Identification, significance and transmission of seed borne pathogens

Mathur, S B and Haware, M P and Hampton, R O (1988) Identification, significance and transmission of seed borne pathogens. In: World Crops: Cool Season Food Legumes. Kluwer Academic Publishers, London, pp. 351-365. ISBN 90-247-3641-2.

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Several pathogens which cause important diseases in chickpea, faba bean, pea, and lentil are seed borne and seed transmitted. Examples are given to illustrate the importance of contaminated and infected seeds in the dissemination of diseases. Comments have been included on transmission by soil, infected plant debris, and vectors. Current laboratory seed health testing methods for detecting important fungi, viruses, and bacteria in pea, lentil, faba bean and chickpea are described.

Item Type: Book Section
Subjects: Others > Oilseeds
Others > Plant Pathology
Depositing User: Mr B K Murthy
Date Deposited: 10 Dec 2015 05:19
Last Modified: 10 Dec 2015 05:19
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