Sorghum and Millets Diseases

Sorghum and Millets Diseases

Editor(s): John F. Leslie

Published Online: 14 APR 2008

Print ISBN: 9780813803890

Online ISBN: 9780470384923

DOI: 10.1002/9780470384923

About this Book

This work is based on the Mexico 2000 meeting under the auspices of ICRISAT (International Crops Research Institute for Semi-Arid Tropics) and INTSORMIL (International Sorghum and Millet Collaborative Research Support Program).

Sorghum and millet are very important agronomic crops in many parts of the world, specifically in the semi-arid regions in warm areas. The crops are of great significance in supplying food and feed in the developing areas of Latin America, Africa, and Asia.

Table of contents

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  1. Part I: Transition from the Previous Millennium

  2. Part II: Millet Biology and Diseases

    1. Chapter 8

      Variability in Sclerospora graminicola, the Pearl Millet Downy Mildew Pathogen (pages 51–56)

      Ram P. Thakur, Clint W. Magill, S. Sivaramakrishnan, C. Tom Hash, H. S. Shetty and Dale E. Hess

  3. Part III: Sorghum Ergot

    1. Chapter 12

      Distribution and Diversity of the Sorghum Sugary Disease Pathogens in India (pages 75–78)

      Ranajit Bandyopadhyay, V. Muthusubramanian, Paul W. Tooley, Sukurnar Chakraborw, Sylvie Pažoutová, and Shrishail S. Navi

    2. Chapter 14

      Response of Sorghum B and R Lines to Ergot (Claviceps africana) at Celaya, Guanajuato, Mexico (pages 83–85)

      Miguel Hernández-Martinez, Leopoldo E. Mendoza-Onofre, Porfirio Ramirez-Vallejo, Seigi Osada-Kawasoe, Elizabeth Cárdenas-Soriano and Francisco Zavala-Garcia

    3. Chapter 22

      Sorghum Ergot (Claviceps afrcana) in México (pages 121–122)

      Jesús Nárro-Sanchez, Roberto Paredes-Melesio, Juan Ángel Quijano-Carranza, Rodolfo Velasquez-Valle and José Luis Maya-de León

    4. Chapter 23

      Quarantine Issues Arising from Contamination of Seed with Ergot: An Update (pages 123–127)

      Gary N. Odvody, Debra E. Frederickson, Tom Isakeit, Noe Montes, Jeff A. Dahlberg and Gary L. Peterson

    5. Chapter 25

      Factors Associated with Ergot Resistance in Sorghum (pages 131–132)

      Evelyn Ortiz-Pérez, Francisco Zavala-García, J. L. de la Garza, G. E. Salinas and Nora E. García

    6. Chapter 28

      An Overview of the Biology of Sorghum Ergot (pages 141–150)

      Malcolm J. Ryley, Damian J. Herde, Shamsul A. Bhuiyan, Robert G. Henzell and David R. Jordan

  4. Part IV: Striga

    1. Chapter 31

      Striga: Biological Control Strategies for a New Millennium (pages 165–170)

      Dale E. Hess, J. Kroschel, Doulaye Traoré, A. E. M. Elzein, Paul S. Marley, A. A. Abbasher and C. Diarra

  5. Part V: Pathogen Variability

    1. Chapter 32

      Sorghum Grain Mold: Through the 1990s into the New Millennium (pages 171–183)

      Ranajit Bandyopadhyay, Christopher R. Little, Ralph D. Waniska and David R. Butler

    2. Chapter 36

      Sorghum Anthracnose-Problem and Management Strategies (pages 211–220)

      Kusum Mathur, Ram P. Thakur, Adama Neya, Paul S. Marley and Carlos R. Casela

    3. Chapter 38

      Grain Mold Fungi from Sorghum in Ghana (pages 227–228)

      Stephen K. Nutsugah, Vibeke Leth, Ibrahim D. K. Atokple and Francis K. Tsigbey

    4. Chapter 39

      Mycotoxins from Fungal-Infected Sorghum: Claviceps, Fusarium, and the Striga Connection (pages 229–235)

      James K. Porter, Charles W. Bacon, William P. Norred, Emma M. Wray, Gretchen A. Kuldau, Anthony E. Glenn and John F. Leslie

  6. Part VI: Molecular Biology, Genome Mapping, and Host Plant Resistance

    1. Chapter 42

      Molecular Tags for Disease Resistance Genes in Sorghum: Improved Prospects for Mapping (pages 247–252)

      Clint W. Magill, Richard A. Frederiksen, Khazan Boora, Ramasamy Perumal and S. Sivaramakrishnan

  7. Part VII: Sorghum Breeding and Disease Physiology

    1. Chapter 45

      Evaluation of Reduced Sorghum Seed Germination (pages 267–268)

      Neal W. McLaren, Jeanetta Saayman, J. Benade and Marlene van der Walt

    2. Chapter 46

      Free and Bound Phenolic Acids in Mature Sorghum Caryopses as Affected by Inoculation with Fusarium thapsinum (pages 269–272)

      Oscar R. Rodriguez-Ballesteros, Anaclet S. B. Mansuetus, Richard A. Frederiksen, Gary N. Odvody, Ralph D. Waniska and Darrell T. Rosenow

    3. Chapter 47

      Breeding Sorghum for Resistance to Anthracnose, Grain Mold, Downy Mildew, and Head Smuts (pages 273–279)

      William L. Rooney, S. Delroy Collins, R. R. Klein, P. J. Mehta, Richard A. Frederiksen and R. Rodriguez-Herrera

    4. Chapter 48

      Breeding for Resistance to Root and Stalk Rots in Sorghum (pages 281–286)

      Mitchell R. Tuinstra, Tesfaye T. Teferra, Larry E. Claflin, Robert G. Henzell, Andrew Borrel, N. Seetharama, Gebeisa Ejeta and Darrell T. Rosenow

    5. Chapter 49

      Antifungal Proteins and Other Mechanisms in the Control of Sorghum Stalk Rot and Grain Mold (pages 287–297)

      Ralph D. Waniska, R. T. Venkatesha, A. Chandrashekar, S. Krishnaveni, F. P. Bejosano, Jeoung-Mee Jeoung, Jayaraj Jayaraman, Subbaratnam Muthukrishnan and George H. Liang

  8. Part VIII: Technology and Approaches to Disease Management

    1. Chapter 50

      Role of Sorghum in Overseasoning of Gibberella zeae (pages 299–303)

      Lester W. Burgess, Brett A. Summerell, Greg Giblett, David Backhouse, Megan L. Blake, Jillian Smith-White and Melanie Colville

    2. Chapter 53

      Sorghum On-Line Crop Information (pages 321–325)

      Viswanathan Mahalakshmi, Belum V. S. Reddy, Ranajit Bandyopadhyay, Hari C. Sharma, Nanduri K. Rao and Rodomiro Ortiz

  9. Part IX: Collaboration and its Implementation

  10. Part X: Country and Regional Disease Reports

    1. Chapter 63

      Sorghum Diseases in Brazil (pages 379–382)

      Carlos R. Casela, Alexandre S. Ferreira, Fredolino G. Santos and Fernando B. Guimarães

    2. Chapter 66

      Diseases of Sorghum and Pearl Millet in Asia (pages 393–402)

      S. Indira, Xiude Xu, Nipon Iamsupasit, H. S. Shetty, N. S. Vasanthi, S. D. Singh and Ranajit Bandyopadhyay

    3. Chapter 70

      Sorghum and Pearl Millet Diseases in West and Central Africa (pages 419–425)

      Paul S. Marley, Mamourou Diourté, Adama Neya, Stephen K. Nutsugah, P. Sérémé, Seriba O. Katilé, Dale E. Hess, Demba F. Mbaye and Zachee Ngoko

    4. Chapter 72

      Sorghum Viruses in Asia and Africa (pages 431–439)

      Y. D. Narayana, Ranajit Bandyopadhyay, S. S. Navi and V. Muniyappa

    5. Chapter 73

      Status of Sorghum and Pearl Millet Diseases in Australia (pages 441–448)

      Malcolm J. Ryley, Denis M. Persley, David R. Jordan and Robert G. Henzell

  11. Part XI: Abstracts

    1. Chapter 77

      Fungal Contaminants and Mycotoxins on Stored Pearl Millet Grain (page 477)

      Z. Jurjevic, David M. Wilson, Howard H. Casper and Jeffrey P. Wilson

    2. Chapter 78

      A Physiological Approach to Resistance Breeding for Control of Seed Rot and Seedling Diseases of Grain Sorghum (page 473)

      Aliya S. Kasakova, E. V. Ionova, V. I. Pakhomov, E. I. Lipkovich, M. M. Yanina, M A. Taranov and M. G. Fedorishchenko

    3. Chapter 82

      Phytoalexin Synthesis by Sorghum Grain in Response to Grain Mold (pages 474–475)

      Maria J. Martinez, Laura M. Giorda, Mirtha Nassetta, Karino Frutero and Julio Zygadlo

    4. Chapter 83

      Effect of Sorghum Sowing Dates on Grain Mold Development in Morelos State, Mexico (page 475)

      Roberto Montes-Belmont, Lectina Bravo-Luna, Hilda Elizabet Flores-Moctezuma, Ignacio Méndez-Ramirez and Raúl Nava-Juárez

    5. Chapter 86

      Relationship of Stay Green to Charcoal Rot and Lodging in Sorghum (pages 475–476)

      Darrell T. Rosenow, Niaba Teme, Charles A. Woodfin, Gary N. Odvody and Gary C. Peterson

    6. Chapter 88

      Resistance to Fusarium Stalk Rot in Grain Sorghum (page 476)

      Tesfaye T. Teferra, Mitchell R. Tuinstra and Larry E Claflin

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