The purpose of the book Postharvest Plant Pathology is to provide its readers recent developments and updated comprehensive information on postharvest pathogens & diseases of major crops. This book explicates the fundamental aspects of postharvest diseases of crops and is conveniently divided into ten chapters, providing the latest information on the concept & types of postharvest diseases, economically significant postharvest pathogens & diseases of major crops, factors governing postharvest diseases, storage conditions, food safety issues, quiescence in post harvest pathogens, detailed & recent information on major mycotoxins, various approaches of postharvest disease management, integrated management strategies, biochemical & molecular aspects of postharvest diseases, apart from which, an exclusive chapter for discussing the postharvest nematode diseases and their management is also furnished.
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Table of Contents
1. Concept and Types of Postharvest Diseases, 2. Postharvest Diseases, 3. Factors Governing Postharvest Diseases 4. Storage Conditions and Food Safety Issues, 5. Quiescence in Postharvest Pathogens 6. Mycotoxins, 7. Postharvest Disease Management, 8.Integrated Management of Postharvest Diseases, 9. Postharvest Nematode Diseases and Their Management, 10. Biochemical and Molecular Aspects of Postharvest Diseases
N.G. Ravichandra, University of Agricultural Sciences, GKVK, Karnataka, India