1st Edition

Cytology, Histology and Histochemistry of Fruit Tree Diseases

Edited By Alan R. Biggs Copyright 1993
    330 Pages
    by CRC Press

    330 Pages
    by CRC Press

    Published in 1993: This book provides a comprehensive discussion of the relationships between host plant structure and pathological anatomy. Topics include the structure and development of gum ducts, wound reactions, systemic invasion by bacterial pathogens, diseases caused by MLOs, and responses to cold temperatures.

    1. Historical Aspects of the Pathological Anatomy of Fruit Tree Diseases

    Alan R. Biggs

    2. Anatomy and Histochemistry of Wound Responses in Bark Tissues and Implications for Management of Canker Diseases

    Alan R. Biggs

    3. The Cytology and Histology, and Histochemistry of Apple Scab

    Christopher M. Becker

    4. The Cytology and Histology of Pear Rust

    Mitsuru Kohno and Hitoshi Kunoh

    5. Cytology, Histology, and Histochemistry of Fruit Infection by Monilinia Species

    Hayden J. Willetts and Suzanne Bullock

    6. The Pathological Anatomy of Zygophiala jamaicensis on Fruit Surfaces

    Hideo Nasu and Histoshi Kunoh

    7. Pathological Anatomy of Fire Blight caused by Erwinia amylovora

    Henk J. Schouten

    8. Pathological Anatomy and Histochemistry of Leucostoma Canker on Stone Fruits and Other Selected Cankers, on Deciduous Fruit Trees

    Alan R. Biggs

    9. The Development and Ultrastructure of Gum Ducts in Citrus in Response to Pathogens

    Esther Shedletzky

    10. Pathological Anatomy of Root Diseases Caused by Phytophthora Species

    Darren P. Phillips

    11. Cytology, Histopathology, and Histochemistry of Citrus Blight

    Ronald H. Brylansky

    12. Cytology, Histology, and Histochemistry of MLO Infections in Tree Fruits

    Sharon M. Douglas

    13. Pathological Anatomy of Infection and Systemic Invasion of Deciduous Fruit Trees by Bacterial Pathogens

    Isabel M. M. Roos, E. Lucienne Mansvelt, and M. J. Hattingh

    14. Adaption and Response of Fruit Trees to Freezing Temperatures

    Michael Wisniewski and Rajev Arora


    Alan R. Biggs, Ph.D., is Associate Professor of the Plant Pathology in the College of Agriculture and Forestry and Extension in Tree Fruit Pathology at West Virginia University.