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Fungicides for Plant and Animal Diseases

Edited by Dharumadurai Dhanasekaran

Bharathidasan University, India


Nooruddin Thajuddin

Bharathidasan University, India

A fungicide is a chemical pesticide compound that kills or inhibits the growth of fungi. In agriculture, fungicide is used to control fungi that threaten to destroy or compromise crops. Fungicides for Plant and Animal Diseases is a book that has been written to present the most significant advances in disciplines related to fungicides. This book comprises of 14 chapters considering the application of fungicides in the control and management of fungal diseases, which will be very helpful to the undergraduate and postgraduate students, researchers, teachers of microbiology, biotechnology, agriculture and horticulture.

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Fungicides for Plant and Animal DiseasesEdited by Dharumadurai Dhanasekaran

Published: January 13th 2012

DOI: 10.5772/1130

ISBN: 978-953-307-804-5

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-5179-1

Copyright year: 2012

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62219 Total Chapter Downloads

45 Crossref Citations

95 Web of Science Citations

111 Dimensions Citations


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1. Natural Fungicides Obtained from Plants

By Juan A. Martínez


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2. Applications of Actinobacterial Fungicides in Agriculture and Medicine

By D. Dhanasekaran, N. Thajuddin and A. Panneerselvam


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3. Naturally Occurring Antifungal Agents and Their Modes of Action

By Isao Kubo, Kuniyoshi Shimizu and Ken-ichi Fujita


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4. Antifungal Properties of Bioactive Compounds from Plants

By F. Castillo, D. Hernández, G. Gallegos, R. Rodríguez and C. N. Aguilar


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5. Screening Methods in the Study of Fungicidal Property of Medicinal Plants

By S. Sasidharan, L. Yoga Latha, Kwan Yuet Ping and S. Jothy Lachumy


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6. In Vitro Multiplication of Aromatic and Medicinal Plants and Fungicide Activity

By Fernanda Leal, Manuela Matos, Ana Cláudia Coelho and Olinda Pinto-Carnide


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7. Biological Control Agents for Suppression of Post-Harvest Diseases of Potatoes: Strategies on Discovery and Development

By Patricia J. Slininger and David A. Schisler


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8. Control of Major Diseases in Horticulture

By Emma W. Gachomo, Jose C. Jimenez-Lopez, Adéchola P. P. Kayodé, Lamine Baba-Moussa and Simeon O. Kotchoni


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9. Target-Site-Specific Screening System for Antifungal Compounds

By Consuelo Corrales–Maldonado, Miguel Ángel Martínez-Téllez and Irasema Vargas-Arispuro


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10. An Integrated Approach to Control the Black Leaf Streak Disease (BLSD) of Bananas, while Reducing Fungicide Use and Environmental Impact

By Jacky Ganry, Eric Fouré, Luc de Lapeyre de Bellaire and Thierry Lescot


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11. Yield Response to Foliar Fungicide Application in Winter Wheat

By Stephen Wegulo, Julie Stevens, Michael Zwingman and P. Stephen Baenziger


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12. Efficacy and Utilization of Fungicides and Other Antibiotics for Aseptic Plant Cultures

By Simon A. Mng’omba, Gudeta Sileshi, Elsa S. du Toit and Festus K. Akinnifesi


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13. Copper in Horticulture

By Denis Rusjan


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14. Use of Cu Fungicides in Vineyards and Olive Groves

By Elda Vitanovic


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