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Diseases of Vegetables and Fruits: Current Status and Their Management

P.C. Trivedi (Editor)

Vegetables and fruits in particular provide a source of nutrients and fiber in the human diet. Their production in hindered by various biotic and abiotic factors, amongst which biotic constraints are more important. These vegetables and fruit crops are not spared from destruction by fungal, bacterial, viral as well as nematode pathogens. The challenges for produces in managing these diseases are ever increasing, as consumer demand for year round production of fresh vegetables and fruits with reduced or non pesticide residue. The present book “Diseases of Vegetables and Fruits: Current Status and their Management” compile the major diseases occurring on the commercial important vegetable and fruit crops along with the symptoms and management.

This book contains 12 chapters covering major titles as: Major Diseases of Vegetable Crops and their Management; Wilt Disease of Tomato and its Management in North-East India; Chilli Anthracnose and its Management; Integrated Pest Management in Cucurbitaceous Crops; Fusarium Wilt of Pea and its Management; Onion Anthracnose; Tree Bean Decline in Perspective of Plant Pathological Point of View; Current Status of Citrus Huanglongbing Disease and Future Strategies; Management of Post Harvest Diseases of Fruits and Vegetables; Mango and its Post Harvest Losses; Diseases of Cashew and their Management; Management of Fruit Diseases.

This book will become valuable to students, teachers, research workers in 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 Vegetables and Fruits: Current Status and Their Management
Author P.C. Trivedi
Format Hardcover
Date published: 09.11.2018
Edition 1st ed.
Language: English
isbn 9788179105733
length xiii+266p., Illustrations Black and White; 25cm.