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Principles of Forest Pathology

By: FH Tainter and FA Baker

805 pages, 250 b/w photos, figs, tabs

John Wiley & Sons

Hardback | Feb 1996 | #53872 | ISBN: 0471129526
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Both a forestry and a plant pathology book, this reference deals with the study of the problems and damage to forests due to plant diseases, insects, fire, weather and animals.


Partial table of contents: PRINCIPLES OF FOREST PATHOLOGY. Disease in Concept. Biotic Causes of Disease. Inoculum. Inoculation and Penetration. Colonization and Pathogenesis. Epidemiology. BIOLOGY AND MANAGEMENT OF FOREST DISEASES. Root Pathology. Feeder Root Diseases. Feeder Root Symbioses: Mycorrhizae. Root System Decay. Foliage Pathology. Stem, Foliage, and Cone Rusts. Canker Diseases. Stem Pathology: Systemic Diseases. Diebacks and Declines. Mistletoes. Wood Decay. Glossary. Index.

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