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Published by APS Press in St. Paul, Minn .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Wilt diseases.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 149-175.

StatementC.H. Beckman.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsSB741.W44 B44 1987
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 175 p. :
Number of Pages175
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2412854M
ISBN 100890540748
LC Control Number87070385

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It is apparent that wilt diseases continue to be a major problem in crop production because of the number of crops affected, the number and genetic variability of pathogens involved, and their widespread occurrence throughout tropical and temperate regions under a variety of cropping systems. Volume Brings Into Focus The Crucial Role Played By Insects In The Spread And Development Of Various Plant Diseases. Against The Background Of Advances In Plant Pathology, It Is Described How Bacterial, Fungus, Virus And Other Plant Diseases Are Transmitted Through Insects. Based On Author S Personal Research Work, A Number Of Diseases In Specifies Crops Have Been Discussed, . Spotted wilt. Spotted wilt, caused by a virus, is transmitted by the larvae of several species of insect called thrips. Plants commonly are stunted and bunchy. Brown, purplish, pale green, red, yellow, or white rings (often zoned) and spots form in leaves, flowers, and fruit. Long streaks may develop in . Jointly published with INRA, Paris. Bacterial wilt, caused by Ralstonia solanacearum, is a very destructive plant disease that attacks over different species, including many of the most important economic crop endemic, the bacterium transmits through the soil, penetrates the plant root system and eventually causes irreversible wilting and death.