Chapter 11. Plant Disease Control by Nutrient Management: Sulphur

  1. Professor Dale Walters
  1. Dr Silvia Haneklaus,
  2. Dr Elke Bloem and
  3. Professor Ewald Schnug

Published Online: 19 MAY 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444312157.ch11

Disease Control in Crops: Biological and Environmentally Friendly Approaches

Disease Control in Crops: Biological and Environmentally Friendly Approaches

How to Cite

Haneklaus, S., Bloem, E. and Schnug, E. (2009) Plant Disease Control by Nutrient Management: Sulphur, in Disease Control in Crops: Biological and Environmentally Friendly Approaches (ed D. Walters), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444312157.ch11

Editor Information

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

Author Information

  1. Institute for Crop and Soil Science, Julius Kühn-Institut, Federal Research Centre for Cultivated Plants, Bundesallee 50, D-38116 Braunschweig, Germany

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 control by nutrient management - sulphur;
  • nutrient-induced resistance against diseases;
  • elemental S - to ‘encourage natural pest-control mechanisms’;
  • S0 in fungi - key factor for self-inhibition or spore dormancy;
  • sulphur-induced resistance - agronomic, physiological and molecular aspects;
  • sulphur metabolism and plant disease;
  • pathogenesis-related (PR) proteins;
  • relationship between S nutritional status and S metabolite content;
  • fungitoxicity of S metabolites

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Sulphur-induced resistance – agronomic, physiological and molecular aspects

  • Perspectives in research

  • References