Plant Pathology

Plant Pathology

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The present title has been designed primarily for the use of students engaged in advanced undergraduate and postgraduate courses in plant pathology. The requirement of a textbook in this field was pressing once since not only did the students find literature on the diseases and other pathological conditions difficult to obtain and to access, but no reasonably complete treatment of the subject from the student s stand point was to be had. To fill this gap is the first objective of this title. Contents: Disease Causing Organisms, Pathogenicity, Mechanical Penetration, Chemical Penetration, Dispersal of Pathogens, Air and Water Disposal, Dispersal of Pathogens by Animals, Fungicides and Pathogens, Nematocidal Effects.Often an additional layer, consisting of waxes, is deposited outside the cuticle especially on younger parts of plants. ... Therefore, for a pathogen to infect a plant it must be able to make its way into and through the plant, obtain nutrients from theanbsp;...

Title:Plant Pathology
Author:G.P. Gupta
Publisher:Discovery Publishing House - 2004-01-01


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