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Cover for Fungal diseases of the foliage.

This chapter describes some fungal diseases of banana (Musa and Ensete), providing information on their distribution, economic importance, 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 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 Diseases caused by bacteria and phytoplasmas.

This chapter describes diseases of banana (Musa and Ensete), caused by bacteria and phytoplasmas. Information is given on their economic impact, distribution, symptoms, causal agent(s), disease cycle and epidemiology (e.g. insect vector and mechanical transmission), host reaction, and control using ...

Author(s)
Jones, D. R.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780647197)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Diseases caused by viruses.

This chapter describes viral diseases of banana (Musa and Ensete), providing information on their economic impact, distribution, history, symptoms, causal agent, disease cycle and epidemiology (including insect vector transmission), host reaction, and control using different methods such as natural ...

Author(s)
Jones, D. R.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780647197)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Epidemiology of huanglongbing: implications of infective colonization events.

This chapter discusses the epidemiology of huanglongbing (HLB or citrus greening, presumably caused by 'Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus and vectored by the psyllid Diaphorina citri) in light of a new transmission mechanism. Examples given are from Florida (USA), where incursion of HLB has been...

Author(s)
Halbert, S.; Singer, B.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394088)
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 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 <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 Pathogenesis of <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Alternaria</i> species: physiological, biochemical and molecular characterization.

This chapter focuses on the host range, survival and epidemiology and pathogenic variation, melanin production, infection process, toxin biosynthesis and mechanism of host-specific toxins of Alternaria spp. The effective screening techniques in the breeding for resistance to Alternaria spp.,...

Author(s)
Meena, P. D.; Taj, G.; Chattopadhyay, C.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644837)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Cucumber mosaic.

Cucumber mosaic virus (CMV) causes significant economic losses in several agricultural and horticultural crops worldwide. This chapter presents an overview of the features of the virus, including its genome properties, taxonomy, diversity, symptomatology, host range, transmission, economic...

Author(s)
Masarapu Hema; Pothur Sreenivasulu; Kumar, P. L.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644264)
Type
Book chapter

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