Plant Pathogens and their Management P. C. TrivediPlant Pathogens and their Management (ISBN: 978-81-7910-538-2) Pages: xxiv+272 Price: Rs. 1300 Format: Hard Bound
ISBN: 978-81-7910-538-2 Availability: Yes Published in 2016
Because of plant diseases, production of agricultural crops gets affected and thereby quantities and quality of available food per person is reduced. Though losses due to diseases are not very significant but there is a fear of outbreak at any time which may result into famine. In addition, climate change may affect the crop production especially in small holding of farmers which have consequences to socio-economic groups. Diseases affect indirectly the income of farmers due to increased cost to control them; reduced yield and quality.
The present book “Plant Pathogens and Their Management” contain 10 review articles covering latest information on the subject of topics. Book covers articles on : Trans boundary diseases and pests and their impact on agriculture and agro industry; Diseases of coffee and their management; Utilization of rhizosphere fungi for management of important soil borne diseases; Rhizospheric fungi: Significance of genomics for plant beneficial and plant pathogenic soil fungi; Recent advances in breeding for disease resistance to leaf rust of wheat; Nematode pest: Hidden enemies of plants; Molecular biology of plant galls: The most diversified microhabitats; Bacillus thuriengiensis insecticidal crystal proteins and activities beyond a potent insecticide; Bt toxin: A molecular weapon against Lepidopteran pests. Article on Carotenoids in microorganisms and their application have added value to the volume.
This book will be widely accepted by all the students, teachers and researchers, plant pathologist, microbiologist, botanist working in the field of agriculture and pathology.