Advances in Plant Pathology, Volume 11 (Google eBook)

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Academic Press, Jul 5, 1995 - Science - 322 pages
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This volume focuses on issues of plant pathology and sustainability, such as short term economic plans versus long term economic visions in farming and forestry. The book also deals with the complex biological interactions governing success in minimizing pest or pathogen damage by biological or chemical strategies, benefits and costs to the producer, consequences for the environment of management options, and the challenge of defining useful farm or forest indicatorsof sustainable practices.
  

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Contents

Chapter 2 Prehistoric Agricultural Methods as Models for Sustainability
21
An Agroecological Perspective
45
Chapter 4 Developing Biofertilizer and Biocontrol Agents that Meet Farmers Expectations
59
Chapter 5 Pathogens Responses to the Management of Disease Resistance Genes
75
Towards an Ecological Framework
103
Chapter 7 Classical Biological Control of Plant Pathogens
131
Chapter 8 Economic Thresholds and Nematode Management
147
Botrytis cinerea and Strawberry a Case Study
173
Lessons from Insect Pest Management
191
Chapter 1I Plant Protection Using Natural Defence Systems of Plants
211
Chapter 12 The Role of Soil Microbiology in Sustainable Intensive Agriculture
229
Chapter 13 World Integrated Pathogen and Pest Management and Sustainable Agriculture in the Developing World
249
the Known the Unknown and the Need to Bridge the Knowledge Gap
277
Chapter 15 Adventures of a Rose Pathologist
303
Index
317
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