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Diseases and Pathogens of Eucalypts

By: PJ Keane(Editor), GA Kile(Editor), FD Podger(Editor), BN Brown(Editor)

576 pages, colour illustrations


Hardback | Oct 2000 | #214109 | ISBN: 0643065237
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Over the last fifty years, there has been an increasing recognition that eucalypts are vulnerable to a wide range of diseases. They have suffered destructive epidemics, particularly of dieback caused by the cinnamon fungus in native forests, of foliar diseases and cankers in plantations, and of dieback of remnant trees on agricultural and grazing land.

This has stimulated intensive research into the causes and management of diseases of the eucalypts. Diseases and Pathogens of Eucalypts represents a comprehensive review of our current knowledge of the health and diseases of eucalypts.



Section I: The Eucalypt – Their Importance, Diversity and Biology
- Economic and Social Importance of Eucalypts
- Morphology, Phylogeny, Origin, Distribution and Genetic Diversity of the Eucalypts
- Growth Habits and Silviculture of Eucalypts
- Ecology of Eucalypt Regeneration
- Physiology of Eucalypts in Relation to Disease
- Mycorrhizas of Eucalypts

Section II: The Diseases of Eucalypts – Their Causes and Biology
- Diseases and Fungi of the Reproductive Structures of Eucalypts
- Disease during Propagation of Eucalypts
- Fungal Diseases of Eucalypt Foliage
- Canker Diseases of Eucalypts
- Diseases of Eucalypts Caused by Soilborne Species of Phytophthora and Pythium
- Woody Root Rots of Eucalypts
- Stem and Butt Rot of Eucalypts
- Diseases of Eucalypts Associated with Viruses, Phytoplasmas, Bacteria and Nematodes
- Mistletoes and other Phanerogams Parasitic on Eucalypts
- Nutritional Disorders and other Abiotic Stresses of Eucalypts
- Eucalypt Diseases of Complex Etiology

Colour Plates

Section III: Management of Eucalypt Diseases
- Management of Eucalypt Diseases – Options and Constraints
- Management of Disease in Native Eucalypt Forests and Woodlands
- Management of Phytophthora cinnamomi during Bauxite Mining in Eucalyptus marginata Forest – A Special Case
- Management of Disease during Eucalypt Propagation
- Management of Disease in Eucalypt Plantations

Animal Index
Fungi and other Microorganisms (Actinomycetes, Bacteria, Oomycota, Phytoplasmas) Index
Plant Index
Subject Index

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