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Tropical Plant Diseases (Second Edition)

H. David Thurston 
APS Press  1998  



Softcover  208 pages, 63 black and white photographs  ISBN 0890541965      £50.00
This book, valuable as a guide to identification and control of tropical plant diseases, incorporates several new developments since the publication of the first edition. It provides up-to-date information on tropical plant diseases including special emphasis on molecular biology, genetic engineering, and integrated pest management in the second edition. The contents are as follows:

The Tropics

Farming in the Tropics

The Importance of Tropical Plant Diseases Rice, Rice Blast, Rice Hoja Blanca Disease, Maize, Philippine Downy Mildew of Maize, Sorghum, Millets, Root and Tuber Crops, Cassava, African Cassava, Mosaic Disease, Sweet Potatoes, Yams, Food Grain Legumes, Common Bean, Web Blight of Beans, Soybeans, Peanuts, Cowpeas, Pigeonpeas, Mungbeans, Bananas and Plantains, Fusarial Wilt of Bananas, Moko Disease of Bananas, Coffee, Coffee Rust, Cacao, Monilia Pod Rot of Cacao, Tea, Tropical Fruits and Nuts, Citrus Canker, Sugarcane, Ratoon Stunting, Disease of Sugarcane, Vegetables, Oil Crops (Coconut), Red Ring Disease of Coconut, Oil Palm, Sesame, Rubber, South American Leaf Blight of Rubber, Fiber Crops, Cotton, Forages, Spices, Tobacco, Drug Crops

General Publications on Tropical Diseases

Agencies Concerned with Tropical Plant Diseases

Acronyms and Abbreviations

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American Phytopathological Society : Fusarium : Sorghum : agriculture & forestry : bacteriology : botanicals : citrus : cocoa : coffee : cotton : crop protection : crops : fibre : food crops : forage crops : fruit : genetics : integrated crop protection : legumes : maize : molecular biology : mycology : oil crops : peanuts : plant pathology : plant science : potato : rice : rubber : soybean : sucrose & sugar crops : tea : virology

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