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Compendium of Chickpea and Lentil Diseases and Pests
Compendium of Chickpea and Lentil Diseases and Pests
The first comprehensive treatise of diseases and insect pests affecting two crops that play an important role in ensuring food and nutritional security to millions of people. It is the result of work of more than 80 expert scientists.
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Compendium of Chickpea and Lentil Diseases and Pests is the first ever comprehensive treatise of diseases and insect pests affecting two crops that play an important role in ensuring food and nutritional security to millions of people, particularly in arid and semiarid regions of the world. It is the result of work of more than 80 expert scientists from 12 countries.

This compendium is a field guide on diagnosis and management of diseases, insect pests, and noninfectious disorders of chickpea and lentil. It covers diseases caused by fungi, nematodes, viruses, bacteria, phytoplasmas, parasitic weeds, and insect damage. It also provides diagnostics and treatments for noninfectious disorders including nutrient deficiencies and toxicities, herbicide injuries, and environmental problems like heat stress, waterlogging, and cold injury. A helpful section on the theory and practice of disease and pest management utilizing cultural practices, epidemiology, and population genetics is included.

This new compendium is a ready-reference book for growers, diagnosticians, extension specialists, and crop protection scientists and students. Worldwide regulatory agencies and international agriculture organizations will utilize this color guide as a trusted resource for many years to come.


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Compendium of Chickpea and Lentil Diseases and Pests


Introduction

Cool-Season Food Legumes
Chickpea
Lentil
Diseases and Insect Pests of Chickpea and Lentil


Infectious Diseases

Seed, Seedling, and Root Diseases Caused by Fungi and Protists

Seed Health and Vigor

Seed Pathology of Chickpea
Seed Pathology of Lentil
Aphanomyces Root Rot of Lentil
Black Streak Root Rot of Lentil
Collar Rot
Dry Root Rot of Chickpea
Fusarium Wilt of Chickpea
Fusarium Wilt of Lentil
Phytophthora Root Rot of Chickpea
Pythium Seedling and Root Rot
Rhizoctonia Seed and Seedling Rot and Wet Root Rot
Verticillium Wilt


Foliar Diseases Caused by Fungi

Anthracnose of Lentil
Ascochyta Blight of Chickpea
Ascochyta Blight of Lentil
Botrytis Gray Mold of Chickpea
Botrytis Gray Mold of Lentil
Downy Mildews
Powdery Mildew of Lentil
Powdery Mildew of Chickpea
Rust of Lentil
Rust of Chickpea
Sclerotinia Stem and Crown Rot of Chickpea
Sclerotinia Stem Rot of Lentil
Stemphylium Blight of Lentil
Other Fungal Diseases of Chickpea and Lentil


Diseases Caused by Nematodes

Cyst Nematodes
Reniform Nematode
Root-Knot Nematodes
Root-Lesion Nematodes
Stem Nematodes


Diseases Caused by Viruses

Overview
Alfalfa Mosaic
Bean Yellow Mosaic
Cucumber Mosaic
Faba Bean Necrotic Yellows
Luteoviruses
Mastreviruses
Pea Enation Mosaic
Pea Seed-borne Mosaic
Pea Streak


Diseases Caused by Bacteria and a Phytoplasma

Phyllody Disease of Chickpea


Parasitic Weeds

Broomrape
Dodder


Insect Pests of Chickpea and Lentil

Armyworms
Black Aphids
Black Cutworms
Bruchids
Grasshoppers
Green Stink Bug
Leaf Weevils
Leafminers
Lima Bean Pod Borer
Lygus Bugs
Pea Aphid
Pea Moth
Pod Borers
Thrips


Noninfectious Diseases

Macronutrient Deficiencies
Micronutrient Deficiencies
Nutrient Toxicities
Herbicide Injury
Heat Stress
Waterlogging
Hail Injury
Frost Injury


Managing Diseases and Insect Pests

Applications of Cultural Practices in Managing Chickpea and Lentil Diseases
Applications of Epidemiology in Managing Chickpea and Lentil Diseases: A Case Study of Ascochyta Blights
Applications of Population Genetics in Managing Chickpea and Lentil Diseases: A Case Study of Ascochyta spp.
Pest Management in Chickpea
Pest Management in Lentil

Publish Date: 2011
Format: 8.5" x 11" softcover print
ISBN: 978-0-89054-383-2
Pages: 164
Images: 275 color images
Publication Weight: 2 lbs

Edited by Weidong Chen, Hari C. Sharma, and Fred J. Muehlbauer

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