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Cover for Diagnosis of plant diseases.

This chapter focuses on disease signs and symptoms, non-infectious factors (such as mechanical, environmental and chemical agents) causing abiotic disorders, pathogen detection, and classical and molecular techniques used in the diagnosis of plant diseases.

Author(s)
Munk, L.; Collinge, D. B.; Djurle, A.; Tronsmo, A. M.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789243185)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Disorders caused by feed-borne pathogens and poisons, and nutrient deficiencies.

In this chapter disorders caused by mycotoxins, phytoestrogens, secondary substances, bacterial, viral and prion diseases in feed are discussed. Disorders due to poisons and mineral deficiencies are also presented.

Author(s)
Dryden, G. M.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394453)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Sweet cherries.

This book contains 12 chapters focusing on the current trends in sweet cherry production, cherry flowering, fruiting and cultivars, sweet cherry rootstocks, planning a new cherry orchard, orchard establishment and production, the fundamentals of sweet cherry pruning, various sweet cherry training...

Author(s)
Long, L. E.; Lang, G. A.; Kaiser, C.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781786398284)
Type
Book
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Cover for Managing orchard pathogens and disorders.

This chapter provides information on the various pathogens causing damage to cherry production, such as Pseudomonas syringae pv. syringae, Podosphaera clandestina, Chondrostereum purpureum and Little cherry virus 1 and 2, among others. Details on their symptoms, transmission and disease cycle are...

Author(s)
Long, L. E.; Lang, G. A.; Kaiser, C.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781786398284)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for RNAi for plant improvement and protection.

This book contains a series of chapters reviewing the current scientific knowledge on RNAi, methods for developing RNAi systems in transgenic plants and a range of applications for crop improvement, crop production and crop protection. Some chapters examine both endogenous systems in transgenic...

ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789248890)
Type
Book
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Cover for Gene silencing to induce pathogen-derived resistance in plants.

This chapter provides information on the history of the use of pathogen-derived resistance (PDR) in plants and use of PDR for basic research and commercial purposes. Some limitations of the RNA interference (RNAi) technology are presented and various tools that can be used to design RNAi constructs ...

Author(s)
Zuriaga, E.; Polo-Oltra, Á.; Badenes, M. L.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789248890)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Host-induced gene silencing and spray-induced gene silencing for crop protection against viruses.

Since the beginning of agriculture, plant virus diseases have been a strong challenge for farming. Following its discovery at the very beginning of the 1990s, the RNA interference (RNAi) mechanism has been widely studied and exploited as an integrative tool to obtain resistance to viruses in...

Author(s)
Ricci, A.; Sabbadini, S.; Miozzi, L.; Mezzetti, B.; Noris, E.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789248890)
Type
Book chapter
Full TextCABI Book Chapter InfoOpen Access
Cover for Small talk and large impact: the importance of small RNA molecules in the fight against plant diseases.

This short and general chapter summarizes how plants and pathogens communicate using not only proteins for recognition and signal transduction or other metabolites but also RNA molecules where small RNAs with sizes between 21 to 40 nt are most important. These small RNAs can move between plants and ...

Author(s)
Liao Zhen; Hodén, K. P.; Dixelius, C.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789248890)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Pest, weed and disease management.

This chapter contains questions about pests and weeds and their control, invasive species, parasites, and animal and plant diseases. The questions are arranged by topic and divided into three levels: foundation, intermediate and advanced.

Author(s)
Rees, P. A.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789248494)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Diseases.

This chapter focuses on different diseases of guava. Information is given on losses, symptoms, causal organism, epidemiology, and disease management.

Author(s)
Misra, A. K.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789247022)
Type
Book chapter

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