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The Pathology of Food and Pasture Legumes

Edited By: DJ Allen and JM Lenné

336 pages, Col & b/w plates

CABI Publishing

Hardback | Dec 1997 | #72379 | ISBN: 0851991661
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Provides substantial critical reviews of each crop type as well as a cross-commodity perspective. The content is applicable to both the developed and the developing world, and to temperate and tropical zones. An indispensable volume for plant pathologists as well as plant breeders and agronomists.

"About 25% of the world's protein comes from legumes, and legume food is an essential part of the diet of 700 million people. This book describes the diseases of food and pasture legumes from adzuki bean to zigzag clover. Chapters are devoted to major crops such as groundnut, soybean, common bean, cowpea, pea, fava bean, lentil, chickpea, pigeonpea, lupins, clove, and tropical pasture legumes. . . .Each chapter is written by an internationally recognized scholar." --IPM Practitioner


Disease as a constraint to production and increased productivity of legumes; groundnut diseases; soyabean diseases; diseases of phaseolus bean; cowpea diseases; pea diseases; faba bean diseases; lentil diseases; chickpea diseases; pigeonpea diseases; lupin diseases; clover diseases; diseases of tropical pasture legumes; legume disease management.

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