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Infectious Forest Di

Infectious Forest Di

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: Forewordb: Prefacec: Introduction to Infectious Forest DiseasesPART I: INTRODUCTORY CONCEPTS1: Concepts of Epidemiology of Forest Diseases2: General Strategies of Forest Disease ManagementPART II: NON-FUNGAL INFECTIOUS FOREST DISEASES3: Forest Diseases Caused by Viruses4: Forest Diseases Caused by Prokaryotes: Phytoplasmal and Bacterial Diseases5: Forest Diseases Caused by Higher Parasitic Plants: Mistletoes6: Pine Wilt Disease and Other Nematode DiseasesPART III: FOREST DISEASES CAUSED BY FUNGI AND FUNGAL-LIKE ORGANISMSIIIa: ROOT AND BUTT ROTS7: Annosus Root and Butt Rots8: Armillaria Root Rots9: Laminated and Tomentosus Root RotsIIIb: STEM ROTS10: Heart Rots, Sap Rots and Canker RotsIIIc: VASCULAR DISEASES11: Ceratocystis Diseases12: Dutch Elm Disease and Other Ophiostoma Diseases13: Blackstain Root Disease and Other Leptographium DiseasesIIId: CANKER DISEASES14: Cankers and Other Diseases Caused by the Botryosphaeriaceae15: Chestnut Blight16: Other Cankers Caused by Cryphonectria and Sibling Species17: Cypress Canker18: Pitch Canker19: Larch Canker20: Hypoxylon CankerIIIe: BRANCH AND TIP BLIGHTS21: Branch and Tip BlightsIIIf: FOLIAR DISEASES22: Dothistroma Needle Blight23: Other Foliar Diseases of Coniferous Trees24: Foliar Diseases of Broadleaved TreesIIIg: OOMYCETE DISEASES25: Oomycete DiseasesIIIh: RUST DISEASES26: Tree RustsPART IV: NURSERY DISEASES27: Seed, Seedling and Nursery DiseasesPART V: INTRODUCED PATHOGENS28: 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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