Diseases of Edible Oilseed Crops

Diseases of Edible Oilseed Crops

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Diseases of Edible Oilseed Crops presents an unprecedentedly thorough collection of information on the diseases of cultivated annual oilseed crops, including peanut, rapeseed-mustard, sesame, soybean, sunflower, and safflower. Written by internationally recognized researchers, this book covers and integrates worldwide literature in the field up to 2014, setting it apart from other books that are only of regional importance. The book focuses on major diseases of economic importance to each crop. Each chapter is devoted to a type of crop and a profile of affecting diseases according to geographical occurrence, epidemiology, symptoms, causal pathogens, host-pathogen interactions, biotechnological aspects, and the latest approaches to understanding host-pathogen interactions. It also includes discussions on developments on controversial subjects in research in order to stimulate thinking and further conversation with an eye toward improvements and resolutions. Research on oilseed crop diseases has expanded tremendously in the past 30 years, primarily as an effort to reduce losses to various stresses, including crop diseases. In the war against hunger and malnutrition, it is necessary to enhance and update knowledge about crop diseases and managing them. By compiling decades of information from previously scattered research into a single globally minded volume, Diseases of Edible Oilseed Crops provides these much-needed updates and enhancements.For rust to be damaging, first infections will probably have to occur before the R3 stage of soybean development. ... Though row spacing and rainfall intensity do not show significant effect on the vertical distribution of uredinia throughout the soybean ... These observations suggest that soybeans are exposed to airborne inoculum of the pathogen long before symptoms occur, and it is hypothesized thatanbsp;...

Title:Diseases of Edible Oilseed Crops
Author:Chirantan Chattopadhyay, S. J. Kolte, Farid Waliyar
Publisher:CRC Press - 2015-10-20


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