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Plants are constantly exposed to numerous organisms, many of which are common components of the soil biosphere. It thus seems appropriate to consider interrelationships among such organisms and the ultimate effects of these complexes upon host plants. It is realistic to assume that because a host is infected by one pathogen its response to additional invaders will be altered. These alterations may have significant influence upon disease development within a particular host, epidemiology of all pathogens involved, and ultimately, on disease management. Plant parasitic nematodes are usually a part of the soil microfauna, and should be considered when disease complexes are studied. Nematode interactions are important biological phenomena and of great significance in horticulture. It is a fascinating subject which is multidisciplinary by nature and concerns any scientist involved with plant health. Nature does not work with pure cultures and that many plant diseases are influenced by associated organisms. Different parasites on the same plant interact, which result in disease complexes, and these interactions may lead to susceptibility by predisposition or resistance through preinduction of resistance against a particular parasite. Plant parasitic nematodes often play a major role in disease interactions. The fungus-nematode and the bacterium-nematode interactions are numerous, and weakly parasitic fungal and bacterial parasites can cause considerable damage once they gain entry into plant roots in the presence of feeding nematodes. Some species of nematodes belonging to the families Longidoridae and Trichodoridae have a unique and important role as pathogens of plants, because they also transmit certain viruses to their host plants. The information on interaction of nematodes with fungi, bacteria and viruses in causing disease complexes in horticultural crops (fruits, vegetables, plantation, spice, tuber, ornamental, medicinal and aromatic crops) is very much scattered. There is no book at present which comprehensively and exclusively deals with the above aspects on horticultural crops. The present book deals with in general and crop-wise in particular. The book is illustrated with excellent quality photographs enhancing the quality of publication. The book is written in lucid style, easy to understand language along with adoptable recommendations for enhancing the productivity. In view of greater emphasis being given by the Government of India to horticulture by establishing horticulture mission and exclusive State Horticultural Universities, there is an urgent need for good text books to teach courses on different disciplines of horticulture. In this context, the present book is of immense help to all those concerned with enhancement of productivity in horticultural crops. This book can serve as a practical guide to practicing farmers of horticultural crops. Further, it is a useful reference to policy makers, research and extension workers and students. The material can also be used for teaching post-graduate and under-graduate courses.
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Title Nematode Disease Complexes in Horticultural Crops Table of Content Section : I, PRINCIPLES OF NEMATODE INTERACTIONS, Introduction, Interaction with Bacteria, Interaction with Fungi, Interaction with Viruses, Interaction with Other Nematodes, Interaction with Rhizobia, Interaction with Arbuscular Mycorrhizal Fungi, Interaction with Insects, Mechanisms of Interaction, Interaction of Nematodes with Wilt-Inducing Fungi, Nematode Fusarium Wilt Disease Interactions, Root-knot Nematode Fusarium, Wilt Disease Interactions, Burrowing Nematode Fusarium, Wilt Disease Interactions, Stunt Nematode Fusarium, Wilt Disease Interactions, Lance Nematode Fusarium, Wilt Disease Interactions, Ring Nematode Root, Rot Disease Interactions, Mechanisms of Interaction, Nematode Verticillium Wilt Disease Interactions, Lesion Nematodes Verticillium Wilt Interactions, Stunt Nematodes Verticillium Wilt Interactions, Interaction of Nematodes with Root-Rot Fungi, Root-knot Nematode Root Rot Disease Interactions, Cyst Nematode Root Rot Disease Interactions, Burrowing Nematode Root Rot Disease Interactions, Stunt Nematode Root Rot Disease Interactions, Reniform Nematode Root Rot Disease Interactions, Lesion Nematode Root Rot Disease Interactions, Rice Root Nematode Root Rot Disease Interactions, Sting Nematode Root Rot Disease Interactions, Fungivorous Nematode Root Rot Disease Interactions, Mechanisms of Interaction, Nematode Mycorrhizae Interactions, Effect of Fungal Feeding Nematodes on Mycorrhizal Fungi, Effect of Plant-Parasitic Nematodes on Mycorrhizal Fungi, Effect of Mycorrhizal Fungi on Plant-Parasitic Nematodes, Effects of Nematode-Mycorrhizal Interactions on Plant Growth, Mechanisms of Interaction, Interaction of Nematodes with Viruses, Nematodes as Vectors of Plant Viruses, Nematode-Virus Interactions, Interaction of Nematodes with Bacteria, Root-knot Nematode Bacteria interactions, Cyst Nematode Bacteria Interactions, Reniform Nematode Bacteria Interactions, Lesion Nematode Bacteria Interactions, Spiral Nematode Bacteria Interactions, Ring Nematode Bacteria Interactions, Foliar Nematode Bacteria Interactions, Mechanisms of Interaction, Nematode Rhizobia Interactions, Root-knot Nematode Rhizobia interactions, Cyst Nematode Rhizobia Interactions, Reniform Nematode Rhizobia Interactions, Lesion Nematode Rhizobia Interactions, Stubby Root Nematode Rhizobia Interactions, Stem and Bulb Nematode Rhizobia Interactions, Mechanisms of Interaction, Nematodes as Vectors of Bacterial Pathogens, Cauliflower Disease of Strawberry, Nematode Nematode Interactions, Ecological Interactions, Etiological Interactions, Interactions with Other Pathogens, Mechanisms of Interaction, Conclusions, Nematode Insect Interactions, Red Ring Disease of Coconut, Interactions between Fusarium and Bean Stem Maggot, Fig Wasps and Schistonchus spp., Management of Disease Complexes, Physical Methods, Cultural Methods, Chemical Methods, Biological Methods, Integrated Methods, Section II: DISEASE COMPLEXES IN HORTICULTURAL THEIR CROPS AND MANAGEMENT, Horticultural Crops, Importance of Horticultural Crops, Export of Horticultural Produce, Fruit Crops, Banana, Citrus, Papaya, Strawberry, Mulberry, Grapevine, Gauva, Peach, Plum, Litchi, Vegetable Crops, Potato, Tomato, Brinjal, Chilli, Bell pepper, Pea, French bean, Cowpea, Pigeonpea, Green gram, Cluster bean, Cabbage and Cauliflower, Pumpkin, Cucumber, Watermelon, Okra, Carrot, Radish, Beet root, Celery, Lettuce, Ornamental, Medicinal, Aromatic and Tuber Crops, Ornamental crops, Rose, Carnation, Gerbera, Gladiolus, Tuberose, Crossandra, Chrysanthemum, Snapdragon, Marigold, Balsam, Medicinal Crops, Dioscorea, Coleus, Ashwagandha, Aromatic Crops, Mint, Patchouli, Basil Page No. 349 Author's Name P. Parvatha Reddy Publisher Studium Press LLC Year Of Publication 2011 ISBN 10 1-933699-80-9 ISBN 13 No About The Book No Binding type No Book Size(len) No Series No book size(hei) 9.9 Book size width 7.5 Edition 1st
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