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Cover for Policy frameworks for the implementation of a classical biological control strategy: the Indian experience.

This chapter is intended to share the Indian experience on importing and utilizing a rust pathogen for the classical biological control of a weed - the first ever attempt to introduce a plant pathogen for classical biological control of a weed by any country in the region. As a prelude to this, the ...

Author(s)
Rabindra, R. J.; Kumar, P. S.; Verghese, A.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646275)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Diseases.

This chapter focuses on the major disease problems in rape and Indian mustard, particularly under Indian conditions, and their management. The importance of breeding for disease resistance in protecting crops from damages due to these biotic factors is also discussed.

Author(s)
Chattopadhyay, C.; Kolte, S. J.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644837)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Postharvest technology - yeast as biocontrol agents: progress, problems and prospects.

Storage losses of fruits in India are high owing to temperature and humidity conditions. Losses in fruits are estimated to vary between 20 and 30%, valued at nearly 8000 crores annually, depending on the fruit variety and the postharvest handling system. The application of fungicides to fruits...

Author(s)
Neeta Sharma; Pallavi Awasthi
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936037)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for Fungicide resistance in crop protection: risk and management.

This book contains 21 chapters contributed by active researchers from several countries including Brazil, Canada, the Czech Republic, France, Greece, India, Israel, Italy, Japan, Sweden, Switzerland, the UK and the USA. The book chapters have been divided into five sections. The first section on...

Author(s)
Thind, T. S.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845939052)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Fungicide resistance in India: status and management strategies.

Compared to developed countries, not much work has been done on the problem of fungicide resistance in India. This could be attributed to the lack of awareness among Indian workers about the importance of the problem and the non-availability of trained scientific manpower in this field. Most of the ...

Author(s)
Thind, T. S.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845939052)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Recent advances in the management of fungal pathogens of fruit crops.

Fruits constitute a rich source of sugars, vitamins, minerals and medicinally important compounds like flavonoids, which prevent cancer and cardiovascular diseases. These are eaten as a dessert or processed into jams, jellies, ice creams and drinks; grapes are dried to make raisins. The science of...

Author(s)
Arun Arya
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936037)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Diseases of fenugreek (<i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Trigonella foenum-graecum</i> L.) and their control measures, with special emphasis on fungal diseases.

Fenugreek (Trigonella foenum-graecum L.) is an annual legume crop cultivated in India, the Mediterranean region, China, parts of Africa, Europe and Australia and, in recent years, in North America. Although traditionally used as a spice crop, fenugreek has important medicinal and nutraceutical...

Author(s)
Acharya, S. N.; Thomas, J. E.; Prasad, R.; Basu, S. K.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936037)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Current status of poplar leaf rust in India.

This chapter covers the distribution, hosts, epidemiology, and biological and chemical control of poplar leaf rust (Melampsora ciliata) in India. The effects of host genotype and pathogen isolate on disease development, and resistance in some poplar genotypes are also covered.

Author(s)
Sharma, R. C.; Sharma, S.; Sharma, K. R.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851999999)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for Forests and society: sustainability and life cycles of forests in human landscapes.

This book, which contains 8 chapters, provides a framework for the general public, forest managers and policy makers to understand what factors need to be included when working towards using and protecting the world's forests so that they can be sustained. Topics covered include: historical...

Author(s)
Vogt, K. A.; Honea, J.; Vogt, D. J.; Andreu, M.; Edmonds, R.; Sigurdardóttir, R.; Patel-Weynand, T.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930981)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Effect of preventative fungicide sprays on <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Melampsora</i> rust of poplar in the nursery.

This chapter presents a study conducted in 1999 and 2000 that evaluated the efficacy of carbendazim (0.05%), benomyl (0.05%), difenoconazole (0.02%), penconazole (0.06%), hexaconazole (0.1%), captan (0.2%), copper oxychloride (0.3%), Foltaf [captafol] (0.25%), mancozeb (0.25%), dinocap (0.1%), and...

Author(s)
Sharma, R. C.; Sharma, S.; Gupta, A. K.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851999999)
Type
Book chapter

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