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Bacterial Plant Pathology

By: David C Sigee

325 pages, 44 line diagrams, 19 half-tones, 40 tables

Cambridge University Press

Paperback | Mar 2005 | #152572 | ISBN: 052161967X
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Hardback | May 1993 | #20376 | ISBN: 0521350646
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About this book

Bringing together bacterial structure and function, taxonomy, environmental microbiology, induction and development of plant disease, molecular genetics and disease control, Dr Sigee unifies the field, at the same time as emphasising exciting developments in cell and molecular biology. The book is written in a clear and concise manner, illustrated with numerous tables, diagrams and photographs.

'This book provides a useful compilation of information about the cellular and molecular interactions of plant pathogenic bacteria with their hosts ... useful for undergraduates and others who require a background in this area of plant pathology.' Portland Press


Contents

1. Bacteria as plant pathogens; 2. Bacterial structure and function; 3. Taxonomy of plant pathogenic bacteria classification, nomenclature and identification; 4. Plant pathogenic bacteria in the environment; 5. The infection process; 6. Compatible interactions: the hypersensitive response; 7. Bacterial virulence and plant disease; 8. Genetical analysis of plant pathogenic bacteria; 9. Disease control; Index.

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