Plant Pathology – 5th Edition – ISBN: , . are indeed fortunate to have the text Plant Pathology by George N. Agrios as an. Agrios, George N., –. Plant pathology / George Agrios. — 5th ed. p. cm. Includes bibliographical This, the 5th and probably the last edition of Plant Pathology by me, is dedicated: To the memory of my . chapter six. HOW PLANTS. Plant Pathology. Book • 5th Edition • Authors: GEORGE N. AGRIOS chapter six – HOW PLANTS DEFEND THEMSELVES AGAINST PATHOGENS.

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Plant Pathology, Third Edition, provides an introduction to the fundamental concepts of plant pathology, incorporating important new developments in the field.

The present volume also follows closely the organization and format of the Second Edition.

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Klicken Sie auf 2. The book is organized into three parts. Part I discusses basic concepts such as classification of plant diseases; parasitism and disease development; how pathogens attack plants; effects of pathogens on plant physiology; plant defenses against pathogens; and genetics, epidemiology, and control of plant diseases.

Part II on specific plant diseases covers diseases caused pqthology fungi, prokaryotes, parasitic higher plants, viruses, nematodes, and flagellate editino. Part III deals with applications of biotechnology in plant pathology.


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Agrios as an accessible, comprehensive reference on many aspects of phytopathology The content of the fifth edition pages represents a significant expansion of content from the fourth edition pages Revised chapters contain significant expansion of text, figures, and photographs.

A new feature of the book is shaded text boxes that contain brief articles of separate but related topics Overall, the extensive use of color in the fifth edition readily accomplishes ‘the author’s dream to have all the figures in color’ and is a welcome addition to this new edition The comprehensive index to the text is very helpful as topics, pathogens, and diseases are all cross-indexed Overall, the fifth edition is a welcome addition to the literature on plant pathology, and is highly recommended to anyone with an interest in this area of study.

The fifth edition is partially built on the compilations of the previous editions, however, like following Dorothy from the black and white of Agros to the color land of Oz, the addition of color has dramatically enhanced the clarity of photos and diagrams. This change is important for correctly identifying the plant disease symptoms.

The photos, diagrams and text can be understood by readers ranging from master gardeners to basic researchers. eition



The book’s past reputation as the plant pathology “bible” is definitely enhanced and the price remains reasonable With this book as a text, no excuse remains for a poorly taught plant pathology course.

All students should be familiar with this book and it should be a part of their educational experience.

Lipps, Ohio State University “Agrios’ text is the standard introductory work for the discipline of plant pathology. There is no single volume which matches 6tn for breadth of topics and detail of coverage. Mihail, University of Missouri Praise for the previous edition: The new, larger format and edifion use of high quality illustrations including colour plates and the widespread use of annotated flow diagrams to show pathogen life cycles, the gene-for-gene concept, forecasting of epidemics and procedures for isolation and culture of pathogens are all exceedingly well done.

I recommend this book highly for teaching and reference. The book’s past reputation as the plant pathology “bible” is definitely enhanced.