Biological Control of Crop Diseases (Books in Soils, Plants by Samuel S. Gnanamanickam

By Samuel S. Gnanamanickam

With contributions from greater than 30 the world over well known specialists, this booklet combines assurance of idea with insurance of worldwide practices. Highlighting the daily demanding situations of natural crop administration for low in cost real-world software, the booklet explores the organic keep watch over of ailments in 12 significant vegetation. It makes a speciality of using host plant resistance via transgenics and brought on systemic resistance as part of organic keep an eye on. themes coated contain the position of biocontrol brokers for signalling resistance, potent ecofriendly substitute to strive against bacterial, fungal, and viral infestation, and transgenic plants in illness administration.

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