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Plant disease control in modern agriculture

R. K. McKee

Plant disease control in modern agriculture

an inaugural lecture delivered before The Queen"s University of Belfast on 26th January, 1967

by R. K. McKee

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Published by Queen"s University in Belfast .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby R. K. McKee.
SeriesQueen"s University of Belfast, new lecture series -- no.39
ContributionsMarjory Boyd (Belfast),
The Physical Object
Pagination20p. :
Number of Pages20
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17274323M

  1 Introduction. Control of plant disease is a pressing need for agriculture in the 21st century. The increasing demand for a steady, healthy food supply by a burgeoning human population will require controlling diseases that reduce crop by: This book is available in many libraries – or can be purchased. Plant Disease in the Modern World. Plant pathology has been astoundingly successful in providing farmers with methods for managing plant diseases. This success is one of the reasons why famine in today’s world is .

Plant-pathogen interactions: disease resistance in modern agriculture. Boyd LA(1), Ridout C, O'Sullivan DM, Leach JE, Leung H. Author information: (1)National Institute for Agricultural Botany, Huntingdon Road, Cambridge CB3 0LE, UK. @ed by: Control of Crop Diseases Thoroughly revised and updated to reflect current and emerging practices, this book explores modern methods of disease control in field and glasshouse crops. It outlines the major crop diseases of the UK with a particular emphasis on those features of symptomology.

Guidelines for Identification and Management of Plant Disease Problems: Part II. Diagnosing Plant Diseases Caused by Fungi, Bacteria and Viruses1 Ken Pernezny, Monica Elliott, Aaron Palmateer, and Nikol Havranek2 1. This document is PP, one of a series of the Plant Pathology Department, UF/IFAS Extension. Original publication date February Farmer’s Handbook on Basic Agriculture Acknowledgement H igher demand for agricultural raw material is now anticipated and agriculture is not any more about producing farm products and selling them exclusively at the local market. Instead farmers today have a world market to serve. But the new chances bring new challenges.


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Boyd1, Christopher Ridout2, Donal M. O’Sullivan1, Jan E. Leach3, and Hei Leung 1National 2 Institute for Agricultural Botany, Huntingdon Road, Cambridge, CB3 0LE, UK.

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