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Title White rust of crucifers : biology, ecology and management / Govind Singh Saharan, Prithwi Raj Verma, Prabhu Dayal Meena, Arvind Kumar
Published New Delhi ; New York : Springer, [2014]
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Description 1 online resource (xxxviii, 244 pages) : illustrations
Contents 1. Introduction -- 2. The Disease -- 3. The Pathogen -- 4. Survival of Pathogen -- 5. Spore Germination -- 6. Infection -- 7. Disease Development/ Epidemiology -- 8. Physiologic Specialization/ Pathogenic Variability -- 9. The Genetics of Host-Parasite Interaction -- 10. Sources of Resistance -- 11. Fine Structures -- 12. Biochemistry of Host-Pathogen Interaction -- 13. Disease Management -- 14. Techniques -- 15. Future Research Priorities
Summary White rust caused by the fungus Albugo is the most devastating disease known to occur in more than 50 countries and infects about 400 plant species belonging to 31 families worldwide including important vegetable crucifers, oil yielding Brassicas, ornamental plants and numerous weeds. This book on 'White Rust' deals with the aspects on 'the disease' and 'the pathogen' is vividly illustrated for stimulating, effective and easy reading and understanding. We are sure that this comprehensive treatise on 'white rust' will be of immense use to the researchers, teachers, students and all others who are interested in the diagnosis and management of white rust diseases of crops worldwide
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Online resource; title from PDF title page (Ebsco, viewed May 31, 2016)
Subject Albuginaceae.
Rust diseases.
Cruciferae -- Diseases and pests.
Form Electronic book
Author Saharan, G. S., author
Verma, P. R., author
Meena, P. D. (Prabhu Dayal), author
Kumar, Arvind, 1953- author
ISBN 9788132217923 (electronic bk.)
8132217926 (electronic bk.)