Hand Book Of Seed Pathology

Seed pathology makes a comprehensive study of the seed borne diseases and pathogens. Mechanisms of infection, seed transmission, role of seed-borne inocula in seed development, techniques for detection of seed-borne pathogens and non-pathogens, seed certification standards all these make up for the curriculum of the subject. Besides, diseases caused by bacteria, fungi, viruses, nematodes, viroids, etc., and the physiological and mechanical disorders of seeds, are also important factors contributing to the study. This book seeks to facilitate the reader to grasp the basic principles of seed pathology. With the immense potential of seed science and techno-logy to made huge contributions to the future of agricultural sector, seed pathology should be all set to gain from such a scientific revolution. Bringing forth a comprehensive analysis of the subject, it is hoped that this manual fosters an enriching learning experience for the reader. Contents Chapter 1: Seed Pathology; Chapter 2: Evaluation of Integrated Plant Pathology; Chapter 3: Diagnosis of Pesticides in Seed Sector; Chapter 4: Applied Plant Pathology; Chapter 5: Agro-Biodiversity and Seed Security; Chapter 6: Seed Sector and Food Security; Chapter 7: Seed Storage; Chapter 8: Forest Seed Handling; Chapter 9: Seed Treatment for Agronomic Crops; Chapter 10: Blind Seed Diseases

About Book

Hardcover: 270 pages
Publisher: Gene-Tech Books (1 December 2008)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 8189729926
ISBN-13: 978-8189729929

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