Plant Pathology

Author: George N. Agrios
Editor: Elsevier
ISBN: 0323139698
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Plant Pathology, Third Edition, provides an introduction to the fundamental concepts of plant pathology, incorporating important new developments in the field. The present volume also follows closely the organization and format of the Second Edition. It includes two new chapters, ""Plant Disease Epidemiology"" and ""Applications of Biotechnology in Plant Pathology."" Extensively updated new information has been added about the history of plant pathology, the stages in the development of disease, the chemical weapons of attack by pathogens, and the genetics of plant disease. The book is organized into three parts. Part I discusses basic concepts such as classification of plant diseases; parasitism and disease development; how pathogens attack plants; effects of pathogens on plant physiology; plant defenses against pathogens; and genetics, epidemiology, and control of plant diseases. Part II on specific plant diseases covers diseases caused by fungi, prokaryotes, parasitic higher plants, viruses, nematodes, and flagellate protozoa. Part III deals with applications of biotechnology in plant pathology.

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.

The Wheel Of Life

Author: Elisabeth Kübler-Ross
Editor: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1476715289
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On Life and Living Elisabeth Kübler-Ross, M.D., is the woman who has transformed the way the world thinks about death and dying. Beginning with the groundbreaking publication of the classic psychological study On Death and Dying and continuing through her many books and her years working with terminally ill children, AIDS patients, and the elderly, Kübler-Ross has brought comfort and understanding to millions coping with their own deaths or the deaths of loved ones. Now, at age seventy-one facing her own death, this world-renowned healer tells the story of her extraordinary life. Having taught the world how to die well, she now offers a lesson on how to live well. Her story is an adventure of the heart -- powerful, controversial, inspirational -- a fitting legacy of a powerful life.

The 48 Laws Of Power

Author: Robert Greene
Editor: Profile Books
ISBN: 1847651348
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'Machiavelli has a new rival, and Sun-tzu had better watch his back' - New York Times Robert Greene's laws are now famous: Law 1: Never outshine the master. Law 2: Never put too much trust in friends; learn how to use enemies. Law 3: Conceal your intentions. Law 4: Always say less than necessary. At work, in relationships, on the street or on the 6 o'clock News: the 48 Laws apply everywhere. For anyone with an interest in conquest, self-defence, wealth, power or simply being an educated spectator, The 48 Laws of Power is one of the most useful and entertaining books ever; it 'teaches you how to cheat, dissemble, feign, fight and advance your cause in the modern world.' (Independent on Sunday). Robert Greene will teach you the distilled wisdom of the masters - illustrated through the tactics, triumphs and failures from Elizabeth I to Henry Kissinger on how to get to the top and stay there. Wry, ironic and clever, this is an indispensable and witty guide to power. The perfect gift book for the power-hungry (and who doesn't want power?); this is the Concise Edition of an international bestseller. From the internationally bestselling author of Mastery, The Art Of Seduction, and The 33 Strategies Of War.

Herramientas Biotecnol Gicas En Fitopatolog A

Author: Vicente Pallás
Editor: Mundi-Prensa Libros
ISBN: 8484764869
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Este libro presenta los últimos avances metodológicos derivados de la biotecnología, en su aplicación al campo de la Fitopatología.

The Mastery Of Love

Author: Don Miguel Ruiz
Editor: Amber-Allen Publishing
ISBN: 1934408034
Size: 12,12 MB
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Don Miguel Ruiz illuminates the fear-based beliefs and assumptions that undermine love and lead to suffering and drama in our relationships. He shows us how to heal our emotional wounds, recover the freedom and joy that are our birthright, and restore the spirit of playfulness that is vital to loving relationships.

Integrated Management Of Diseases Caused By Fungi Phytoplasma And Bacteria

Author: Aurelio Ciancio
Editor: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 1402085710
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This volume focuses on integrated pest and disease management (IPM/IDM) and biocontrol of some key diseases of perennial and annual crops. It continues a series originated during a visit of prof. K. G. Mukerji to the CNR Plant Protection Institute in Bari (Italy), in November 2005. Both editors aim at a series of five volumes embracing, in a multi-disciplinary approach, advances and achievements in the practice of crop protection, for a wide range of plant parasites and pathogens. Two volumes of the series were already produced, dedicated to general concepts in IPM and to management and biocontrol of nematodes of grain crops and vegetables. This Volume deals, in particular, with diseases due to bacteria, phytoplasma and fungi. Every day, in any agroecosystem, farmers face problems related to plant diseases. Since the beginning of agriculture, indeed, and probably for a long time in the future, farmers will continue to do so. Every year, plant diseases cause severe losses in the global production of food and other agricultural commodities, worldwide. Plant diseases are not limited to episodic events occurring in single farms or crops, and should not be regarded as single independent cases, affecting only farms on a local scale. The impact of plant disease epidemics on food shortage ignited, in the last two centuries, deep cultural, social and demographic changes, affecting million human beings, through i. e. migration, death and hunger.

El Arbol De La Ciencia

Author: Pío Baroja
Editor:
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Plant Pathology Concepts And Laboratory Exercises Third Edition

Author: Bonnie H. Ownley
Editor: CRC Press
ISBN: 1498774725
Size: 14,34 MB
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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

Plant Associated Bacteria

Author: Samuel S. Gnanamanickam
Editor: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 1402045387
Size: 20,56 MB
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This volume is envisioned as a resource for researchers working with beneficial and harmful groups of bacteria associated with crop plants. The book is divided into two parts, with Part I on beneficial bacteria including chapters on symbiotic nitrogen fixers and rhizosphere bacteria. The second part consists of detailed descriptions of 8 genera of plant pathogenic bacteria, including Agrobacterium and Herbaspirillum. Each chapter covers terminology, molecular phylogeny and more. soft-rot, Pseudomonas, Xanthomonas, Ralstonia, Burkholderia and Acidovorax There is an opening chapter on the plant-associated bacteria survey, molecular phylogeny, genomics and recent advances. And each chapter includes terminology/definitions, molecular phylogeny, methods that can be used (both traditional and latest molecular tools) and applications