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Crop Diseases and their Management Strategies

Pranab Dutta (Author) Phatik Tamuli (Author) Himadri Kaushik (Author)

Integrated disease management (IDM) has gaining importance for the development of management strategies which are of ecologically sound and yield sustainable crop practices. In the chemocentric agriculture, people rely heavily on the use of synthetic pesticides, which has aggravated many disease problems. IDM involves use of all the possible management strategies with least cost and less damage to the environmental with the main aim of sustainable production and to maximize the profit.

Crop diseases and their Management Strategies, has been prepared by accumulating the chapter from authors having experiences in working with the respective crops. This book addresses the issues of important diseases, etiological factors, epidemiology and integrated management strategies in Tea, Banana, Wheat, Potato, Oilseed Crops, Turmeric, Vegetable Crops, Arecanut Green Gram, Rice, Betelvine and Cereal Crops. This book would be useful for the Undergraduate and Postgraduate students, teachers and Scientists of the Universities dealing the crops and extension workers engaged in designing and implementation of IDM program for farmers.

Contents: Preface. 1. Diseases of tea and their management strategies/Pranab Dutta, Apurba Das, R.P. Bhuyan and K.C. Puzari. 2. Integrated management of banana diseases/Amar Bahadur. 3. Wheat diseases: epidemiology and management/Ajay Krishna Saha. 4. Major potato diseases in India and their management strategies/Debahooti Baruah, Phatik Tamuli and Pranab Dutta. 5. Alternaria diseases of oilseed crops and their management strategies/Diganggana Talukdar. 6. Diseases of turmeric and their management/Sarodee Boruah and Pranab Dutta. 7. Major fungal diseases of vegetable crops and their management with plant based fungicides/Jayshree Das and P. Chattopadhyay. 8. Nursery diseases of vegetables and their management approaches/Himadri Kaushik and Pranab Dutta. 9. Arecanut diseases, disorders and their management/R. Chakrabarty and G.C. Acharya. 10. Diseases of green gram and their management/Devanushi Dutta. 11. Root-knot and ufra diseases of rice and their management/B. Bhagawati, P.P. Neog and U. Kurulkar. 12. Diseases of betelvine and integrated management/Ashish Kumar Tripathi and U.K. Khare. 13. Modern techniques for integrated disease management in cereal crops/R.C. Shakywar, M. Pathak and Pranab Dutta. Index.

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Title Crop Diseases and their Management Strategies
Format Hardcover
Date published: 12.08.2015
Edition 1st. ed.
Language: English
isbn 9788179104927
length x+280p., 9 B/W Plates; Tables; Figures