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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
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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 Bibliography of crop and plant diseases.

A list of selected texts covering individual crops or commodity groups is presented. These publications are of use in plant pathology and crop disease management research.

Author(s)
Waller, J. M.
ISBN
2001 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851994581)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Design of experiments.

A discussion on the different experimental and treatment design structures, and the underlying models, is presented. The importance of data quality and disease scoring in plant pathology trials are mentioned.

Author(s)
Riley, J.
ISBN
2001 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851994581)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Standards and measurements.

Standards and measurements used in plant pathology research, particularly research under laboratory and controlled conditions, are reviewed.

Author(s)
Waller, J. M.
ISBN
2001 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851994581)
Type
Book chapter

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