|Author||Gail Lynn Schumann|
|Publisher||Amer Phytopathological Society|
|Release Date||04 December 1991|
|Rating||4/5 from 21 reviews|
The Irish potato famine and birth of plant pathology. Introduction to the fungi and their life cycles. Pathogens and quarantines. Bacteria. Genes and genetic engineering. Plant disease epidemics and their management. Pesticides. Soil, the rhizosphere, and soilborne patogens. Fungi in food: natural poisons and gourmet delicacies. Rusts. Dying trees and parasitic plants. Viruses and more recently discovered pathogens. Environmental diseases and problemes. Pant diseases in a hungry world. Glossary. Figure credits. Index.