White Rust Of Crucifers: Biology, Ecology And Management by Govind Singh SaharanWhite Rust Of Crucifers: Biology, Ecology And Management by Govind Singh Saharan

White Rust Of Crucifers: Biology, Ecology And Management

byGovind Singh Saharan, Prithwi Raj Verma, Prabhu Dayal Meena

Hardcover | June 24, 2014

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White rust caused by the fungus Albugo is the most devastating disease known to occur in more than 50 countries and infects about 400 plant species belonging to 31 families worldwide including important vegetable crucifers, oil yielding Brassicas, ornamental plants and numerous weeds. This book on "White Rust" deals with the aspects on "the disease" and "the pathogen" is vividly illustrated for stimulating, effective and easy reading and understanding. We are sure that this comprehensive treatise on "white rust" will be of immense use to the researchers, teachers, students and all others who are interested in the diagnosis and management of white rust diseases of crops worldwide.
Dr. G. S. Saharan, Ph. D., renowned educationalist, plant pathologist, has contributed in the diverse fields of Plant Pathology including standardization of artificial inoculation techniques, identification of resistance sources, pathogenic variability, genetics of host-parasite interaction, epidemiology and management of several disea...
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Title:White Rust Of Crucifers: Biology, Ecology And ManagementFormat:HardcoverDimensions:244 pagesPublished:June 24, 2014Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/TradeLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:8132217918

ISBN - 13:9788132217916

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Table of Contents

1. Introduction.- 2. The Disease.- 3. The Pathogen.- 4. Survival of Pathogen.- 5. Spore Germination.- 6. Infection.- 7. Disease Development/ Epidemiology.- 8. Physiologic Specialization/ Pathogenic Variability.- 9. The Genetics of Host-Parasite Interaction.- 10. Sources of Resistance.- 11. Fine Structures.- 12. Biochemistry of Host-Pathogen Interaction.- 13. Disease Management.- 14. Techniques.- 15. Future Research Priorities.