1st Edition

Biocontrol Of Plant Diseases




ISBN 9780367262808
Published August 27, 2019 by CRC Press
216 Pages

USD $199.00

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Book Description

First Published in 1988, this set offers a comprehensive insight into controlling diseases in plants. Carefully compiled and filled with a vast repertoire of notes, diagrams, and references this book serves as a useful reference for biologists, horticulturalists, other practitioners in their respective fields.

Table of Contents

Volume I.

1. Biological Control – Concepts and Practices.  2. Biocontrol Agents of Plant Pathogens: Their Use and Practical Constraints.  3. Fungi – As Agents of Biological Control.  4. Hyperparasites in Biological Control.  5. Trichoderma as a Biological Agent.  6. Management of Bacterial Populations for Foliar Disease Biocontrol.  7. The Baculoviruses.  8. Biological Control of Nematodes.  9. Biocontrol of Weeds with Microbes.  10. Biological Control of Sclerotial Diseases.  11. Biological Control of Decay Fungi in Wood.  Index.

Volume II.

1. Biocontrol of Rust and Leaf Spot Diseases.  2. Biological Control, Genetic Engineering, and Crop Disease Management.  3. Plant Breeding Strategies for Biological Control of Plant Diseases.  4. Application of Biological Control Agents.  5. Potential for Biological Control of Aspergillus flavus and Aflatoxin.  6. Control of Toxigenic Molds in Cereal Seeds.  7. Aflatoxin Contamination in Maize and its Biocontrol.  8. Dutch Elm Disease, A Model Tree Disease for Biological Control.  9. Hypovirulence: A Natural Control of Chestnut Blight.  10. Biological Control of Agrobacterium Species.  11. Biological Control of Diseases of Fruits.  12. Antagonism and Biological Control.  13. Biocontrol of Storage Mold Diseases of Seed.  Index.

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K. G. Mukerji, K. L. Garg