Chapter 12. Control of Plant Disease by Disguising the Leaf Surface

  1. Professor Dale Walters
  1. Professor Dale Walters

Published Online: 19 MAY 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444312157.ch12

Disease Control in Crops: Biological and Environmentally Friendly Approaches

Disease Control in Crops: Biological and Environmentally Friendly Approaches

How to Cite

Walters, D. (2009) Control of Plant Disease by Disguising the Leaf Surface, in Disease Control in Crops: Biological and Environmentally Friendly Approaches (ed D. Walters), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444312157.ch12

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 control by disguising leaf surface;
  • controlling disease using film-forming polymers;
  • fungicidal activity of polyelectrolytes;
  • film-forming polymers - in reducing fungal infection on leaf surfaces;
  • germinating uredospore towards stoma and inducing appressorium formation;
  • particle films as agents plant disease control;
  • waterproofing agents - chrome complexes, stearic acid and organic zirconate;
  • disrupting spore adhesion to leaf surface

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Controlling disease using film-forming polymers

  • Particle films as agents for control of plant diseases

  • Disrupting spore adhesion to the leaf surface

  • Conclusions

  • Acknowledgements

  • References