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Infectious Forest Diseases

Infectious Forest Diseases

Edited by P Gonthier, G Nicolotti

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Infectious Forest Diseases

Today, forest health and the management of threats towards it are attracting more and more attention on a global scale. This book covers the most recent advances in the management of forest diseases, including the epidemiology and infection biology of forest pathogens, and forest protection based on integrated pest and disease management approaches. A comprehensive range of diseases caused by viruses, bacteria, fungi and other organisms are discussed in detail, making this book essential reading for forest managers and extension specialists. Written by recognised authorities in the subject of forest health, this book also provides a wealth of information useful for researchers and lecturers of forest pathology and ecology.

Readership

Researchers and academics in forest pathology and ecology, forest managers and extension specialists.

Additional Information

Author Edited by P Gonthier, G Nicolotti
Availability In Print
Dimensions Unknown
Extent 672 Pages
ISBN 9781780640402
Publication date Jun-13
Book Type Hardcover

Contents

Foreword
Preface
Introduction to Infectious Forest Diseases

PART I – INTRODUCTORY CONCEPTS

1. Concepts of Epidemiology of Forest Diseases
2. General Strategies of Forest Disease Management

PART II – NON-FUNGAL INFECTIOUS FOREST DISEASES

3. Forest Diseases Caused by Viruses
4. Forest Diseases Caused by Prokaryotes: Phytoplasmal and Bacterial Diseases
5. Forest Diseases Caused by Higher Parasitic Plants: Mistletoes
6. Pine Wilt Disease and Other Nematode Diseases

PART III – FOREST DISEASES CAUSED BY FUNGI AND FUNGAL-LIKE ORGANISMS

ROOT AND BUTT ROTS

7. Annosus Root and Butt Rots
8. Armillaria Root Rots
9. Laminated and Tomentosus Root Rots

STEM ROTS

10. Heart Rots, Sap Rots and Canker Rots

VASCULAR DISEASES

11. Ceratocystis Diseases
12. Dutch Elm Disease and Other Ophiostoma Diseases
13. Blackstain Root Disease and Other Leptographium Diseases

CANKER DISEASES

14. Cankers and Other Diseases Caused by the Botryosphaeriaceae
15. Chestnut Blight
16. Other Cankers Caused by Cryphonectria and Sibling Species
17. Cypress Canker
18. Pitch Canker
19. Larch Canker
20. Hypoxylon Canker

BRANCH AND TIP BLIGHTS

21. Branch and Tip Blights

FOLIAR DISEASES

22. Dothistroma Needle Blight
23. Other Foliar Diseases of Coniferous Trees
24. Foliar Diseases of Broadleaved Trees

OOMYCETE DISEASES

25. Oomycete Diseases

RUST DISEASES

26. Tree Rusts

PART IV – NURSERY DISEASES

27. Seed, Seedling and Nursery Diseases

PART V – INTRODUCED PATHOGENS

28. Responding to Diseases Caused by Exotic Tree Pathogens

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