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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 Chapter Info
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 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
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 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 <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Phytophthora capsici</i> in the eastern USA.

Phytophthora capsici was first documented in the eastern USA in Florida in 1931 and was subsequently reported in New York in 1935, New Jersey around 1970, South Carolina in 1994, Michigan in 1997 and Illinois in 1999. The host range, epidemiology in the eastern USA, isolating from plant tissue,...

Author(s)
Granke, L.; Quesada-Ocampo, L.; Hausbeck, M.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780640938)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Distribution and biology of <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Phytophthora tropicalis</i>.

Phytophthora tropicalis attacks hosts in 23 plant families and is often recovered from plant nurseries and economically important trees. Described formally in 2001, P. tropicalis has long been considered an evolutionarily distinct species. This chapter provides an overview of the biology and common ...

Author(s)
Uchida, J.; Kadooka, C. Y.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780640938)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Armillaria root rots.

Armillaria causes root disease of woody plants (including forest trees, amenity trees, orchard trees and vines). This chapter summarizes the knowledge of the fungus in forestry and emphasizes interesting facts for the forest manager. Information is provided on their distribution, detection,...

Author(s)
Guillaumin, J. J.; Legrand, P.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780640402)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Laminated and tomentosus root rots.

Phellinus sulphurascens is the causal agent of laminated root rot, which attacks a number of conifer species, with Douglas-fir (Pseudotsuga menziesii) as its most economically important host. This chapter provides information on their distribution, detection, infection biology, epidemiology, and...

Author(s)
Lewis, K. J.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780640402)
Type
Book chapter

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