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Cover for Annosus root and butt rots.

The root and butt rots caused by the Heterobasidion annosum species complex, hereafter referred as H. annosum sensu lato, are among the most destructive diseases of conifers. In this chapter, the host range, distribution, detection, infection biology, patterns and rate of spread, as well as the...

Author(s)
Gonthier, P.; Thor, M.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780640402)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Cypress canker.

This chapter will take into consideration only Seiridium canker of cypress because of its spread at a global level and the serious damage and economic losses that it causes to many Cupressaceae in forests, windbreaks and ornamental plantings. Information is given on their detection, infection...

Author(s)
Danti, R.; Rocca, G. della; Panconesi, A.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780640402)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Infectious forest diseases.

This book reviews the most serious infectious diseases in both forest and urban environments, and in landscape settings, and provides practical guidelines for their management based upon both basic and applied scientific research. It was conceived as a comprehensive reference manual for biotic...

Author(s)
Gonthier, P.; Nicolotti, G.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780640402)
Type
Book
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Cover for Forest diseases caused by viruses.

This chapter focuses on the epidemiology and management of forest diseases caused by viruses. Information is given on different pathogen detection methods (biological indexing, electron microscopic observations, antibody-based methods, doublestranded RNA-analysis, molecular hybridization and PCR),...

Author(s)
Büttner, C.; Bargen, S. von; Bandte, M.; Mühlbach, H. P.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780640402)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Concepts of epidemiology of forest diseases.

This chapter starts with the definition of epidemiology followed by the presentation of the disease triangle/pyramid model, which illustrates the interaction between the three elements of plant diseases (host plant, infectious agent and environment) and presents examples of pathogen, host and...

Author(s)
Oliva, J.; Boberg, J. B.; Hopkins, A. J. M.; Stenlid, J.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780640402)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Forest diseases caused by prokaryotes: phytoplasmal and bacterial diseases.

This chapter focuses on the epidemiology and management of forest diseases caused by phytoplasmas and bacteria. Information is given on their detection methods (including PCR assays), infection biology, insect vectors and host range, as well as on management strategies and tactics, which include...

Author(s)
Griffiths, H. M.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780640402)
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
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Heart rots, sap rots and canker rots.

This chapter is mainly devoted to stem rots in temperate and boreal forests of the northern hemisphere, primarily focusing on stands subjected to various management regimes but, to a certain extent, also to nature conservation. Information are provided on the pathogen habitats, impact on forestry,...

Author(s)
Vasaitis, R.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780640402)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Blackstain root disease and other Leptographium diseases.

The epidemiology and management of forest tree diseases associated with Leptographium spp. are the focus of this chapter, with emphasis on the few that are involved in root disease complexes. L. wageneri [Grosmannia wageneri] is responsible for blackstain root disease and is considered a virulent...

Author(s)
Eckhardt, L. G.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780640402)
Type
Book chapter

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