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Plant Pathogen Detection and Disease Diagnosis

Handbook / Manual

Series: Books in Soils, Plants, and the Environment Series Volume: 81

By: P Narayanasamy

518 pages, figs, tabs

Marcel Dekker Inc.

Hardback | Dec 2001 | Edition: 2 | #135076 | ISBN: 0824705912
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NHBS Price: £146.00 $179/€164 approx

About this book

This work provides information on the detection, identification, and differentiation of all microbial plant pathogens - presenting modern protocols for rapid diagnosis of diseases based on biological, physical, chemical and molecular properties. It contains methods for the selection of disease-free seeds and vegetatively propagated planting materials and quarantine techniques for screening newly introduced plant materials.


Characteristics of pathogenic microbes; symptoms of plant diseases; dissemination of plant pathogens; cross-protection; chemodiagnostic methods; electron microscopy; serodiagnostic methods; nucleic acid-based techniques; detection of double-strandedRNAs; diagnosis and monitoring of plant diseases.

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