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Pathogen and Plant Disease

ByDr.A.K Kushwaha

This edition of the classic textbook in plant pathology outlines how to recognize, treat, and prevent plant diseases. It provides extensive 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 comprises art of treating a sick plant as well as science of understanding the nature of the diseased plant. Primarily aimed to cater to the needs of undergraduate students, this book provides comprehensive treatment of fundamental facts, terminology and general aspects of Plant Pathology. it provides an introduction to the subject for beginners in this field. it can also serve as a laboratory manual. CONTENTS 1.introduction 2. Causes of plant diseases 3. Classification of plant diseases 4. Effect of pathogen on the plants 5. Dissemination of plant diseases 6. Diseases caused by abiotic factor 7. Role of enzymes and toxins in plant disease development 8. Defense mechanism in plants 9. Infection and host-parasite relationship 10. Principles and methods of plant disease control 11. Culture media and sterilization 12. Disease forecasting 13. Remote sensing – meaning, scope, objectives, advantages 14. Host plant resistance 15. Disease of rice 16. Disease of wheat 17. Diseases of sorghum 18. Diseases of pearlmilled 19. Diseases of maize 20. Diseases of turmeric 21. Diseases of tobacco 22. Diseases of groundnut 23. Diseases of sunflower 24. Diseases of sesamum 25. Diseases of cotton 26. Diseases of pigeonpea or arhar 28. Diseases of bengal gram 29. Diseases of soybean 30. Diseases of sugarcane 31. Diseases of citrus 32. Diseases of mango 33. Diseases of banana 34. Diseases of grapes 35. Diseases of apple 36. Diseases of papaya 37. Diseases of chilli 38. Diseases of brinjal 39. Diseases of bhendi 40. Diseases of potato 41. Diseases of cabbage 42. Diseases of cucurbits 43.diseases of tomato 44. Diseases of beans 45. Diseases of onion & garlic 46. Diseases of coffee and tea Definition and terms References


Publication Date
Jul 27, 2020
Science & Medicine
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By (author): Dr.A.K Kushwaha



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