Phytopathology

Abstract

Plant diseases have played a role in the rise and fall of human societies and continue to present challenges for the future, particularly for economically important plants that are the basis of the food, feed and fibre supply.

Keywords: plant diseases; microorganisms; biotechnology

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Further Reading

Agrios GN (1997) Plant Pathology, 4th edn. San Diego, CA: Academic Press.

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Vidaver, Anne K(Apr 2001) Phytopathology. In: eLS. John Wiley & Sons Ltd, Chichester. http://www.els.net [doi: 10.1038/npg.els.0000401]