Seyed Mahyar Mirmajlessi

Ghent University

Dr. Seyed Mahyar Mirmajlessi is a highly experienced plant pathologist with expertise in disease management, plant-pathogen interactions, and biological control. He received an MSc in Plant Pathology with a specialization in the genetic diversity of plant-pathogenic fungi. He earned a Ph.D. in Molecular Plant Pathology from the Estonian University of Life Sciences. He continued as a postdoctoral researcher in plant protection at Ghent University (UGent), Belgium. Dr. Mirmajlessi has been contributing as a reviewer and editorial board member for a number of scientific journals. He has also published several research articles in various international peer-reviewed journals. Currently, he is a senior research associate at the Department of Plants and Crops, Faculty of Bioscience Engineering, UGent, Belgium.

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Fusarium is a large cosmopolitan genus of ascomycete fungi that are among the most important toxigenic plant pathogens causing seed and soil-borne diseases in a wide variety of agricultural crops worldwide. Fusarium species are broadly distributed in soil, root and plant tissues, and other organic substrates. Almost all species are able to generate mycotoxins, as secondary metabolites, that cause different physiological responses in plants. This book provides an overview of recent research on Fusarium species in the fields of metabolites, pathogenicity, plant-pathogen interactions, and management strategies in agricultural practices.

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