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Cover for Fungal diseases of the root, corm and pseudostem.

This chapter discusses fungal diseases of the root, corm and pseudostem of banana (Musa and Ensete), providing information on their economic impact, distribution, symptoms, causal agent(s), disease cycle and epidemiology, host reaction, and control using cultural, chemical, biological and other...

Author(s)
Jones, D. R.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780647197)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Fungal diseases of banana fruit.

This chapter discusses fungal diseases of banana (Musa and Ensete) fruit, providing information on their economic impact, distribution, symptoms, causal agent(s), disease cycle and epidemiology, host reaction, and control using cultural, chemical, biological and other control methods.

Author(s)
Jones, D. R.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780647197)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for Handbook of diseases of banana, abacá and enset.

This handbook contains 13 chapters covering banana (Musa and Ensete) diseases caused by various groups of causal agents and disorders caused by unknown and known factors. Topics discussed include fungal diseases of the foliage, root, corm, pseudostem, fruit (pre- and postharvest), as well as...

Author(s)
Jones, D. R.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780647197)
Type
Book
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Cover for Almond diseases.

This chapter aims to provide an overview of up-to-date knowledge on major diseases affecting almond, and it is intended to be applicable worldwide. It is divided into five sections. The first section describes diseases caused by graft-transmissible pathogens (viruses, viroids and phytoplasmas). The ...

Author(s)
Palacio-Bielsa, A.; Cambra, M.; Martínez, C.; Olmos, A.; Pallás, V.; López, M. M.; Adaskaveg, J. E.; Förster, H.; Cambra, M. A.; Duval, H.; Esmenjaud, D.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643540)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Minor families.

This chapter includes mites in five families (Dolichocybidae, Siteroptidae, Pygmephoridae, Scutacaridae and Microdispidae) that have in common a capacity to be either directly or indirectly injurious to mushrooms (including edible and cultivated mushroom species). Information is given on their...

Author(s)
Vacante, V.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781845939946)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Albugo candida</i>.

This chapter focuses on the taxonomy and nomenclature, host range, geographical distribution, inoculation techniques, epidemiology, association with Hyaloperonospora, pathogenic variation, virulence spectrum, host resistance, genetics of host-parasite interactions, slow white rusting in crucifers...

Author(s)
Verma, P. R.; Saharan, G. S.; Meena, P. D.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644837)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Nematophagous fungi as biocontrol agents of phytonematodes.

This chapter aims to highlight the significance of nematophagous fungi, their efficacy as biological control agent as well as their possible role in future control strategies of nematodes, particularly those concerning the integrated nematode management programme. Information is given on their...

Author(s)
Askary, T. H.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643755)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Nematophagous fungi: ecology, diversity and geographical distribution.

This chapter focuses on the diversity, taxonomy, geographical distribution of nematophagous fungi. The factors affecting the distribution of nematode-trapping fungi, such as salinity, soil moisture and soil texture, among others, are discussed. Certain statistical tools that can be applied in the...

Author(s)
Dasgupta, M. K.; Khan, M. R.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643755)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Wild <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Lactuca saligna</i>: a rich source of variation for lettuce breeding.

This chapter describes the morphology, chromosome number, DNA content, secondary metabolites, taxonomy and relation to other Lactuca species, geographical distribution, ecological requirements, representation in germplasm collections, molecular polymorphism, and resistance to diseases and pests...

Author(s)
Lebeda, A.; Křístková, E.; Kitner, M.; Mieslerová, B.; Pink, D. A.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646138)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Biology, ecology and control of the Ficus whitefly, <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Singhiella simplex</i> (Hemiptera: Aleyrodidae).

This chapter describes the economic importance, geographical distribution, biological development, life history, host plants, and control (using insecticides and biological control agents such as parasitoids, predatory insects and entomogenous fungi) of the ficus whitefly, Singhiella simplex.

Author(s)
Legaspi, J. C.; Mannion, C.; Amalin, D.; Legaspi, B. C., Jr.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938291)
Type
Book chapter

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