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Colletotrichum: Biology, Pathology and Control

Edited By: JA Bailey and MJ Jeger

388 pages, B/w illus, figs, tabs

CABI Publishing

Hardback | Sep 1992 | #20452 | ISBN: 0851987567
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Colletotrichum is one of the most widespread and important genera of plant pathogenic fungi worldwide, causing disease on many temperate and tropical crops. These fungi have also been used in many fundamental studies of plant-pathogen interactions and are being developed as mycoherbicides for the biological control of weeds. This book is the first to be devoted exclusively to these pathogens. It provides a definitive source of information, not only about the diseases caused by Colletotrichum, but also about its taxonomy and genetics, mechanisms of infection and of plant disease resistance, disease epidemiology, and control of diseases through the integration of methods based on chemicals, biocontrol agents and plant breeding. The work is an essential reference volume for plant pathologists and mycologists.


The genus glomerella and its anamorph colletotrichum, B.C. Sutton; sexuality and genetics fo colletotrichum, R.J. Bryson, et al; molecular transformation and genome analysis fo colletotrichum, R.J. Rodriquez and R.S. Redman; lectin cytochemistry - a new approach to understanding cell differentiation, pathogenesis and taxonomy in colletotrichum, R.J. O'Connell, et al; infection strategies of colletotrichum species, J.A. Bailey, et al; mechanisms of resistance to colletotrichum species, M.T. Esquerre-Tugaye, et al; colletotrichum diseases of legumes, Jillian M. Lenne; colletotrichum diseases of perennial and other cash crops, J.M. Waller; colletotrichum graminicola and the anthracnose diseases of maize and sorghum, Ralph L. Nicholson; colletotrichum lindemuthianum on bean - population dynamics of the pathogen and breeding for resistance, J.C. Tu; colletotrichum coccodes - the pathogen and its hosts, Helene R. Dillard; coffee berry disease - the current status, Dinah Masaba and J.M. Waller; molecular analysis of colletotrichum gloeosporioides pathogenic on the tropical pasture legume stylosanthes, J.M. Manners, et al; molecular differentiation of colletotrichum gloesporioides isolates infecting tropical fruits, P.R. Mills, et al; quiescent infections of colletotrichum in tropical and sub-tropical fruites, D. Prusky and R.A. Plumbley; epidemiology of colletotrichum gloeosporioides in the tropics, J.C. Dodd, et al; chemical control of colletotrichum infection in mangoes, C. Prior, et al; strategies and prospects for biological contro of diseases caused by colletotrichum, P. Jeffries and I. Koomen; use of colletotrichum strains as mycoherbidices, George E. Templeton.

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