Chapter 8. Plant Disease Control through the use of Variety Mixtures

  1. Professor Dale Walters
  1. Dr Adrian Newton

Published Online: 19 MAY 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444312157.ch8

Disease Control in Crops: Biological and Environmentally Friendly Approaches

Disease Control in Crops: Biological and Environmentally Friendly Approaches

How to Cite

Newton, A. (2009) Plant Disease Control through the use of Variety Mixtures, in Disease Control in Crops: Biological and Environmentally Friendly Approaches (ed D. Walters), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444312157.ch8

Editor Information

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

Author Information

  1. Scottish Crop Research Institute, Invergowrie, Dundee DD2 5DA, 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 through variety mixture use;
  • trial demonstrations of mixtures;
  • pathogen Rhynchosporium secalis - causal agent of ‘rhynchosporium’;
  • homogeneous genotype area or genotype unit area (GUA);
  • change in Rhynchosporium secalis infection of mixtures;
  • resistance sources - Phytophthora root rot (Phytophthora medicaginis)/colletotrichum crown rot (Colletotrichum medicaginis);
  • tropical pasture legume - Stylosanthes scabra

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Trial demonstrations of mixtures

  • Mixtures used in practice

  • Conclusion

  • References