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Cover for Status of entomopathogenic nematodes in integrated pest management strategies in Italy.

Pest management of harmful insects by applying entomopathogenic nematodes (EPNs) has been developed in Italy since the early 1980s, continuing in the 1990s and developing strongly since the 2000s in vegetable crops in the open field and in the greenhouse, in orchards and ornamentals. Laboratory...

Author(s)
Tarasco, E.; Ragni, A.; Curto, G.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786390004)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Fungal pathogens of ornamentals: ascomycota.

This chapter describes some diseases (including postharvest diseases) of ornamental plants caused by Ascomycota, including their symptoms and causal agents (including seedborne and soilborne). Some control measures are given, such as use of fungicides, cultural methods, and resistant cultivars.

Author(s)
Fox, R. T. V.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781845937737)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Bacterial pathogens of ornamentals, including mycoplasmas.

This chapter describes some diseases (including storage decay) of ornamental plants caused by bacteria, including mycoplasmas. Information is given on the disease symptoms, causal agents and control measures, including the use of bactericides, cultural methods, biological control agents, and...

Author(s)
Fox, R. T. V.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781845937737)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Seed, seedling and nursery diseases.

This chapter focuses on forest/ornamental tree seed, seedling and nursery diseases, providing information on their causal agents (including seedborne and soilborne fungi), damage, symptoms, epidemiology and effective management by integrating good hygiene, cultural practices, biological and...

Author(s)
Lilja, A.; Poteri, M.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780640402)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The rust fungi: systematics, diseases and their management.

The rust fungi (Uredinales) consist of 7000 species belonging to 163 genera in 14 families and comprise about 10% of all described species in the Kingdom Fungi. All the rust fungi are ecologically obligate parasites on ferns, gymnosperms and angiosperms. There are six vital processes in plants and, ...

Author(s)
Patil, M. S.; Anjali Patil
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936037)
Type
Book chapter

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