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Untold Stories: Forty Years of Field Research on Root Diseases of Wheat

Untold Stories: Forty Years of Field Research on Root Diseases of Wheat

By R. James Cook

A compelling collection of stories filled with practical crop management information gleaned from Dr. Jim Cook's 40 years of research on root diseases of wheat.

The Bacterium of Many Colors

The Bacterium of Many Colors

By Robert M. Harveson

A fascinating collection of colorful stories chronicling plant pathogen and disease discoveries, as well as the foundational lessons plant pathologists learned while researching them.

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Hidden Histories and Ancient Mysteries of Witches, Plants, and Fungi

Hidden Histories and Ancient Mysteries of Witches, Plants, and Fungi

By Frank Dugan

Hidden Histories and Ancient Mysteries of Witches, Plants, and Fungi traces the evolution of plant lore and crop protection from the ancient beginnings of agriculture, through human civilization's advances.

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Hungry Planet: Stories of Plant Diseases

Hungry Planet: Stories of Plant Diseases

By Gail L. Schumann and Cleora J. D’Arcy

Read stories of plant disease epidemics that illustrate the past and present vulnerability of some important plants that people use for food, for fibers and oils, and for green spaces.

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John S. Niederhauser: Recollections of a Life in Science and Agriculture

John S. Niederhauser: Recollections of a Life in Science and Agriculture

Edited by Paul D. Peterson, Clay S. Griffith, and R. Steven Turner

John Niederhauser is remembered and honored in this autobiographical memoir as one of the most important agricultural scientists of the last century.

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Conspectus of World Ethnomycology: Fungi in Ceremonies, Crafts, Diets, Medicines, and Myths

Conspectus of World Ethnomycology: Fungi in Ceremonies, Crafts, Diets, Medicines, and Myths

By Frank M. Dugan

This book surveys the folk usage of fungi worldwide from the perspective of a specialist in germplasm conservation and research.

Pioneering Women in Plant Pathology

Pioneering Women in Plant Pathology

Edited by Jean Beagle Ristaino

Fungi in the Ancient World: How Mushrooms, Mildews, Molds, and Yeast Shaped the Early Civilizations of Europe, the Mediterranean, and the Near East

Fungi in the Ancient World: How Mushrooms, Mildews, Molds, and Yeast Shaped the Early Civilizations of Europe, the Mediterranean, and the Near East

By Frank Matthews Dugan

This well documented book presents reproductions and descriptions of fungal motifs in ancient art, myth, and folklore that enable direct examination of evidence by any reader, professional or lay.

<em>Agrobacterium tumefaciens</em>: From Plant Pathology to Biotechnology

Agrobacterium tumefaciens: From Plant Pathology to Biotechnology

Edited by Eugene Nester, Milton P. Gordon, and Allen Kerr

This anthology traces the fascinating progress from plant pathology to biotechnology through 38 scientific papers on Agrobacterium, published over the past century.

Harry Marshall Ward and the Fungal Thread of Death

Harry Marshall Ward and the Fungal Thread of Death

By Peter G Ayres

A fascinating biography that reflects the changes that occurred in both society and plant science in the late 19th century.

The Advance of the Fungi

The Advance of the Fungi

By E. C. Large

Originally published in 1940 and now back by popular demand, this book will spark interest in budding plant pathologists, revitalize experienced plant pathologists, and captivate the general public.

Fire Blight: The Foundation of Phytobacteriology

Fire Blight: The Foundation of Phytobacteriology

Edited by Clay S. Griffith, Turner B. Sutton, and Paul D. Peterson

Fire Blight: The Foundation of Phytobacteriology tells the story of the exciting first decades of fire blight research.

Stem Rust of Wheat: From Ancient Enemy to Modern Foe

Stem Rust of Wheat: From Ancient Enemy to Modern Foe

Edited by Paul D. Peterson

Takes a historical look at the significance of major aspects of research on stem rust of wheat in the 20th Century.

Dutch Elm Disease and the American Elm DVD

Dutch Elm Disease and the American Elm DVD

By Darin M. Eastburn, Cleora J. D’Arcy, Lisa A. McKee

This educational DVD is perfect to supplement classes teaching the biology of Dutch elm disease, a major epidemic in the United States from the 1930s through the 1960s that is still killing thousands of American elms today.

The Formative Years of Plant Pathology in the United States

The Formative Years of Plant Pathology in the United States

By C. Lee Campbell, Paul D. Peterson, and Clay S. Griffith

Describes more completely than ever before, the history of where and how the scientific interest in plant disease arose and was developed.

Tobacco Mosaic Virus: One Hundred Years of Contributions to Virology

Tobacco Mosaic Virus: One Hundred Years of Contributions to Virology

Edited by Karen-Beth G. Scholthof, John G. Shaw, and Milton Zaitlin

Celebrating the 100th Anniversary of virology, it is an anthology of this past century's classic papers written about tobacco mosaic virus and its impact in the field of virology and related studies.

Art in Phytopathology: Portfolio of Nathan A. Cobb, Nematologist

Art in Phytopathology: Portfolio of Nathan A. Cobb, Nematologist

By Richard M. Sayre

This book is a retrospective of the career of Nathan A. Cobb, pioneer phytopathologist, who lived from 1859-1932. It showcases his drawings, which gave added form and direction to nematology in the United States.

Plant Diseases: Their Biology and Social Impact

Plant Diseases: Their Biology and Social Impact

By Gail L. Schumann

This textbook teaches basic plant and microbial biology while explaining phytopathology and its cultural relevance.

Dutch Elm Disease - The Early Papers: Selected Works of Seven Dutch Women Phytopathologists

Dutch Elm Disease - The Early Papers: Selected Works of Seven Dutch Women Phytopathologists

Translated and Prepared by Francis W. Holmes and Hans M. Heybroek

This book presents an often overlooked fact: that the pioneering research on Dutch elm disease was done by women scientists. These women studied and recorded the earliest information on this disease.

E. C. Stakman, Statesman of Science

E. C. Stakman, Statesman of Science

By C. M. Christensen

Chronicles many important events in plant pathology, including Stakman's pioneering studies on the nature of genetic variation of the stem rust pathogen Puccinia graminis f. sp. tritici and the epidemiology of wheat stem rust.

Challenging Problems in Plant Health

Challenging Problems in Plant Health

Edited by Thor Kommedahl and P. H. Williams

This book takes the reader through the development of The American Phytopathological Society and explores how growing relationships with other organizations have brought different disciplines together.

True Nature, Causes and Sad Effects of the Rust, the Bunt, the Smut, and other Maladies of Wheat, and of Oats in the Field

True Nature, Causes and Sad Effects of the Rust, the Bunt, the Smut, and other Maladies of Wheat, and of Oats in the Field

By Giovanni Targioni Tozzetti

This essay covers parasitic diseases of plants, and is considered to be the first treatise on plant pathology.

Early Papers on Tobacco Mosaic and Infectious Variegation

Early Papers on Tobacco Mosaic and Infectious Variegation

By Adolf Mayer, Dmitrii Ivanowski, Martinus W. Beijerinck, and Erwin Baur (trans. James Johnson)

Features four significant papers selected to represent the historical background of plant pathology. These papers individually and collectively have made a profound and lasting influence on subsequent virus research and reasoning.

Memoir on the Immediate Cause of Bunt or Smut of Wheat, and Several Other Diseases of Plants, and on the Preventatives of Bunt

Memoir on the Immediate Cause of Bunt or Smut of Wheat, and Several Other Diseases of Plants, and on the Preventatives of Bunt

By Bénédict Prévost

This title establishes fundamental scientific ideas and lays the foundation for the theory of germ disease. It is recognized as one of the most significant works in the field of biology.

Plasmodiophora Brassicae: The Cause of the Cabbage Hernia

Plasmodiophora Brassicae: The Cause of the Cabbage Hernia

By M. Woronin

This book is a translation of Michaell Woronin's paper on the cause and methods for control of club root. This widespread disease caused severe losses to the vegetable gardens of Russia during Woronin's lifetime.

The Discovery of Bordeaux Mixture

The Discovery of Bordeaux Mixture

By Pierre M. A. Millardet

Covers the discovery and development of the Bordeaux mixture by Pierre Marie Alexis Millardet. This discovery was significant in the history of plant pathogen control.

Observations on the Rust of Grain

Observations on the Rust of Grain

By Felize Fontana

This book documents one of the earliest contributions to the true causal nature of the stem rust of wheat.

Attempt at a Dissertation on the Diseases of Plants

Attempt at a Dissertation on the Diseases of Plants

By Johann C. Fabricius

Johann C. Fabricius' keen observations of science and economics makes this book an essential contribution to the early development of phytopathology.