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Forest Pathology and Plant Health

Journal / MagazineNew

Series: Forests (Special Issues)

By: Matteo Garbelotto(Editor), Paolo Gonthier(Editor)

234 pages, 63 colour illustrations

Mdpi AG

Paperback | Jan 2018 | #240571 | ISBN-13: 9783038426714
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About this book

This book is a printed edition of the Special Issue Forest Pathology and Plant Health that was published in the journal Forests.

Every year, a number of new forest pathosystems are discovered as the result of introduction of alien pathogens, host shifts and jumps, hybridization and recombination among pathogens, etc. Disease outbreaks may also be favored by climate change and forest management. The mechanisms driving the resurgence of native pathogens and the invasion of alien ones need to be better understood in order to draft sustainable control strategies. For this Special Issue, we welcome population biology studies providing insights on the epidemiology and invasiveness of emergent forest pathogens possibly by contrasting different scenarios varying in pathogen and host populations size, genetics, phenotype and phenology, landscape fragmentation, occurrence of disturbances, management practices, etc. Both experimental and monitoring approaches are welcome. In summary, this special issue focuses on how variability in hosts, pathogens, or ecology may affect the emergence of new threats to plant species.


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