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Citrus Pathology


This book is an attempt to compile different aspects of citrus pathology to provide an overall knowledge to those who are interested in it, so that they may identify the bottlenecks to improve it further. The book chapters detail about citrus diseases, metabolic changes in citrus plants against various stresses, quorum sensing and its role in symptom development, preharvest and postharvest disease management, and application of citrus and its compounds. The goal of this book is to provide the most up-to-date review on information available on pathological aspects of citrus. Therefore, this book will equip academia and industry people with adequate basic knowledge of citrus diseases and management options.

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Citrus PathologyEdited by Harsimran Gill

Published: April 12th 2017

DOI: 10.5772/63689

ISBN: 978-953-51-3072-7

Print ISBN: 978-953-51-3071-0

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-4880-7

Copyright year: 2017

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18560 Total Chapter Downloads

19 Crossref Citations

22 Web of Science Citations

40 Dimensions Citations


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1. Major and Emerging Fungal Diseases of Citrus in the Mediterranean Region

By Khaled Khanchouch, Antonella Pane, Ali Chriki and Santa Olga Cacciola


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2. Spiroplasma spp.: A Plant, Arthropod, Animal and Human Pathogen

By Santa Olga Cacciola, Assunta Bertaccini, Antonella Pane and Pio Maria Furneri


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3. Metabolic Changes during Defense Responses against Wound Stresses in Citrus Plants

By Tetsuya Matsukawa, Tomonori Asai and Shin’ichiro Kajiyama


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4. Quorum Sensing, Its Role in Virulence and Symptomatology in Bacterial Citrus Canker

By Juan Carlos Caicedo, Sonia Villamizar and Jesus Aparecido Ferro


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5. Synergistic Effect of a Mixture of Benzimidazole and Iminoctadine Triacetate for the Preharvest Control of Benzimidazole-Resistant Penicillium digitatum, a Causal Agent of Citrus Green Mold in Japan

By Nobuya Tashiro and Mizuho Nita


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6. Aleurocanthus woglumi (Hemiptera: Aleyrodidae) in Citrus: Opportunities and Challenges to Implement a Sustainable Management

By Daniele L. Vieira, Jacinto de L. Batista, Robério de Oliveira, José B. Malaquias and Geisa M. M. de Souza


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7. Advance in Citrus Postharvest Management: Diseases, Cold Storage and Quality Evaluation

By Maria C. Strano, Giuseppe Altieri, Naouel Admane, Francesco Genovese and Giovanni C. Di Renzo


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8. Organic and Inorganic Salts as Postharvest Alternative Control Means of Citrus

By Khamis Youssef, Kamel A. Abd-Elsalam, Ahmed Hussien, Simona M. Sanzani and Antonio Ippolito


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9. Citrus: A Perspective for Developing Phytomedicines for Neurodegenerative Diseases

By Chistiane Mendes Feitosa, Rivelilson Mendes de Freitas, Valéria Lima Silva, Lidiane da Silva Araújo, Cassio Herbert Santos de Melo and Felipe Pereira Da Silva Santos


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10. Pharmacological Actions of Citrus Species

By Flavia Cristina Fernandes Pimenta, Nathália de Alencar Cunha Tavares, Gabriel Chaves Neto, Mateus Alves, Martina Fernandes Pimenta, Juliete Melo Diniz, Arnaldo Correia de Medeiros and Margareth de Fátima Formiga Melo Diniz


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