The Resource Concise encyclopedia of plant pathology, P. Vidhyasekaran

Concise encyclopedia of plant pathology, P. Vidhyasekaran

Label
Concise encyclopedia of plant pathology
Title
Concise encyclopedia of plant pathology
Statement of responsibility
P. Vidhyasekaran
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"An easy-to-use single reference source covering the full range of subject areas associated with plant pathology!"--Publisher's description
Action
digitized
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
632/.3/03
Index
index present
LC call number
SB728
LC item number
.V525 2004eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
  • encyclopedias
Label
Concise encyclopedia of plant pathology, P. Vidhyasekaran
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
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Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Foreword / Sally A. Miller -- ch. 1. Birth and Development of Plant Pathology -- History -- Modern Plant Pathology -- CAUSAL ORGANISMS -- ch. 2. Bacteria -- Structure of Bacterial Cells -- Reproduction of Bacteria -- Nomenclature of Bacterial Pathogens -- Classification of Plant Bacterial Pathogens -- Systematic Position of Crop Bacterial Pathogens -- ch. 3. Fungi, Including Chromista and Protozoa -- Three Kingdoms Containing "Fungi": Fungi, Chromista, and Protozoa -- Oomycota -- Protozoa -- Phyla in the Kingdom Fungi -- Ascomycota -- Basidiomycota -- Chytridiomycota -- Zygomycota -- Mitosporic Fungi -- Systematic Positions of Crop Fungal Pathogens (Including Chromista and Protozoa) -- ch. 4. Parasitic Flagellate Protozoa -- Phloem Necrosis of Coffee -- Hartrot of Coconut -- Marchitez Disease of Oil Palm -- ch. 5. Parasitic Green Algae -- Economic Importance -- Disease Symptoms -- Life Cycle -- Disease Management -- ch. 6. Parasitic Higher Plants -- Striga -- Orobanche -- Loranthus -- Cassytha -- Cuscuta -- ch. 7. Parasitic Nematodes -- Structure of Nematodes -- Plant Parasitic Nematodes -- Disease Symptoms -- Management of Parasitic Nematodes -- ch. 8. Phytoplasmas and Spiroplasmas -- Phytoplasmas -- Spiroplasmas -- ch. 9. Viroids -- Structure of Viroids -- Viroid Infection Process and Management -- Virusoids (Encapsidated, Viroidlike, Satellite RNAs) -- ch. 10. Viruses -- Structure of Viruses -- Mechanism of Plant Virus Infection -- Inclusion Bodies -- Satellite Viruses, Satellite RNA, and Defective Interfering Viruses -- Classification of Viruses -- Systematic Position of Important Viral Pathogens -- Symptoms of Crop Virus Diseases -- Mode of Transmission of Virus Diseases -- Virus Disease Diagnosis -- Important Crop Diseases Caused by Viruses -- COMMON DISEASE SYMPTOMS, ASSESSMENT, AND DIAGNOSIS -- ch. 11. Common Disease Symptoms -- ch. 12. Crop Disease Assessment -- Disease Incidence Assessment -- Disease Severity Assessment -- Disease Index -- Area Under Disease Progress Curve (AUDPC) -- Remote Sensing -- Digital Image Analysis -- ch. 13. Crop Disease Diagnosis -- Diagnosis Based on Disease Symptoms -- Diagnosis by Immunological Techniques -- Nucleic Acid Probe-Based Methods -- Diagnosis of Crop Fungal Diseases -- Diagnosis of Crop Bacterial Diseases -- Diagnosis of Crop Viral Diseases -- Diagnosis of Viroid Diseases -- Diagnosis of Phytoplasma Diseases -- Plant Clinics and Diagnostic Service Laboratories -- Digitally Assisted Diagnosis -- CROP DISEASE EPIDEMIOLOGY -- ch. 14. Assessment of Disease Progress -- What Is Epidemiology? -- Disease Progress Curve -- Area Under Disease Progress Curve (AUDPC) -- Apparent Infection Rate -- ch. 15. Factors Involved in Disease Increase -- Environmental Factors Affecting Sporulation -- Environmental Factors Affecting Spore Release -- Environmental Factors Affecting Spore Dispersal -- Measurement of Spore Dispersal -- Disease Gradients -- Environmental Factors Affecting Spread of Bacterial Pathogens -- Environmental Factors Affecting Infection and Disease Development -- ch. 16. Forecasting Models -- Types of Models -- Specific Models -- CROP DISEASE MANAGEMENT -- ch. 17. Biological Control -- Microbial Pesticides -- Trichoderma -- Pseudomonas Species -- Other Organisms -- Commercially Available Microbial Pesticides -- ch. 18. Biological Control -- Mycorrhiza -- What Is a Mycorrhiza? -- Diseases Controlled by Mycorrhizal Fungi -- Mechanisms Involved in Biocontrol by Mycorrhizae -- Mass Production of Mycorrhizal Fungi -- Commercialization of Mycorrhizae -- ch. 19. Breeding for Disease Resistance -- Conventional Breeding -- Types of Disease Resistance -- Interaction Between Resistance Genes -- Molecular Marker-Assisted Selection -- Near-Isogenic Lines (NIL) -- Common Breeding Methods for Disease Resistance -- Breeding for Quantitative (Partial) Resistance Using QTL Linked with Markers -- ch. 20. Breeding for Disease Resistance -- Genetic Engineering -- Transgenic Plants Expressing Plant Resistance Genes -- Transgenic Plants Expressing Plant Defense Genes -- Transgenic Plants Expressing Genes Involved in a Signal Transduction System -- Transgenic Plants Expressing Plant Proteinase-Inhibitor Genes -- Transgenic Plants Expressing Viral Genes -- Transgenic Plants Expressing Fungal and Bacterial Genes -- Transgenic Plants Expressing Insect Genes -- Transgenic Plants Expressing Animal Genes -- Transgenic Plants Expressing Detoxification Genes -- Transgenic Plants Expressing Genes Encoding Antibodies -- Practical Utility of Transgenic Plants in Crop-Disease Management -- ch. 21. Breeding for Disease Resistance -- In Vitro Selection -- What Is In Vitro Selection? -- Types of In Vitro Selection -- Stability and Heritability of Resistance Evolved Through In Vitro Selection -- ch. 22. Chemical Control -- Bacterial Diseases -- Common and Trade Names of the Bactericides and Their Uses -- Effectiveness of Bactericides -- ch. 23. Chemical Control -- Fungal Diseases -- History of Chemical Control -- Development of Commercially Viable Fungicides -- Ingredients in Fungicide Formulations -- Types of Fungicide Formulations -- Classification of Fungicides -- Mode of Action of Fungicides -- Spectrum of Diseases Controlled by Individual Fungicides -- Fungicide Application -- Fungicide Resistance -- ch. 24. Chemical Control -- Fungicide Application Equipment -- Dusters -- Sprayers -- Granule Applicators -- Seed Treaters -- Soil Application Equipment -- Other Types of Equipment -- Parts of Application Equipment -- ch. 25. Chemical Control -- Virus Diseases -- Control of Virus Spread by Viricides -- Control of Virus Spread by Insecticides -- Control of Virus Diseases by Plant Activators -- ch. 26. Cultural Methods -- Prevention of Introduction of Inoculum -- Soil Solarization -- Organic Amendments -- Mulching -- Living Ground Covers -- Catch Crops -- Tillage -- Spacing -- Manipulation of Soil pH -- Inorganic Amendments -- Crop Rotation and Intercropping -- Irrigation -- Hydrophobic Particle Films -- ch. 27. Exclusion and Eradication -- Exclusion -- Eradication -- List of Important Seedborne Pathogens -- Seed Health Testing and Certification -- Seed Health Testing Methods -- Indexing Plant Propagation Materials -- ch. 28. Plant Activators -- What Are Plant Activators? -- Types of Plant Activators -- Practical Uses of Plant Activators -- ch. 29. Plant Extracts -- Antimicrobial Action of Plant Extracts -- Induction of Disease Resistance by Plant Extracts -- CROP DISEASES -- ch. 30. Diseases of Major Cultivated Crops -- Apple (Malus x domestica Borkh.) -- Banana (Musa species) -- Barley (Hordeum vulgare L. emend. Bowden) -- Bean (Phaseolus vulgaris L.) -- Citrus (Citrus species) -- Corn (Zea mays L.) -- Cotton (Gossypium species) -- Crucifers -- Cucurbits -- Grape (Vitis species) -- Oats (Avena sativa L.) -- Pea (Pisum sativum L.) -- Peach [Prunus persica (L.) Batsch] -- Peanut (Arachis hypogaea L.) -- Pear (Pyrus communis L.) -- Plum (Prunus domestica L.) -- Potato (Solarium tuberosum L.) -- Rice (Oryza sativa L.) -- Tomato (Lycopersicon esculentum Mill.) -- Wheat (Triticum spp.) -- HOST DEFENSE MECHANISMS -- ch. 31. Cell Wall Reinforcement -- Cell Wall Modifications -- Role of Cell Wall Modifications in Disease Resistance -- ch. 32. Hydroxyproline-Rich Glycoproteins -- Types of Cell Wall Proteins -- Role of HRGPs in Disease Resistance -- ch. 33. Lignin -- Biosynthesis of Lignin -- Role of Lignin in Disease Resistance -- ch. 34. Pathogenesis-Related Proteins -- Definition -- Classification of PR Proteins -- Role of PR Proteins in Disease Resistance -- ch. 35. Phenolics -- Soluble Phenolics and Disease Resistance -- Wall-Bound Phenolics and Disease Resistance -- ch. 36. Phytoalexins -- Definition -- Antimicrobial Action of Phytoalexins -- Role of Phytoalexins in Disease Resistance -- PATHOGENESIS -- ch. 37
  • Physiology of Pathogenesis -- Adhesion -- Nutrition -- Plant Barriers Against Pathogens -- Enzymes -- Toxins -- Role of Toxins in Pathogenesis
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1 online resource (xviii, 619 pages)
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Isbn
9781560223436
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computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
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Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
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Specific material designation
remote
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  • (OCoLC)67524212
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Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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