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Nature and Prevention of Plant Diseases

By: KS Chester(Author)

526 pages, illustrations, tables

JV Publishing

Hardback | Jan 2006 [2008 reprint] | #185829 | ISBN: 8188818151
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1. Significance of plant disease in agriculture
2. Types of plant disease: Fungi
3. Diseases caused by basidiomycetes: rusts
4. Diseases caused by basidiomycetes: Smuts
5. Diseases caused by basidiomycetes: fleshy fungi; mycorrhizae
6. Disease caused by ascomycetes
7. Diseases caused by imperfect fungi
8. Diseases caused by phycomucetes and related fungi
9. Damping-off and related troubles
10. Diseases caused by bacteria
11. Diseases caused by viruses
12. Diseases caused by parasitic seed plants and algae; epiphytes
13. Diseases caused by nematodes or eelworms
14. Physiogenic diseases
15. The methods of studying plant diseases
16. Environment and parasitic disease
17. Etiology and epiphytology of disease
18. Principles and procedures in the control of plant diseases; control of plant diseases by regulation
19. Control of plant disease by inducing resistance
20. Control of plant diseases by cultural methods


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