Cytology, Histology and Histochemistry of Fruit Tree Diseases: 1st Edition (e-Book) book cover

Cytology, Histology and Histochemistry of Fruit Tree Diseases

1st Edition

Edited by Alan R. Biggs

CRC Press

330 pages

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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.

Table of Contents

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

About the Authors/Editor

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.

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / General
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Agriculture / General