Chapter 4. Induced Resistance for Plant Disease Control

  1. Professor Dale Walters
  1. Dr Tony Reglinski1 and
  2. Professor Dale Walters2

Published Online: 19 MAY 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444312157.ch4

Disease Control in Crops: Biological and Environmentally Friendly Approaches

Disease Control in Crops: Biological and Environmentally Friendly Approaches

How to Cite

Reglinski, T. and Walters, D. (2009) Induced Resistance for Plant Disease Control, in Disease Control in Crops: Biological and Environmentally Friendly Approaches (ed D. Walters), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444312157.ch4

Editor Information

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

Author Information

  1. 1

    Plant and Food Research, Ruakura Research Centre, East Street, Private Bag 3123, Hamilton, New Zealand

  2. 2

    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:

  • induced resistance for plant disease control;
  • treatment of plants - virulent or avirulent pathogens, nonpathogens;
  • induced resistance to microbial pathogens - systemic acquired resistance (SAR)/induced systemic resistance (ISR);
  • colonisation of plant roots - plant growth-promoting rhizobacteria (PGPR);
  • crop protectants - Bion®/Actigard®/ Milsana®/Elexa®/ Messenger®;
  • UV-C treatment - attractive commercial option for postharvest fruit treatment;
  • ReZist and ASM - reducing fruit abscission;
  • non-protein amino acid - aminobutyric acid (BABA);
  • bacterial strains - Burkholderia cepacia RAL3 & Pseudomonas fluorescens 64–3

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Induced resistance in practice

  • Costs associated with induced resistance

  • Trade-offs associated with induced resistance

  • Future prospects

  • Acknowledgements

  • References