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The Elms: Breeding, Conservation, and Disease Management

Edited By: Christopher P Dunn

361 pages, Figs, tabs

Kluwer Academic Publishers

Hardback | Dec 2000 | #106207 | ISBN: 0792377249
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Presents the current state of knowledge on breeding for disease resistance, conservation and systematics, providing a useful reference work for pathologists, breeders, taxonomists and arborists.


Contributors. Foreword; J. Gibbs. Preface. Acknowledgments. Part I: Taxonomy. 1. The European Elms: Molecular Markers, Population Genetics, and Biosystematics; P.M. Hollingsworth, et al. 2. Elms of China; L. Fu, Y. Xin. Part II: Diseases and Pests. 3. Insect Vector Behavior and the Evolution of Dutch Elm Disease; J. Webber. 4. Intercontinental Spread and Continuing Evolution of the Dutch Elm Disease Pathogens; C.M. Brasier. 5. A Modelling Approach to the Epidemiology of Dutch Elm Disease; J. Swinton, C.A. Gilligan. 6. Elm Yellows in Europe; L. Mittempergher. 7. Elm Yellows in North America; W.A. Sinclair. 8. Insect Resistance of Elm Genotypes; F. Miller. Part III: Disease Management. 9. The Management of Dutch Elm Disease; R.J. Stipes. 10. Dutch Elm Disease Chemotherapy with Arbotect 20-S TM and Alamo TM; M.A. Stennes. 11. Dutch Elm Disease in New Zealand; P.D. Gadgil, et al. 12. Viruses as Biological Control Agents of the Dutch Elm Disease Fungus Ophiostoma novo-ulmi; C.M. Brasier. Part IV: Breeding. 13. Asian Elms; Sources of Disease and Insect Resistance; E.B. Smalley, R.P. Guries. 14. Once and Future Elms: Classical and Molecular Approaches to Dutch Elm Disease Resistance; R.P. Guries, E.B. Smalley. 15. Notes on Elm Breeding and Genetics; H.M. Heybroek. 16. Genetic Manipulations with Elms; K.M.A. Gartland, et al. 17. USDA Genetic Research on Elms; A.M. Townsend. Part V: Conservation. 18. The Conservation of Elm Genetic Resources in Europe; E. Collin, et al. 19. Spanish Program for the Conservation and Breeding of Elms Against DED; A. Solla, et al. 20. Native Elms of Saxony, Germany; G.L. Mackenthun. Part VI: The Future. 21. Public Involvement with Elms and Other Species; R.O. Sommer, J. Summit. 22. The Promise and the Future of Urban Elms: A Personal Perspective; G.H. Ware. 23. The Return of the Elm: Status of Elms in the Nursery Industry; K. Warren. Appendix. Index.

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