The book on Approaches and Trends in Plant Disease Management takes stock of the present status of research in plant disease management technologies viz., host resistance, cultural practices, biological, molecular, biotechnological approaches and chemical methods. Besides these, chapters on protected cultivation, nematode problems and their management, climate variables and their impact on plant diseases: retrospect and prospect and rational use of fungicides have also been included.
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1. Role of cultural practices in plant disease management —S K Gupta and Sapna Devi 2. Compost: managing soil borne plant pathogens —Manish Mathur, Ritu Mawar and Satish Lodha 3. Biological control of plant diseases —S K Gupta, A K Gupta, Neeraj Sharma and Durga Parasad 4. PGPR: Their Role in Plant Growth and Disease Management —Rishi Mahajan and C.K. Shirkot 5. Management of crown gall in stone fruits in the realm of biological control —A K Gupta, Sapna Devi and Rishi Mahajan 6. AM fungi and their role in plant disease management —Narender K Bharat and Parveen Mehta 7. Citrus decline in darjeeling hills and potential microorganisms for its management —B N Chakraborty, U Chakraborty, K Rai, S Allay and U De 8. Plant disease resistance : concepts —R. K. Dogra, Naval Kishore and K. Kumar 9. Acquired Resistance in plants —Jagdish Kumar 10. Genetics of Resistance to Apple Scab: New Insights —K. Kumar, R.Kaur, Nirmal Sharma and Dinesh Singh 11. Biotechnological approaches for the plant disease management —Monica Sharma and Sapna Devi 12. Molecular Markers in Plant Disease Management —Monica Sharma 13. Fungicides in Plant Disease Management —T S Thind 14. Monitored control strategies for apple scab —Vijay Singh Thakur 15. Rational use of fungicides in the management of vegetable diseases —T S Thind and S K Gupta 16. Integrated disease management: retrospect and prospect —Mamta Sharma, S K Gupta and Suresh Pande 17. Integrated managment of wilt complex in scented geranium —D. Prasad and K.P. Singh 18. Integrated Management of Pea Powdery Mildew —Om Gupta, Usha Bhale, Madhuri Mishra and S.P. Tiwari 19. Integrated Management of Fungal Diseases of Pome and Stone Fruit Nurseries —Satish K. Sharma and Jitender Kumar 20. Plant Viruses : causes of plant diseases and their management —Awadhesh Kumar Pal 21. Protected cultivation, nematode problems and their management —R. K. Walia and Kum Kum Walia 22. Climate variables and their impact on plant diseases: Retrospect and prospect —Suresh Pande and Mamta Sharma