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Recent Trends in Disease Management of Fruits and Seeds

B.K. Singh (Editor) M.M. Prasad (Editor) T. Prasad (Editor)
Synopsis The book Recent Trends in Disease Management of Fruits and Seeds is the compilation of special lectures, research papers and review articles contributed by the eminent scientists and research workers. The articles mainly aim at control of pests and diseases of fruits and seeds by biosafe and ecofriendly substances. Some of the articles have emphasized the integrated approach in disease management. Biocidal role of bacteria, fungi, nematodes and higher plants were also highlighted. Some of the topics also cover the use of plant extracts, culture filtrates, fungal pigments and other natural resources for biological control. The book thus contain upto date information on modern topic for post-graduate students, teachers and persons actively engaged in researches dealing with applied botany, agriculture pathology, mycotoxicology and seed pathology.
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About the authors

B.K. Singh

B.K. Singh has got masters degree in Zoology and Ph.D. in Zoology from Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio with Cytogenetic as specialization. Presently he is Director, Centre for Resources, Almora, Uttaranchal. He is actively engaged in the field of biodiversity through his research on cytogenetic changes in the species that are facing extinction. He has contributed research papers to national and international journals, seminars and conferences.

M.M. Prasad

M.M. Prasad - (Born. 1949). Ph.D., F.B.S. Professor Deptt. Of Botany. T.N.B. College, T.M. Bhagalpur university, has obtained his B.Sc., M.Sc. and Ph.D. degree from the same University. He has been actively engaged in research and teaching since last more than twenty five years. He has published sixty research papers in reputed Indian and Foreign Journals and successfully completed several major research projects sponsored by ICAR, UGC & CSIR. The specific thrust area of Prof. Prasad is "Post harvest diseases of fruits and vegetables". He has thoroughly investigated the various diseases of fruits and vegetables of this region and suggested a well suited control measures by using non-hazardous chemical and biopesticides.

T. Prasad

Dr. T. Prasad -(Born 1931). Ph.D., F.B.S., F.P.S.I. Prof. Prasad done his Ph.D in 1967 from Bhagalpur university. He was awarded fellowship for training in Seed Pathology at DGISP, Denmark. He specialized in seed pathology and Mycotoxicology. About dozen students have been awarded Ph.D. degree under his supervision. He handled about eight research projects awarded by different funding agencies. About hundred of research papers and half dozen books and monographs are to his credit. He is fellow of several academic affiliations and was visiting Professor for about three years in a Institute of seed Pathology. Copenhagen, Denmark to train the International students on mycotoxiciology.

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Bibliographic information

Title Recent Trends in Disease Management of Fruits and Seeds
Format Hardcover
Date published: 01.01.2001
Edition 1st ed.
Language: English
isbn 8172332572
length viii+280p., Tables; References; 23cm.