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Plant Pathology and Plant Pathogens


By: John A Lucas

274 pages, B/w photos, 181 illus, figs, tabs


Paperback | May 1998 | Edition: 3 | #7569 | ISBN: 0632030461
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Revised edition of this renowned textbook.

This book is the best of a number of inexpensive paperbacks available for introductory courses in plant pathology...the authors are to be congratulated on a well-produced text. (Plant Pathology). The book is not intended to be a reference work but a guide, and if it is used as such, the reader should quickly, and enjoyably, gain a sound grasp of the principles of plant pathology. Journal of Experimental Botany


Part 1 Plant disease: the diseased plant; the microbial pathogens; pathogen structure and function; disease assessment and forecasting; plant disease epidemics. Part 2 Host-pathogen interactions: entry and colonization of the host; the physiology of plant disease; microbial pathogenicity; plant defence; host-pathogen specificity. Part 3 Disease management: disease management by chemicals; disease management by host resistance; biological control of plant disease; an integrated approach to disease management.

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