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Cover for Pomegranate.

This chapter focuses on the origin, current areas of production, composition and health benefits, crop quality, consumer preferences, fruit physiology, maturity and harvest indices, physiological disorders, harvesting, postharvest handling, fruit pathology, temperature handling and storage, and...

Author(s)
Valero Garrido, D.; Crisosto, C. H.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789247176)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for History of plant pathology.

This chapter describes how understanding of plant disease has evolved, leading to the concept of pathogens as causal agents of disease. There have been additional paradigm shifts from the early discoveries of plant pathogens and their roles to the recent advances in biological science and...

Author(s)
Tronsmo, A. M.; Collinge, D. B.; Djurle, A.; Munk, L.; Yuen, J.; Tronsmo, A.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789243185)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Plant pathology in a changing world.

This chapter focuses on the problems caused by known and emerging plant diseases to crop production and the various environmental factors that aggravate these problems. Some challenges to crop production, food security and plant disease management are addressed and the benefits of the increased...

Author(s)
Yuen, J.; Collinge, D. B.; Djurle, A.; Tronsmo, A. M.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789243185)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Tropical root and tuber crops: cassava, sweet potato, yams and aroids.

This second edition aims to summarize the information available on the origin, taxonomy, breeding, physiology, agronomy, pathology and processing of cassava, sweet potato, yams and aroids (including Alocasia, Amorphophallus, Colocasia, Cyrtosperma and Xanthosoma). This book is for researchers,...

Author(s)
Lebot, V.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789243369)
Type
Book
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Cover for Ainsworth and Bisby's Dictionary of the Fungi.

This dictionary, now in its sixty-fifth year, contains more than 21 000 entries and provides the most complete listing available of generic names of fungi, their families and orders, their attributes and descriptive terms. All organisms traditionally studied by mycologists are covered including...

Author(s)
Kirk, P.; Cannon, P.; Minter, D.; Stalpers, J.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9780851998268)
Type
Book
CABI Book Info
Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Phoma</i> identification manual. Differentiation of specific and infra-specific taxa in culture.

This book is a practical manual to aid identification of Phoma species, and will be useful for researchers working in the areas of mycology, plant pathology and microbiology. It provides line drawings and keys for the identification of 223 specific and infraspecific taxa of Phoma, including common...

Author(s)
Boerema, G. H.; Gruyter, J. de; Noordeloos, M. E.; Hamers, M. E. C.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851997438)
Type
Book
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Cover for Landmarks in plant pathology.

Author(s)
Waller, J. M.; Lenné, J. M.; Waller, S. J.
ISBN
2001 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851994581)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Glossary of plant pathological terms.

A glossary of terms applied in plant pathology studies is presented.

Author(s)
Lenné, J. M.
ISBN
2001 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851994581)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Diseases of tropical fruit crops.

This book offers a comprehensive review of diseases of important tropical and some subtropical fruit crops. The history, distribution, importance, aetiology, epidemiology and control of diseases of each host crop are covered, along with brief summaries of the taxonomy, origins and characteristics...

Author(s)
Ploetz, R. C.
ISBN
2003 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851993904)
Type
Book
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Cover for Principles of plant health and quarantine.

This book is an introductory text on the principles of plant health and quarantine and is aimed at plant health administrators and inspectors as well as students and scientists. Topics covered include the history of plant health controls, current international phytosanitary regimes, notes on import ...

Author(s)
Ebbels, D. L.
ISBN
2003 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996806)
Type
Book

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