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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 The current status of root diseases of <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Acacia mangium</i> Willd.

This chapter presents the results of a long-term survey of root diseases in an Acacia mangium plantation in Peninsular Malaysia conducted to monitor their occurrence and spread, and discusses the preliminary results of pathogenicity tests with the associated fungi (Ganoderma philippii, Phellinus...

Author(s)
Lee, S. S.
ISBN
2000 CABI (H ISBN 9780851993881)
Type
Book chapter
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 Spatial and sequential mapping of the incidence of basal stem rot of oil palms (<i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Elaeis guineensis</i>) on a former coconut (<i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Cocos nucifera</i>) plantation.

This chapter focuses on the development of basal stem rot (BSR; Ganoderma boninense [Ganoderma orbiforme]) of oil palms (Elaeis guineensis) planted on an old coconut plantation in Peninsular Malaysia. Crop mappings were done at three time intervals over a 30-month period, which allowed disease...

Author(s)
Abdullah, F.
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

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