Compendium of Umbelliferous Crop Diseases (Aps Compendium of Plant Disease Series)

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Compendium of Umbelliferous Crop Diseases provides an international account of umbelliferous crop diseases and practical guidelines for control. The compendium begins with an overview of the origin and domestication of carrots and celery, carrot and celery production, the causes of umbelliferous crop diseases, and information pertaining to breeding for disease resistance. In addition to carrots and celery, diseases of parsnip, cumin, coriander, parsley, caraway, and cilantro are included.

The compendium describes infectious diseases caused by fungi, bacteria, nematodes, viruses, and phytoplasmas as well as noninfectious disorders caused by air pollution, allelopathy, mineral deficiencies and toxicities, pesticide-related injury, and many others. The description of each disease includes a general overview of its importance and world distribution, symptoms, causal organism or agent, disease cycle and epidemiology, control, and selected references. Control measures stress general principles and cultural practices that apply to most growing areas.

This useful reference is ideal for plant pathologists, crop production specialists, growers, diagnostic clinicians, students, regulatory agents, crop consultants, educators, researchers, extension personnel, and others interested in the diagnosis or management of diseases of umbelliferous crops throughout the world.

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Introduction:
Origin and Domestication of Carrots; Carrot Production; Origin and Domestication of Celery; Celery Production; Causes of Diseases of Umbelliferous Crops; Breeding for Disease Resistance in Carrots; Breeding for Disease Resistance in Celery.
Part I. Infectious Diseases:
Diseases Caused by Bacteria;
Bacterial Blight and Brown Stem of Celery; Bacterial Blight of Coriander; Bacterial Blight of Parsnip; Bacterial Leaf Blight of Carrot; Bacterial Leaf Spot of Celery; Bacterial Leaf Spot of Cilantro; Crown Gall; Scab; Soft Rot;
Diseases Caused by Fungi;
Foliar Diseases; Alternaria Leaf Blight of Carrot; Alternaria Leaf Blight of Cumin; Alternaria Leaf Blight of Parsley; Anthracnose of Caraway; Cercospora Leaf Blight of Carrot; Cercosporoid Leaf Blights; Colletotrichum Diseases of Celery; Downy Mildew; Early Blight of Celery; Late Blight of Celery; Powdery Mildew; Rust; Septoria Blight of Parsley; Stem Gall of Coriander; Crown, Root, and Wilt Diseases; Black Rot; Brown Rot of Carrot (Phoma Disease); Brown Spot of Celery; Cavity Spot; Cottony Rot/Pink Rot; Crater Spot; Crown Rot of Carrot; Damping-off; Fusarium Dry Rot; Fusarium Wilt of Cumin; Fusarium Yellows of Celery; Itersonilia Canker of Parsnip; Phoma Canker of Parsnip; Phoma Crown and Root Rot of Celery; Phymatotrichopsis Root Rot; Phytophthora Root Rot; Pythium Root Rot. Root Dieback (Pythium Brown Root) of Carrot; Southern Blight; Violet Root Rot; Postharvest Fungal Diseases; Black Root Rot; Blue-green Mold; Crater Rot; Gray Mold; Licorice Rot; Rhizopus Wooly Soft Rot; Sooty Rot; Sour Rot; Yeasty Rot;
Detection of Seedborne Pathogens;
Diseases Caused by Nematodes;
Cyst Nematode; Lesion Nematode; Needle Nematode; Pin Nematode; Root-Knot Nematode; Sting Nematode. Stubby Root, Awl, Spiral, and Stem Nematodes;
Diseases Caused by Viruses and Phytoplasmas;
Calico; Carrot Motley Dwarf; Carrot Thin Leaf; Carrot virus Y; Celery Mosaic; Cilantro Yellow Blotch; Celery Yellow Net; Curly Top; Parsnip Yellow Fleck; Southern Mosaic; Strap Leaf; Tomato Spotted Wilt; Aster Yellows and BLTVA (Beet leafhopper-transmitted virescence agent) Yellows.
Part II. Injuries and Abiotic and Noninfectious Biotic Disorders:
Air Pollution; Allelopathy; Blackheart of Celery; Fertilizer Injury; Greening of Carrot; Insect and Arthropod Injury; Naled Toxicity of Celery; Nutrient Deficiency; Parasitic Plants; Pithiness of Celery; Salinity and pH Soil Compaction,

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This is a book useful to anyone working with umbelliferous crops. --Nematolgia Meditterana

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