Biological Control of Rice Diseases by Samuel S. Gnanamanickam

By Samuel S. Gnanamanickam

This ebook on organic regulate of rice illnesses offers with microorganisms and cultural practices because the non-chemical possible choices constructed and used to control devastating rice illnesses akin to blast, sheath blight, bacterial blight and rice tungro illness in Asia. The time period, organic regulate has been used additionally to incorporate transgenic rices which hold rice genes or others whose temporary expression reason resistance to pathogens and decrease using chemical substances. this can be the 1st booklet that has been introduced out to record the organic keep an eye on study in rice and the applying of biocontrol brokers to rice. it's been built to supply special bills with regards to organic regulate practised in rice during the last 30 years. even if, the methodologies and advantages follow to disorder keep an eye on in all different significant vegetation and accordingly, may be of vital curiosity to researchers and scholars of plant pathology, microbiology and crop science.

Show description

Read or Download Biological Control of Rice Diseases PDF

Best crop science books

Measurements of Phosphor Properties

Measuring the homes of phosphors is an important step in constructing and choosing phosphors for particular purposes. along with chapters drawn from the second one version of the best-selling guide of Phosphors, Measurements of Phosphor houses outlines quite a few equipment for characterizing and measuring the optical and luminescence houses of phosphors.

Crop Wild Relative Conservation and Use (Cabi Publishing)

Crop wild kinfolk (CWR) are species heavily on the topic of crop vegetation that may give a contribution worthwhile features, corresponding to pest or illness resistance and yield development. those species are serious for bettering agricultural construction and extending nutrition safeguard. also they are crucial elements of usual and semi-natural habitats in addition to agricultural platforms, and are as a result important in retaining surroundings overall healthiness.

Ecological Monitoring of Genetically Modified Crops: A Workshop Summary

Proponents of agricultural biotechnology think that genetically converted (GM) plants have the capability to supply nice ecological merits, reminiscent of decreased pesticide and land use, in addition to agricultural advantages. notwithstanding, given the fast emergence of industrial GM vegetation and the most probably bring up of their use, many teams have raised matters concerning the power accidental, antagonistic ecological results of those vegetation.

Agronomy and economy of black pepper and cardamom

Referred to as the "King" of spices, black pepper (Piper nigrum L. ) and the "Queen" of spices, cardamom (Elettaria cardamomum M. ), either perennial vegetation of the tropics, are an important and most generally wanted spice plants of the realm. They either have many makes use of, for instance, either are used as flavourings and as a drugs.

Additional resources for Biological Control of Rice Diseases

Sample text

Screening of plants with different pathogens and their pathotypes simultaneously or even sequentially is difficult if not impossible. Molecular markers offer great scope for improving the efficiency of conventional plant breeding by carrying out selection not directly on the trait of interest but on molecular markers linked to that trait. Molecular markers are especially advantageous for agronomic traits that are otherwise difficult to tag such as resistance to pathogens. Durability of resistance has been increased in several crops by incorporating genetically diverse major resistance genes.

K. , & Singh, K. V. (1988). Occurrence of rice sheath blight (ShB), Rhizoctonia solani Kuhn on rice panicles in India. International Rice Research Newsletter, 13, 29. Singh, N. , Devi, R. K. , & Singh, K. V. (1989). Rhizoctonia solani: An agent of rice boot blight. International Rice Research Newsletter, 14, 22. Singh, R. , & Pavji, M. S. (1969). Oriental sheath and leaf spot of rice. Plant Disease Reporter, 53, 444–445. , Sidhu, J. , Brar, D. , et al. (2001). Pyramiding three bacterial blight resistance genes (xa5, xa13 and Xa21 using marker-assisted selection into indica rice cultivar PR106.

Khush, G. , & Tabien, R. E. (1990). A new resistance gene to bacterial blight derived from O. longistaminata. Japan Journal of Breeding, 40(1), 280–281. Immanuel, J. E. (2006). Molecular analysis of 2,4-diacetylphloroglucinol (DAPG) production by strains of Pseudomonas fluorescens in rice rhizosphere and assessment of its role in suppression of sheath blight (ShB) disease of rice. D. dissertation, University of Madras. , & Uchino, K. (1963). Studies on sheath blight of rice plant caused by Pellicularia sasakii (Shirai) S.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.38 of 5 – based on 48 votes