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Diseases of Pigeonpea

S C Agrawal (Author)
Synopsis This book is the compilation of the world literature on diseases of pigeonpea, an important pulse crop of the Indian subcontinent, Africa, Australia and South America. The compilation has been made from various research journals, research reports, magazines, periodicals, bulletins, etc. The content of the book is presented in 10 chapters namely – Introduction, Fungal diseases of root and stem, Fungal diseases of foliage, Diseases caused by bacteria, Diseases caused by viruses, mycoplasmas and viroids, Diseases caused by nematodes, Microbes in ecology of pigeonpea, Abiotic stresses, Phanerogamic parasites and Integrated disease management. Each disease has been dealt under suitable heading like Introduction, Nature and extent of damage, Symptoms, Causal organisms/agents, Host parasite interaction, Disease cycle and eidemiology, Host resistance and Control. The information has been well illustrated with coloured photographs and the research data wherever required. Information on research methodologies for concern diseases have also been included. The chapter on Abiotic stresses and integrated disease management are of special interest for readers. The book has the advantage of long experience of the author in research in the subject. This is the reference book of its own kind not published so far. It will serve the purpose of a monograph on the subject and will be great help to research workers, teachers, extension workers, planners and the students of higher learning.
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About the author

S C Agrawal

Dr. S.C. Agrawal, the author of the book on "Diseases of Pigeonpea' is Principal Scientist (Plant Pathology) and Dean, JNKVV, R.A.K. College of Agriculture, Sehore, Madhya Pradesh, India. He did his M.Sc. Ag. In Plant Pathology from Vikram University, Ujjain in 1963 and Ph.D. in Plant Pathology from J.N. Krishi Vishwa Vidhalaya, Jabalpur in 1985. He has put more than 38 years off experience of teaching, research and extension work in various capacities of which 31 years have been devoted to research on diseases of pulse crops, specially pigeonpea, lentil, chickpea, mungbean and urdbean. Dr. Agrawal has published more than 100 research papers in national and international journals, nine book chapters/review papers, three bibliographies, three technical bulletins and several extension articles. He is author of two books, Diseases of greengram and blackgram and Diseases of lentil. He has guided several post-graduate students for their thesis work and has presented more than 60 research papers in national and international symposia/seminars/workshops/conferences etc. Dr. Agrawal has contributed substantially in releasing disease resistant and high yielding varieties of pulse crops like JG 11, JG 16, JG 130, JAKI 9218 of chickpea, JL 3 of lentil and JA 4 of pigeonpea. He is the life member of Indian Phytopathological Society. New Delhi and regular member of several scientific societies specially Indian Society of Pulses Research and Development, Kanpur; Society of Mycology and Plant Pathology, Udaipur; Plant Protection Association of India etc. Dr. Agrawal has been honoured by the “ISPRD Recongnition Award 2001” for his outstanding contribution in the field of pulses research and development. He is the member of several committees of national level and is a well known Pulse Pathologist of the country. His work on diseases of pigeonpea and lentil is well recognized.

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Bibliographic information

Title Diseases of Pigeonpea
Author S C Agrawal
Format Hardcover
Date published: 01.01.2003
Edition 1st ed.
Language: English
isbn 8180690067
length 352p., Figures; Tables; Plates; Index; 23cm.