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Plant Pathology (Fifth Edition)

George N Agrios 
Academic Press  January 2005  



Hardback  952pages  ISBN 9780120445653      £60.00
The fifth edition of this well known book provides the comprehensive information on molecular techniques and biological control in plant diseases
  • Comprehensive in coverage
  • Numerous excellent diagrams and photographs
  • A large variety of disease examples for instructors to choose for their course
The fourth edition of this classic and comprehensive text provided extensive coverage of fungal, viral, bacterial, nematode and other plant diseases and epidemiology. It also covered aspects of plant genetics and disease resistance as well as modern management of plants. It was thoroughly updated in a new larger format and including a new section of colour plates, this book continues to be both a simplified textbook and a complete resource for those needing well-organised, essential information concerning the pathology of plants.

The fifth edition of the classic textbook in plant pathology outlines how to recognize, treat, and prevent plant diseases. It provides extensice coverage of abiotic, fungal, viral, bacterial,nematode and other plant diseases and their associated epidemiology. It also covers the genetics of resistance and modern management on plant disease.

Plant Pathology, 5th Edition, is now the most comprehensive resource and textbook that professionals, faculty and students can consult for well-organized, essential information. This thoroughly revised edition is 45% larger, covering new discoveries and developments in plant pathology and enhanced by hundreds of new color photographs and illustrations.

Readership: Students in senior undergraduate and postgraduate level plant pathology courses, in departments of plant science, crop science, botany, forestry and related agricultural sciences. Contents

  • 1. GENERAL ASPECTS
  • 2. PARASITISM AND DISEASE DEVELOPMENT
  • 3. EFFECTS OF PATHOGENS ON PLANT PHYSIOLOGICAL FUNCTIONS
  • 4. GENETICS OF PLANT DISEASE
  • 5. HOW PATHOGENS ATTACK PLANTS
  • 6. HOW PLANTS DEFEND THEMSELVES AGAINST PATHOGENS
  • 7. ENVIRONMENTAL EFFECTS ON THE DEVELOPMENT OF PLANT DISEASE
  • 8. PLANT DISEASE EPIDEMIOLOGY
  • 9. CONTROL OF PLANT DISEASES
  • 10. ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS THAT CAUSE PLANT DISEASES
  • 11. PLANT DISEASES CAUSED BY FUNGI
  • 12. PLANT DISEASES CAUSED BY PROKARYOTES: BACTERIA AND MOLLICUTES
  • 13. PLANT DISEASES CAUSED BY PARASITIC HIGHER PLANTS, INVASIVE HIGHER PLANTS, AND PARASITIC GREEN PLANTS.
  • 14. PLANT DISEASES CAUSED BY VIRUSES
  • 15. PLANT DISEASES CAUSED BY NEMATODES
  • 16. PLANT DISEASES CAUSED BY FLAGELLATE PROTOZOA
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