Open access peer-reviewed Edited Volume

Plant Pathology

Edited by Christian Joseph Cumagun

University of the Philippines Los Baños, Philippines

Plant pathology is an applied science that deals with the nature, causes and control of plant diseases in agriculture and forestry. The vital role of plant pathology in attaining food security and food safety for the world cannot be overemphasized.

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Plant PathologyEdited by Christian Joseph Cumagun

Published: April 4th 2012

DOI: 10.5772/1390

ISBN: 978-953-51-0489-6

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-5265-1

Copyright year: 2012

Books open for chapter submissions

69441 Total Chapter Downloads

86 Crossref Citations

123 Web of Science Citations

167 Dimensions Citations


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1. Taxonomic Review of and Development of a Lucid Key for Philippine Cercosporoids and Related Fungi

By M. Mahamuda Begum, Teresita U. Dalisay and Christian Joseph R. Cumagun


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2. General Description of Rhizoctonia Species Complex

By Genhua Yang and Chengyun Li


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3. Phytobacterial Type VI Secretion System - Gene Distribution, Phylogeny, Structure and Biological Functions

By Panagiotis F. Sarris, Emmanouil A. Trantas, Nicholas Skandalis, Anastasia P. Tampakaki, Maria Kapanidou, Michael Kokkinidis, and Nickolas J. Panopoulos


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4. Novel Elicitors Induce Defense Responses in Cut Flowers

By Anastasios I. Darras


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5. Functional Identification of Genes Encoding Effector Proteins in Magnaporthe oryzae

By Jing Yang and Chengyun Li


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6. The Role of the Extracellular Matrix (ECM) in Phytopathogenic Fungi: A Potential Target for Disease Control

By Kenichi Ikeda, Kanako Inoue, Hiroko Kitagawa, Hiroko Meguro, Saki Shimoi and Pyoyun Park


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7. Molecular Tools for Detection of Plant Pathogenic Fungi and Fungicide Resistance

By Nieves Capote, Ana María Pastrana, Ana Aguado and Paloma Sánchez-Torres


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8. Novel Methods for the Quantification of Pathogenic Fungi in Crop Plants: Quantitative PCR and ELISA Accurately Determine Fusarium Biomass

By Kurt Brunner, Andreas Farnleitner and Robert L. Mach


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9. Gray Mold of Castor: A Review

By Dartanhã José Soares


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10. Effect of Nutrition and Soil Function on Pathogens of Tropical Tree Crops

By Peter McMahon


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11. Current Advances in the Fusarium Wilt Disease Management in Banana with Emphasis on Biological Control

By R. Thangavelu and M.M. Mustaffa


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12. Epidemiology and Control of Plant Diseases Caused by Phytopathogenic Bacteria: The Case of Olive Knot Disease Caused by Pseudomonas savastanoi pv. savastanoi

By José M. Quesada, Ramón Penyalver and María M. López


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13. Horizontal or Generalized Resistance to Pathogens in Plants

By P.J. Keane


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