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Biotechnological Approaches in Biocontrol of Plant Pathogens - K. G. Mukerji

Biotechnological Approaches in Biocontrol of Plant Pathogens

By: K. G. Mukerji (Editor)

Hardcover Published: 31st March 1999
ISBN: 9780306461040
Number Of Pages: 255

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Biological control offers a promising alternative to chemical control which can have adverse environmental implications. This volume contains 16 articles describing the most modern topics in biocontrol of plant pathogens, including risk analysis for the release of microbial antagonists, genetic engineering and application of tissue culture.

Host Parasite Specificity and Pathogenesisp. 1
Yeast Species for Biocontrol of Apple Postharvest Diseases: An Encouraging Case of Study for Practical Usep. 31
Biological Control Agents of Canola and Rapeseed Diseases - Status and Practical Approachesp. 51
Innovative Applications of Microbial Agents for Biological Weed Controlp. 73
Bacteria as Biocontrol Agents of Insectsp. 99
Biocontrol-Plant Growth Promoting Rhizobacteria: Mechanism of Actionp. 115
Mycorrhiza in Control of Plant Pathogens: Molecular Approachesp. 135
Biological Control of Bacterial Plant Diseasesp. 157
Protoplast Fusion in Disease Controlp. 177
Role of Tissue Culture in Plant Disease Controlp. 197
Genetic Manipulation of Antagonistic Fusarium sppp. 219
The Application of lux-Gene Technology in the Control of Soil-Borne Diseasesp. 227
Indexp. 249
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ISBN: 9780306461040
ISBN-10: 0306461048
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 255
Published: 31st March 1999
Publisher: Springer Science+Business Media
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 26.67 x 17.15  x 1.91
Weight (kg): 0.75