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Diseases of Vegetable Crops and Their Management

P.C. Trivedi (Editor)

Vegetables crops are attacked by number of pathogens like fungi, bacteria, nematodes, viruses, as well as abiotic stress and other improper agricultural practices. Lot of information has been generated on disease management of vegetable crops, even after lot more needs to be done for its effective management. The present book "Diseases of Vegetable Crops and Their Management" compile the major diseases occurring on the commercially important vegetable crops along with the symptoms and management. This volume contains 12 chapters covering major titles as : An insight into diseases of vegetable crops and their management; Fungal diseases on vegetable crops; Tomato diseases and their management-A review; Characteristic features of infectious diseases and physiological disorders of tomato and its effective management strategies; Diseases of capsicum, their etiology and management; Important diseases of onion and its management; Management of soil borne diseases of vegetables by biocontrol agents. Book covers articles on : Nematode diseases of vegetable crops and their management; Bacterial diseases of vegetable crops; Some important viral diseases of vegetable crops; Yellow vein mosaic virus disease of okra and its management; Viroid and phytoplasma diseases of vegetable crops. Book covers diseases of vegetable crops like Solanaceous, Leguminous, Cucurbitaceous, Bulb Crops, Cruciferous Crops, Root Crops, Green Leafy Vegetables and many other vegetable crops. This book will become valuable to students, teachers, research workers is plant sciences, agriculture, breeders, applied biologists and knowledge will benefit to the farmers.

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About the author

P.C. Trivedi

Prof. Pravin Chandra Trivedi (b. 3 March 1953), Ph.D., Post-Doct. (U.S.A.), F.L.S. (London), F.B.S., F.P.S.I., F.B.R.S., F.M.A., F.E.S., F.N.R.S., F.I.A.A.T., Professor, Department of Botany, has a brilliant academic career standing first in all examinations. Prof. Trivedi served as Head, Department of Botany and Coordinator, P.G. Course in Biotechnology (2003-06); Director College Development Council (2001-04); Vice-Principal, Maharaja's College (2000-03) and is Member of BOS in eight universities. He worked as Post-Doctoral Fellow at the Department of Plant Pathology, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, U.S.A. in 1983-84. Prof. Trivedi has 33 years of teaching and research experience in the University of Rajasthan, Jaipur. He has published more than 200 research papers and review articles in journals of repute. He has edited and written 86 books and guided 30 Ph.D. students. He has been the Principal Investigator of 20 major research projects funded by national organizations. He is an elected Fellow of nine reputed academic bodies. Dr. Trivedi visited several major research laboratories and delivered invited talks in many international conferences held in the U.S.A., Canada, the U.K., Germany, the Netherlands, Italy, Japan, Denmark, Switzerland, Luxembourg, Malaysia, Singapore, Austria and Belgium. Prof. Trivedi is an elected Secretary of the Indian Botanical Society (2005-2007); Council Member of Indian Science Congress Association, Kolkata (2007-08) and a member of the editorial and advisory boards of eight reputed journals. For his research contribution he was awarded Scientist of the Year Award (2001); M.J. Narsimhan Award (2004) and Bioved Fellowship Award (2005). He has organized 15 national seminars and participated in many at national and international levels. His major research interest includes Plant Nematology, Medicinal Plants, Ethnobotany, Biodiversity Conservation and Biotechnology.

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Title Diseases of Vegetable Crops and Their Management
Author P.C. Trivedi
Format Hardcover
Date published: 07.11.2016
Edition 1st. ed.
Publisher Pointer Publishers
Language: English
isbn 9788171328369
length xiv+246p., Illustrations; 25cm.