Chapter 1. Introduction

  1. Professor Dale Walters
  1. Professor Dale Walters

Published Online: 19 MAY 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444312157.ch1

Disease Control in Crops: Biological and Environmentally Friendly Approaches

Disease Control in Crops: Biological and Environmentally Friendly Approaches

How to Cite

Walters, D. (2009) Introduction, in Disease Control in Crops: Biological and Environmentally Friendly Approaches (ed D. Walters), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444312157.ch1

Editor Information

  1. Crop & Soil Systems Research Group, Scottish Agricultural College, King's Buildings, West Mains Road, Edinburgh EH9 3JG, UK

Author Information

  1. Crop & Soil Systems Research Group, Scottish Agricultural College, King's Buildings, West Mains Road, Edinburgh EH9 3JG, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 19 MAY 2009
  2. Published Print: 27 MAR 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405169479

Online ISBN: 9781444312157

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Keywords:

  • plant disease importance;
  • oomycete pathogen and Phytophthora infestans;
  • crop losses due to disease;
  • crop protection practices - varying with climatic conditions and cropping systems;
  • cereal powdery mildews - fungi possessing repertoire of avirulence (AVR) genes;
  • Quinone outside Inhibitor (QoI) group of fungicides;
  • for effective and lasting disease control - using host resistance and fungicides;
  • cultural methods - providing foundation for disease control in crops

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • The importance of plant disease

  • Problems associated with controlling plant disease

  • Conclusions

  • Acknowledgements

  • References