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Current and Emerging Challenges in the Diseases of Trees

Cristiano Bellé

Phytus Group (Phytus Institute)

Dr. Bellé, apart from being a researcher at the Phytus Group, Brazil, cooperates also as a researcher at the Universidad Nacional de San Agustín de Arequipa - UNSA, Peru. He has experience in the field of Agronomy with an emphasis in Plant Pathology and Plant Nematology. He has authored 100 journal papers, 5 book chapters, and edited 2 books.

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Anthracnose Fungi Oomycota Cedar Rusts Canker Bacterial Viral Nematodes Plant-Pathogenic Control Methods Abnormalities Environmental Damage

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The diseases of trees influence our lives more than just as an economic impact through yield loss. This imposes a challenge to sustainable production worldwide. Thus, finding sustainable methods to control these pathogens is in current need. Diseases caused by fungi and Oomycota, Bacterial, Viral, Nematodes, plant-pathogenic algae, and plants will be covered in the book. In this way, identification and characterization methods based on molecular and morphological techniques of these diseases will be approached; incidence and impacts on trees. The management of these diseases of trees will be approached in an integrated manner, using specific monitoring, chemical, biological, genetic host resistance, and cultural methods, taking into account the capacity of these phytoparasites to be affected by the imbalance of productive systems and to comply with the function of Environmental Bioindicators. This book hopes to highlight the results of some recent work regarding the current and emerging challenges of the presence of diseases of trees.

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Date completed: March 25th 2022

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Expected publication date: December 17th 2022

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Cristiano Bellé

Phytus Group (Phytus Institute)

Cristiano Bellé is a researcher in the field of plant nematology and biological control at Phytus Institute, Brazil. He is also a researcher at the Universidad Nacional de San Agustín de Arequipa (UNSA), Peru. He obtained a master’s degree in Agronomy from the Federal University of Santa Maria, Brazil, in 2014, a doctorate degree in Crop Protection from the Federal University of Pelotas, Brazil, in 2018, and a post-doctorate degree in Soil Biology and Microbiology from the Federal University of Santa Maria in 2019. He has experience in the field of agronomy with an emphasis on plant pathology and plant nematology. His work is related to the etiology and diagnosis of plant diseases caused by nematodes and fungi, pathogenicity and host-parasite relationships of plant-parasitic nematode diseases, the interaction between plant-parasitic nematodes and soilborne fungi in plants, and biological, cultural, and chemical control of plant-parasitic nematodes.

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