Infectious Forest Diseases

Infectious Forest Diseases

By: Giovanni Nicolotti (editor), Paolo Gonthier (editor), Lilja Arija (contributor), Lewis Lewis (contributor), Robert Mathiasen (contributor), J. Stenlid (contributor), Guillaumin Guillaumin (contributor), Naoto Kamata (contributor), Robert Edmonds (contributor), Helen Griffiths (contributor)Hardback

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Today, forest health and the management of threats towards it are attracting more and more attention on a global scale. This book covers the most recent advances in the management of forest diseases, including the epidemiology and infection biology of forest pathogens, and forest protection based on integrated pest and disease management approaches. A comprehensive range of diseases caused by viruses, bacteria, fungi and other organisms are discussed in detail, making this book essential reading for forest managers and extension specialists. Written by recognised authorities in the subject of forest health, this book also provides a wealth of information useful for researchers and lecturers of forest pathology and ecology.

Contents

a: Foreword b: Preface c: Introduction to Infectious Forest Diseases PART I: INTRODUCTORY CONCEPTS 1: Concepts of Epidemiology of Forest Diseases 2: General Strategies of Forest Disease Management PART II: NON-FUNGAL INFECTIOUS FOREST DISEASES 3: Forest Diseases Caused by Viruses 4: Forest Diseases Caused by Prokaryotes: Phytoplasmal and Bacterial Diseases 5: Forest Diseases Caused by Higher Parasitic Plants: Mistletoes 6: Pine Wilt Disease and Other Nematode Diseases PART III: FOREST DISEASES CAUSED BY FUNGI AND FUNGAL-LIKE ORGANISMS IIIa: ROOT AND BUTT ROTS 7: Annosus Root and Butt Rots 8: Armillaria Root Rots 9: Laminated and Tomentosus Root Rots IIIb: STEM ROTS 10: Heart Rots, Sap Rots and Canker Rots IIIc: VASCULAR DISEASES 11: Ceratocystis Diseases 12: Dutch Elm Disease and Other Ophiostoma Diseases 13: Blackstain Root Disease and Other Leptographium Diseases IIId: CANKER DISEASES 14: Cankers and Other Diseases Caused by the Botryosphaeriaceae 15: Chestnut Blight 16: Other Cankers Caused by Cryphonectria and Sibling Species 17: Cypress Canker 18: Pitch Canker 19: Larch Canker 20: Hypoxylon Canker IIIe: BRANCH AND TIP BLIGHTS 21: Branch and Tip Blights IIIf: FOLIAR DISEASES 22: Dothistroma Needle Blight 23: Other Foliar Diseases of Coniferous Trees 24: Foliar Diseases of Broadleaved Trees IIIg: OOMYCETE DISEASES 25: Oomycete Diseases IIIh: RUST DISEASES 26: Tree Rusts PART IV: NURSERY DISEASES 27: Seed, Seedling and Nursery Diseases PART V: INTRODUCED PATHOGENS 28: Responding to Diseases Caused by Exotic Tree Pathogens

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781780640402
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 672
  • ID: 9781780640402
  • weight: 1680
  • ISBN10: 1780640404

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