|Statement||by Neil E. Stevens and Russell B. Stevens.|
|Series||Manual of the plant sciences,, v. 1|
|Contributions||Stevens, Russell B., 1915- joint author.|
|LC Classifications||QK45 .M35 vol. 1|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xix, 219 p.|
|Number of Pages||219|
|LC Control Number||52009353|
Mineral Nutrition and Plant Disease is the first book to successfully combine two important plant science disciplines, nutrition and pathology, to provide current information on theoretical aspects of nutrition in disease physiology while contributing a wealth of basic practical information for obtaining immediate disease suppression with specific fertilizers/5(20). Disease Resistance in Plants, Second Edition, looks at genetic, epidemiologic, biochemical, and biometric principles for developing new cultivars possessing genetic resistance to diseases. It examines the nature of disease resistance and resistance genes, and it highlights the importance of stabilizing selection, sugar, biotrophy, and necrotrophy to obtain the greatest possible yields. Disease in Plants The purpose of this book is to treat the subject of disease in plants with special reference to the patient itself, and to describe the symptoms it exhibits and the course of the malady, with only such references to the agents which induce or cause disease as are necessary to an intelligent understanding of the subject, and of the kind of treatment called for. This handbook is intended as a ready reference guide to the control and management tactics for the more important plant diseases in the Pacific Northwest. This book should be used by—and has been expressly written for—county Extension agents, consultants, field and nursery people, and chemical industry representatives. Growers, Master Gardeners, and homeowners may also find .
What is a plant disease? •A plant disease is any abnormal condition that alters the appearance or function of a plant. It is a physiological process that affects some or all plant functions. Disease may also reduce yield and quality of harvested product. •Disease is a process or a change that occurs over time. It does not occur instantly like injury. The Concept of Disease in Plants What is a Disease Stakman & Harrar () defined disease as physiological disorder or structural abnormality that is deleterious to the plant or its part or product, that reduces the economic value of the plant e.g., wilt, potato blight, Loose smut of . Plant Pathology and Plant Diseases: Addresses major advances in plant-pathogen interactions, classification of plant pathogens, and the methods of managing or controlling disease Is relevant for a global audience; it covers many examples of diseases with an impact worldwide but with an emphasis on disease of particular importance in a temperate. Plant diseases are one of the main constraints for agricultural production, leading to great loses annually all around the globe .Plant pathology evolved along with agriculture, starting with the earliest farmers competing against plant pathogens with religious, supernatural or other practices  to come to the modern era, where science is used to track the conditions which favors pathogens.
Plant disease, an impairment of the normal state of a plant that interrupts or modifies its vital functions. All species of plants, wild and cultivated alike, are subject to disease. Although each species is susceptible to characteristic diseases, these are, in each case, relatively few in number. There are wide range of phytopathogens which cause infectious plant diseases such as fungi, bacteria, viruses, viroids, mollicutes, parasitic higher plants, and protozoa. The infectious disease means the ability of phytopathogen to transfer from the infected plant to another healthy one and causes the same disease and the same symptoms. Disease in Plants. The purpose of this book is to treat the subject of disease in plants with special reference to the patient itself, and to describe the symptoms it exhibits and the course of the malady, with only such references to the agents which induce or cause disease as are necessary to an intelligent understanding of the subject, and. Plant disease - Plant disease - Obtaining disease-resistant plants: Several means of obtaining disease-resistant plants are commonly employed alone or in combination. These include introduction from an outside source, selection, and induced variation. All three may be used at different stages in a continuous process; for example, varieties free from injurious insects or plant diseases may be.