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Biological Control of Microbial Plant Pathogens

By: R Campbell

218 pages, Figs, tabs, b/w illus

Cambridge University Press

Paperback | Nov 1989 | #8679 | ISBN: 0521349001
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About this book

Describes the biological ways in which diseases of plants, caused by pathogenic microbes, can be controlled without the use of chemical pesticides.

...an excellent introduction to the literature on disease control through biological means. Phytopathology News "...well written and easy to read and will certainly furnish a good overview for novices to the field." |American Society for the Microbiology News "...well written and easy to read and will certainly furnish a good overview for novices to the field." |American Society for the Microbiology News


Contents

Preface; 1. Introduction to plant pathology and microbial ecology; 2. Historical and commercial background and methodology of biological control; 3. Biocontrol on leaf surfaces; 4. Biocontrol of stem diseases; 5. Biocontrol of diseases of roots; 6. Biocontrol of diseases of flowers and fruit; 7. Biocontrol of diseases of seeds and seedlings; 8. Conclusions and perspectives.

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