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Tropical Plant Diseases, Second Edition
Tropical Plant Diseases, Second Edition
A reference for the identification and control of tropical plant diseases.
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Use this reference as a guide to to identification and control of tropical plant diseases. Information on tropical plant diseases including special emphasis on molecular biology, genetic engineering, and integrated pest management is featured in the second edition.

Students, teachers, and plant scientists will actively consult this in-depth tropical plant disease reference for information on diseases of plants that occur in tropical regions, as a source to several other tropical plant disease resources, and as a complementary book to other plant pathology textbooks.

Tropical Plant Diseases, Second Edition


Preface
Acknowledgements


The Tropics

Farming in the Tropics
The Importance of Tropical Plant Diseases

Rice

Rice Blast
Rice Hoja Blanca Disease

Maize

Philippine Downy Mildew of Maize

Sorghum

Millets

Root and Tuber Crops

Cassava
African Cassava
Mosaic Disease
Sweet Potatoes
Yams


Food Grain Legumes

Common Bean
Web Blight of Beans
Soybeans
Peanuts
Cowpeas
Pigeonpeas
Mungbeans


Bananas and Plantains

Fusarial Wilt of Bananas
Moko Disease of Bananas

Coffee

Coffee Rust

Cacao

Monilia Pod Rot of Cacao

Tea

Tropical Fruits and Nuts

Citrus Canker
Sugarcane
Ratoon Stunting Disease of Sugarcane

Vegetables

Oil Crops (Coconut)

Red Ring Disease of Coconut
Oil Palm
Sesame

Rubber

South American Leaf Blight of Rubber

Fiber Crops

Cotton

Forages

Spices

Tobacco

Drug Crops

Appendix A

General Publications on Tropical Diseases

Appendix B

Agencies Concerned with Tropical Plant Diseases

Appendix C

Acronyms and Abbreviations

Index

Publish Date: 1998
Format: 8.5" x 11" softcover
ISBN: 978-0-89054-196-8
Pages: 208
Images: 63 black and white images
Publication Weight: 2 lbs

By H. David Thurston

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