Food Security and Plant Disease Management

Food Security and Plant Disease Management offers a comprehensive exploration of biocontrol, the latest technologies being used in plant health assurance, and resulting impacts on crop production and food security. Discussing both theoretical and practical topics, the book examines basic and advanced applications of biosensor and nano-technologies, introduces plant disease, including modes of action and their transmission in host plants, then covers factors contributing to plant disease and various means of addressing those diseases. This volume is part of the Microorganisms in Agriculture and the Environment series and provides important information for developing new effective plant protection practices. The direct or indirect applications of beneficial microbes in the treatment of plant disease is termed “microbial control” and these methods have increasingly been identified as important options for plant health management. The beneficial microbes as well as recent omic and nano-technologies also reveal important mechanisms that can be utilized in disease management strategies. Explores the impact of climate change on plant diseases and new methods of resolution Includes information on gene expression during crop disease management Presents insights into the legal and commercial aspects of microbial control

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  • Author : Ajay Kumar
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Pages : 482 pages
  • ISBN : 012821855X
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Food Security and Plant Disease Management

Food Security and Plant Disease Management
  • Author : Ajay Kumar,Samir Droby
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release : 20 November 2020
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Food Security and Plant Disease Management offers a comprehensive exploration of biocontrol, the latest technologies being used in plant health assurance, and resulting impacts on crop production and food security. Discussing both theoretical and practical topics, the book examines basic and advanced applications of biosensor and nano-technologies, introduces plant disease, including modes of action and their transmission in host plants, then covers factors contributing to plant disease and various means of addressing those diseases. This volume is part of the

The Role of Plant Pathology in Food Safety and Food Security

The Role of Plant Pathology in Food Safety and Food Security
  • Author : R.N. Strange,Maria Lodovica Gullino
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release : 28 November 2009
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This collection of papers represents some of those given at the International Congress for Plant Pathology held in Turin in 2008 in the session with the title “The Role of Plant Pathology in Food Safety and Food Security”. Although food safety in terms of “Is this food safe to eat?” did not receive much direct attention it is, never theless, an important topic. A crop may not be safe to eat because of its inh- ent qualities. Cassava, for example, is

Ecofriendly Pest Management for Food Security

Ecofriendly Pest Management for Food Security
  • Author : Omkar
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 03 February 2016
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Ecofriendly Pest Management for Food Security explores the broad range of opportunity and challenges afforded by Integrated Pest Management systems. The book focuses on the insect resistance that has developed as a result of pest control chemicals, and how new methods of environmentally complementary pest control can be used to suppress harmful organisms while protecting the soil, plants, and air around them. As the world’s population continues its rapid increase, this book addresses the production of cereals, vegetables, fruits,

The Role of Plant Pathology in Food Safety and Food Security

The Role of Plant Pathology in Food Safety and Food Security
  • Author : R.N. Strange,Maria Lodovica Gullino
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release : 28 November 2009
GET THIS BOOKThe Role of Plant Pathology in Food Safety and Food Security

This collection of papers represents some of those given at the International Congress for Plant Pathology held in Turin in 2008 in the session with the title “The Role of Plant Pathology in Food Safety and Food Security”. Although food safety in terms of “Is this food safe to eat?” did not receive much direct attention it is, never theless, an important topic. A crop may not be safe to eat because of its inh- ent qualities. Cassava, for example, is

Encyclopedia of Food Security and Sustainability

Encyclopedia of Food Security and Sustainability
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 08 November 2018
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The Encyclopedia of Food Security and Sustainability covers the hottest topics in the science of food sustainability, providing a synopsis of the path society is on to secure food for a growing population. It investigates the focal issue of sustainable food production in relation to the effects of global change on food resources, biodiversity and global food security. This collection of methodological approaches and knowledge derived from expert authors around the world offers the research community, food industry, scientists and

Plant Pathology and Plant Diseases

Plant Pathology and Plant Diseases
  • Author : Anne Marte Tronsmo,David B. Collinge,Annika Djurle,Lisa Munk,Jonathan Yuen,Arne Tronsmo
  • Publisher : CABI
  • Release : 12 October 2020
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This textbook provides a comprehensive introduction to all aspects of plant diseases, including pathogens, plant-pathogen interactions, their management, and future perspectives. Plant diseases limit potential crop production and are responsible for considerable losses in agriculture, horticulture and forestry. Our global food production systems are under increasing pressure from global trade, climate change and urbanization. If we could alleviate the losses due to plant diseases, we would be able to produce roughly 20% more food - enough to feed the predicted world

Natural Remedies for Pest, Disease and Weed Control

Natural Remedies for Pest, Disease and Weed Control
  • Author : Chukwuebuka Egbuna,Barbara Sawicka
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 23 October 2019
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Natural Remedies for Pest, Disease and Weed Control presents alternative solutions in the form of eco-friendly, natural remedies. Written by senior researchers and professionals with many years of experience from diverse fields in biopesticides, the book presents scientific information on novel plant families with pesticidal properties and their formulations. It also covers chapters on microbial pest control and control of weeds by allelopathic compounds. This book will be invaluable to plant pathologists, agrochemists, plant biochemists, botanists, environmental chemists and farmers,

Plant Pathology and Plant Pathogens

Plant Pathology and Plant Pathogens
  • Author : John A. Lucas
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release : 15 April 2020
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An updated guide to plant pathogens and their management The impact of plant disease is far-reaching. Its effects are felt not only in the spheres of agriculture and horticulture, but also in human health and wellbeing. The challenges of population growth, climate change and global food security all increase the need to protect crops from disease and reduce the losses caused by plant pathogens. This requires ongoing research and novel solutions, making the detailed analysis offered by Plant Pathology and

Climate Change and Food Security with Emphasis on Wheat

Climate Change and Food Security with Emphasis on Wheat
  • Author : Munir Ozturk,Alvina Gul
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 03 April 2020
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Climate Change and Food Security with Emphasis on Wheat is the first book to present the full scope of research in wheat improvement, revealing the correlations to global issues including climate change and global warming which contribute to food security issues. Wheat plays a key role in the health of the global economy. As the world population continuously increases, economies modernize, and incomes rise, wheat production will have to increase dramatically to secure it as a reliable and sustainable food

Plant Disease Management Strategies for Sustainable Agriculture through Traditional and Modern Approaches

Plant Disease Management Strategies for Sustainable Agriculture through Traditional and Modern Approaches
  • Author : Imran Ul Haq,Siddra Ijaz
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release : 12 February 2020
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This book provides an account of the classical and recent trends in plant sciences, which have contributed for disease management strategies in plants for sustainable agriculture. Advancements in the disciplines of biological sciences like biotechnology, microbiology, bioinformatics as well as information and communication technology etc has given the new dimensions for the development of new plant disease management strategies. By keeping this perspective in view, the editors collected and compiled the useful, practical and recent information regarding plant disease management

Sustaining Global Food Security

Sustaining Global Food Security
  • Author : Robert Zeigler
  • Publisher : CSIRO PUBLISHING
  • Release : 09 October 2019
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Population growth alone dictates that global food supplies must increase by over 50% in coming decades. Advances in technology offer an array of opportunities to meet this demand, but history shows that these can be fully realised only within an enabling policy environment. Sustaining Global Food Security makes a compelling case that recent technological breakthroughs can move the planet towards a secure and sustainable food supply only if new policies are designed that allow their full expression. Bob Zeigler has brought

The Challenge of Food Security

The Challenge of Food Security
  • Author : Rosemary Gail Rayfuse,Nicole Weisfelt
  • Publisher : Edward Elgar Publishing
  • Release : 01 January 2012
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'The Challenge of Food Security addresses one of the key development challenges of our time. It examines issues related to food security in a comprehensive manner that covers both theoretical perspectives and policy challenges. It will be a key reference book for anyone interested in issues related to food security.' Philippe Cullet, University of London, UK 'This is a timely book which addresses one of the greatest challenges for international regulation: food security. The book is a comprehensive treatment

Food Security and Climate Change

Food Security and Climate Change
  • Author : Shyam Singh Yadav,Robert J. Redden,Jerry L. Hatfield,Andreas W. Ebert,Danny Hunter
  • Publisher : Wiley-Blackwell
  • Release : 04 March 2019
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This book looks at the current state of food security and climate change, discusses the issues that are affecting them, and the actions required to ensure there will be enough food for the future. By casting a much wider net than most previously published books—to include select novel approaches, techniques, genes from crop diverse genetic resources or relatives—it shows how agriculture may still be able to triumph over the very real threat of climate change. Food Security and