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Diseases in Plants and Their Management

P.C. Trivedi (Editor)

The crop yield losses on fields and during post harvest period, caused by pests diseases are of paramount importance. When all of us are concerned about National Food Security, can the country afford these losses? Various types of direct and indirect losses caused by plant disease include, reduced quality and quantity of crop produce, increased cost of production, threat to animal health and environment, loss of natural resources and less remunerative alternatives adopted. The present book “ Diseases in Plants and their Management” incorporate critical review and research articles on major plant diseases of crops and their management practices on important agricultural crops. This book contain 13 chapters covering the theme of book. Major chapters include articles on : Diseases of Cereals and their Integrated Disease Management; Past, Present and Future of Rice Diseases; Citrus Canker-An important Bacterial Disease of Citrus; Present Status of Brown Spot Disease of Rice in India; Current Scenario of Sheath Blight in Rice; Stem Rot of Rice; Seed Borne Diseases and Mycotoxin Contamination of Minor Millets; Sclerotium rolfsii Caused Diseases on Crop Plants and its Management; White Rust Disease of Rapeseed-Mustard and its Management; Diseases of Sugar Beet and their Management; Diseases of Roses and their Management; Cotton Leaf Curl Virus Diseases: A Major Biotic Constraint in the South Western Region of Punjab; Use of Biotechnology in Management of Plant Nematode Diseases. The information given in this book will prove helpful to those interested in Plant Pathology and Plant Protection, Botany, agriculture, students, teachers, researchers and 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 in Plants and Their Management
Author P.C. Trivedi
Format Hardcover
Date published: 09.11.2018
Edition 1st ed.
Publisher Pointer Publishers
Language: English
isbn 9788171328901
length xv+287p., Illustrations Black and White; 25cm.