The use of chemicals in agriculture and home gardens has become an area of concern due to improper use and negative environmental effects. Environmentally Safe Approaches to Crop Disease Control addresses alternative approaches for managing crop diseases. It gives a balanced overview of state-of-the-art environmentally safe approaches to crop disease control and discusses the latest trends.
1. Environmental Aspects 2. The Influence of Environment on the Development and Control of Disease, H.A. McCartney 3. Ecological Approaches to Disease Control, M.A. Boudreau and C.C. Mundt 4. Chemical Control 5. Use of Chemical Measures, R.A. Hamlen, B. Labit, J.A. Bruhn, M.J. Holliday, C.M. Smith, and C.A. Shillingford 6. Biological Control 7. Bacteria for Biological Control of Plant Diseases, P.A. Backman, M. Wilson, and J.F. Murphy 8. Fungal Control Agents, R.S. Mehrotra, K.R. Aneja, and A. Aggarwal 9. Viral Control Agents, C.M. Rush and J.L. Sherwood 10. Physiological Aspects 11. Constitutive Barriers and Plant Disease Control, D. Prusky 12. Induced Resistance to Disease, R. Hammerschmidt and E.K. Dann 13. Plant Breeding, M. Carson 14. Cultural Practices 15. Sanitation, Eradication, Exclusion, and Quarantine, A.B. Gould and B. I. Hillman 16. Agronomic Measures, C.M. Rush, G. Piccinni, and R.M. Harveson 17. Physical Methods of Soil Sterilization for Disease Management, Including Soil Solarization, R.J. McGovern and R. McSorley 18. Biotechnology 19. Tissue Culture, J.M. Van Eck and F.D. Smith 20. Genetic Engineering, M. Fuchs and D. Gonsalves