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Diseases of Field and Horticultural Crops
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P. Chowdappa
xvi+538p.,col.plts.,figs.,tabls., 25 cm
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Weight :  1000 gms
Binding :  E-Book
Height :  25 cm
Width :  15 cm
Imprint :  Daya Publishing House
Year :  2017
 

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ISBN: 9789351240402
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In keeping with advances in technologies, this book is a comprehensive and illustrated up-to-date resource on the diseases of important field and horticultural crops. This book offers full information on the causes, distribution, symptoms, epidemiology and integrated management strategies for diseases found in 30 crops. The text is illustrated with diagrams, colour photographs and tables for quick and easy understanding of the subject. It serves as source book for professional plant pathologists, students, seed companies and growers who want to identify and manage diseases.

Foreword
Preface
List of Contributors
1. Diseases of Rice 1
2. Diseases of Maize 32
3. Diseases of Sorghum 61
4. Diseases of Chickpea 89
5. Diseases of Sugarcane 113
6. Diseases of Tobacco 167
7. Diseases of Bast Fibre Crops 197
8. Diseases of Groundnut 225
9. Diseases of Rapeseed-Mustard 250
10. Diseases of Sunflower 273
11. Diseases of Castor, Safflower and Sesame 302
12. Diseases of Apple and Pear 346
13. Diseases of Stone Fruits and Walnuts 390
14. Diseases Bananas and Plantains 426
15. Diseases of Cardamom 456
16. Crop losses in Cucurbits by Diseases 475
17. Diseases of Carnation 490
18. Diseases of Chrysanthemum 520

Dr. Pallem Chowdappa received M.Sc. in 1980 from
Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupathi, Ph.D in 1985 from Mangalore University, Mangalore, Karnataka and post doctoral research at CABI Bioscience, U.K. He joined as Scientist-SI in 1985 at Central Plantation Crops Research Institute, Kasaragod, Kerala and was elevated to Principal Scientist in 2006 at Indian Institute of Horticultural Research, Bangalore. Dr. Chowdappa served as Scientist-in-Charge, Central Plantation Crops Research Institute Research Centre, Hirehalli and Head, Central Horticultural Experimental Station, Hirehalli from December, 2000 till April, 2006. He became Director,Central Plantation Crops Research Institute, Kasaragod in September, 2014.
Dr. Chowdappa is specialized in molecular plant pathology and has over
30 years of research experience in molecular characterization and management of Alternaria, Colletotrichum and Phytophthora associated with diseases of horticultural crops. He attended international training program on ‘Oomycetes bioinformatics’ at Virginia Tech, USA in 2014. Dr. Chowdappa was awarded DFID fellowship for Post-Doctoral research at CABI Bioscience, UK in 1998 .
Dr. Chowdappa has published more than 120 research papers in leading national and international journals, 8 books, 22 technical bulletins, 32 book chapters and 03 experimental manuals.

   

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