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Cover for Asian citrus psyllid management in Sao Paulo, Brazil.

This chapter focuses on the main management strategies used by citrus growers for Asian citrus psyllid (ACP) control in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Control strategies include monitoring and phytosanitary alert system, chemical control, biological control, and external actions. Farm size and the presence or...

Author(s)
Miranda, M. P.; Ayres, A. J.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394088)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Diseases.

This chapter focuses on the susceptibility of cultivated pawpaws to a large number of diseases. Information on the various pawpaw diseases caused by fungi and fungal-like organisms, bacteria, viruses and phytoplasmas are presented along with notes on their symptoms and control methods.

Author(s)
Vawdrey, L. L.; Campbell, P. R.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241907)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Plant pathology and plant diseases.

This book contains 23 chapters that focuses on the nature, causes and impact of plant diseases, describes the history of plant pathology as a scientific discipline and introduces the disease cycle as the key tool for understanding disease development and devising appropriate management strategies....

Author(s)
Tronsmo, A. M.; Collinge, D. B.; Djurle, A.; Munk, L.; Yuen, J.; Tronsmo, A.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789243185)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Plant viruses.

This chapter gives an overview of plant viruses and viral diseases, as well as virus detection and control. In addition, this chapter discusses infectious agents even smaller than viruses: viroids and satellites.

Author(s)
Blystad, D. R.; Kvarnheden, A.; Valkonen, J.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789243185)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Cultural practices for disease management.

Cultural practices for disease management are of preventative nature, and many of them are natural parts of the growers' general practices. Most of them apply to the principles of avoidance, eradication and protection. While some actions will have a negative effect on a specific pathogen, they may...

Author(s)
Djurle, A.; Blystad, D. R.; Munk, L.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789243185)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Chemical plant disease control.

This chapter focuses on the use of chemical agents used to manage plant diseases caused by fungi and fungal-like organisms and discusses different aspects of the use of fungicides in plant disease control, including fungicide resistance.

Author(s)
Andersson, B.; Djurle, A.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789243185)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Biological control of plant diseases.

Biological control can be defined into several categories of which two have special relevance for biological control of plant diseases, i.e. inoculation and conservation biological control. This chapter defines biological control, and provides some tips on how to select a good biological control...

Author(s)
Tronsmo, A.; Collinge, D. B.; Alabouvette, C.; Jensen, D. F.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789243185)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Disease management strategies using host resistance.

This chapter focuses on host resistance, how to diversify resistance in disease management strategies and how these strategies affect disease intensity. A number of terms related to host resistance are introduced. The typical form of host resistance, which can be introduced into new crop plants via ...

Author(s)
Munk, L.; Yuen, J.; Djurle, A.; Collinge, D. B.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789243185)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Plant health legislation.

This chapter presents the international (global) and regional agreements and authorities that regulate trade and movement of plants and plant products. The aim of these agreements and regulation to reduce the risks of introduction, establishment and spread of new plant diseases is also discussed.

Author(s)
Tronsmo, A. M.; Collinge, D. B.; Yuen, J.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789243185)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Plant pathology in a changing world.

This chapter focuses on the problems caused by known and emerging plant diseases to crop production and the various environmental factors that aggravate these problems. Some challenges to crop production, food security and plant disease management are addressed and the benefits of the increased...

Author(s)
Yuen, J.; Collinge, D. B.; Djurle, A.; Tronsmo, A. M.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789243185)
Type
Book chapter

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