Fondamenti Di Patologia Vegetale

Author: Alberto Matta
Editor:
ISBN: 9788855523844
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Malattie Delle Piante Che Segnarono La Storia

Author: Giuseppe Belli
Editor: Edizioni Altravista
ISBN: 8895458516
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Come incisero sulla storia di intere popolazioni alcune malattie delle piante? Come portarono modifiche al modo di vivere o al paesaggio in cui viviamo? In un breve saggio il prof. Giuseppe Belli tratta, sotto un profilo essenzialmente storico, di alcune malattie delle piante che, nei secoli scorsi o in anni recenti, non solo arrecarono danni consistenti alle coltivazioni o alle essenze forestali, ma causarono direttamente o indirettamente avvenimenti che incisero sulla storia di intere popolazioni.Dal caso dell’ergotismo, una grave malattia dell’uomo causata dalle tossine prodotte da un fungo fitopatogeno, alla scoperta dei virus dovuta ai primi studi effettuati sul mosaico del tabacco, dalle antiche carestie alla ruggine del caffè un impasto di erudizione e senso narrativo per un testo chiaro e piacevolmente scorrevole.

Plant Pathology Concepts And Laboratory Exercises Third Edition

Author: Bonnie H. Ownley
Editor: CRC Press
ISBN: 1498774725
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Continuing in the tradition of its predecessors, this new edition combines an informal, easy to read style with a thorough introduction to concepts and terminology of plant pathology. After reviewing fundamental concepts, the book discusses groups of plant pathogens and molecular tools for studying them, pathogen interactions, epidemiology and disease control, and special topics in plant pathology. The book details various disease-causing organisms, including viruses, fungi, prokaryotics, nematodes, and various biotic agents. It also examines various plant-pathogen interactions, molecular attack strategies, extracellular enzymes, host defenses, and disruption of plant function. New in the Third Edition Molecular plant-fungal interactions Expanded treatment of molecular tools Advanced biocontrol concepts How to use and care for microscopes

Chemistry

Author: William L. Masterton
Editor: Brooks/Cole Publishing Company
ISBN: 9781111570590
Size: 13,54 MB
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The Study Guide and Workbook contains additional worked examples and problem-solving techniques to help students understand the principles of general chemistry. Each chapter is outlined for students with fill-in-the-blank activities, exercises, and self-tests.

Introduction To The History Of Plant Pathology

Author: Geoffrey Clough Ainsworth
Editor: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521230322
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Provides a concise and straightforward account of the historical development of the diverse and interwoven themes of infectious diseases of plants.

Introduction To The Educational Sciences

Author: Priska Clerc
Editor: Unipub
ISBN:
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The China Study

Author: T. Colin Campbell
Editor: BenBella Books, Inc.
ISBN: 1935251007
Size: 14,11 MB
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Even today, as trendy diets and a weight-loss frenzy sweep the nation, two-thirds of adults are still obese and children are being diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes, typically an “adult” disease, at an alarming rate. If we’re obsessed with being thin more so than ever before, why are Americans stricken with heart disease as much as we were 30 years ago? In The China Study, Dr. T. Colin Campbell details the connection between nutrition and heart disease, diabetes, and cancer. The report also examines the source of nutritional confusion produced by powerful lobbies, government entities, and opportunistic scientists. The New York Times has recognized the study as the “Grand Prix of epidemiology” and the “most comprehensive large study ever undertaken of the relationship between diet and the risk of developing disease.” The China Study is not a diet book. Dr. Campbell cuts through the haze of misinformation and delivers an insightful message to anyone living with cancer, diabetes, heart disease, obesity, and those concerned with the effects of aging. [This book is also available in Spanish, El Estudio de China.]

Infectious Forest Diseases

Author: Paolo Gonthier
Editor: CABI
ISBN: 1780640404
Size: 19,66 MB
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Today, forest health and the management of threats towards it are attracting more and more attention on a global scale. This book covers the most recent advances in the management of forest diseases, including the epidemiology and infection biology of forest pathogens, and forest protection based on integrated pest and disease management approaches. A comprehensive range of diseases caused by viruses, bacteria, fungi and other organisms are discussed in detail, making this book essential reading for forest managers and extension specialists. Written by recognized authorities in the subject of forest health, this book also provides a wealth of information useful for researchers and lecturers of forest pathology and ecology.

The Sirtfood Diet

Author: Aidan Goggins
Editor: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1501163787
Size: 16,53 MB
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Discover the original international diet sensation—used by Adele, heavyweight champion David Haye, and Pippa Middleton—that will help you lose seven pounds in seven days while experiencing lasting energy and eating all the foods you love. Over the past few years, fasting has become a popular diet option. Studies show that fasting—whether through moderate calorie restriction every day or the more severe but less frequent intermittent fasting—can help people lose about thirteen to fourteen pounds in six months and reduce their risk of developing disease. When we fast, our body’s energy stores activate what is known as sirtuins, or the “skinny gene,” and many positive changes ensue. Fat storage is switched off, and our body stops its normal growth processes and goes into “survival” mode. Fat burning is stimulated and the genes involved in the repair and rejuvenation of our cells are turned on—which all results to weight loss and improved resistance to disease. But if not done correctly, fasting can lead to hunger, irritability, fatigue, and loss of muscle. Enter Sirtfoods: a newly discovered group of foods that is revolutionizing healthy eating. Ranging from chocolate and red wine to garlic and walnuts, sirtfoods are particularly rich in special nutrients that help us activate the same skinny genes in our bodies that fasting triggers. Nutritionists Aidan Goggins and Glen Matten have created The Sirtfood Diet to help you effectively lose weight and improve your resistance to disease, while still giving you incredible energy and glowing health.

Structure And Function Of Plants

Author: Jennifer W. MacAdam
Editor: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1119949440
Size: 16,19 MB
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Plant anatomy and physiology and a broad understanding of basic plant processes are of primary importance to a basic understanding of plant science. These areas serve as the first important building blocks in a variety of fields of study, including botany, plant biology, and horticulture. Structure and Function of Plants will serve as a text aimed at undergraduates in the plant sciences that will provide an accurate overview of complex plant processes as well as details essential to a basic understanding of plant anatomy and physiology. Presented in an engaging style with full-color illustrations, Structure and Function of Plants will appeal to undergraduates, faculty, extension faculty, and members of Master Gardener programs.