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Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Ganoderma</i>. Diseases of Perennial Crops.

This book is a joint effort by 36 authors from 13 countries. The 19 chapters address many current issues in the development of sustainable disease management programmes and are grouped into five major themes. These are, an introduction to the pathogen and its systematics in chapters 1 and 2;...

Author(s)
Flood, J.; Bridge, P. D.; Holderness, M.
ISBN
2000 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851993881)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">In vitro</i> biodegradation of oil-palm stem using macroscopic fungi from South-East Asia: a preliminary investigation.

This chapter describes a preliminary comparison of methods for assessing the biodegradation of oil palm stem (OPS) by macroscopic fungi in vitro as a first step in developing a practical process in vivo. Many of the methods described (enzyme assays, growth assessment, weight loss determination,...

Author(s)
Paterson, R. R. M.; Holderness, M.; Kelley, J.; Miller, R. N. G.; O'Grady, E.
ISBN
2000 CABI (H ISBN 9780851993881)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Molecular and morphological characterization of <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Ganoderma</i> in oil-palm plantings.

This chapter discusses the multidisciplinary characterization of Ganoderma from oil palm and other tropical perennial hosts, including characterization by basidioma morphology, mycelial morphology, genetic-based characterized approaches (isoenzymes, pectinases [polygalacturonases] and intracellular ...

Author(s)
Miller, R. N. G.; Holderness, M.; Bridge, P. D.
ISBN
2000 CABI (H ISBN 9780851993881)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Molecular variation in <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Ganoderma</i> isolates from oil palm, coconut and betelnut.

This chapter provides a brief overview of the symptoms of basal stem rot in Sri Lankan coconut and betelnut palms, and presents the results of a small-scale study established to assess the extent of molecular variation (e.g. via mitochondrial DNA and amplified fragment length polymorphism profiles) ...

Author(s)
Rolph, H.; Wijesekara, R.; Lardner, R.; Abdullah, F.; Kirk, P. M.; Holderness, M.; Bridge, P. D.; Flood, J.
ISBN
2000 CABI (H ISBN 9780851993881)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Integrated pest management of CAB International.

This chapter describes CABI's initiatives in promoting integrated pest (insects, pathogens, weeds and nematodes) management, briefly covering contributions in terms of pest diagnosis and advisory services, rational pesticide use, biological control and biological pesticides, soil and seed health,...

Author(s)
Dent, D. R.; Holderness, M.; Vos, J. G. M.
ISBN
2003 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996523)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Surveys and sampling.

The structure of disease surveys and protocols for sampling of infected crops are presented. Factors that determine the basic structure of a survey, which include the techniques to be used and the skills required, are mentioned. Tabulated data on disease symptoms associated with likely pathogens...

Author(s)
Holderness, M.
ISBN
2001 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851994581)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Ganodermataceae</i>: nomenclature and classification.

This chapter serves as an introduction to the plant pathogens belonging to Ganodermataceae and their systematics. It provides a history of Ganoderma taxonomy and nomenclature, and describes the morphological features and cultural characteristics of Ganoderma species. Information on the taxonomy and ...

Author(s)
Seo, G. S.; Kirk, P. M.
ISBN
2000 CABI (H ISBN 9780851993881)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Systematics of <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Ganoderma</i>.

This chapter focuses on the taxonomy of Ganoderma species, including the traditional taxonomy and molecular taxonomy (gene trees and species trees, and phylogeny of intergenic transcribed spacer nucleotide sequence data). Specific sections are provided for discussions on host specificity,...

Author(s)
Moncalvo, J. M.
ISBN
2000 CABI (H ISBN 9780851993881)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Status of <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Ganoderma</i> in oil palm.

This chapter discusses the geographical distribution of basal stem rot (BSR; caused by Ganoderma spp.) of oil palm (Elaeis guineensis), the symptoms of BSR disease, economic importance, epidemiology (mycelium contact and Ganoderma basidiospores), predisposition factors associated with BSR disease...

Author(s)
Ariffin, D.; Idris, A. S.; Singh, G.
ISBN
2000 CABI (H ISBN 9780851993881)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Basal stem rot of oil palm in Thailand caused by <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Ganoderma</i>.

This chapter presents the methods and results of surveys done to determine the incidence of basal stem rot (BSR; Ganoderma sp.) in oil palms (Elaeis guineensis) in Thailand. After 2 years' observation on 3-year-old palms in replantings and on 20-year-old palms, at three locations, no symptoms of...

Author(s)
Likhitekaraj, S.; Tummakate, A.
ISBN
2000 CABI (H ISBN 9780851993881)
Type
Book chapter

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