This note covers the following topics: Define plant pathology, Economic importance of plant diseases,
Pathogenic and Non-pathenogenic, seases, Disease triangle, Fungal diseases,
fungi reproduction and, ngal infection, Viruses and how viruses are sprea and
How diseases are caused by nematodes.
The purpose of this book is to treat
the subject of disease in plants with special reference to the patient itself,
and to describe the symptoms it exhibits and the course of the malady, with only
such references to the agents which induce or cause disease as are necessary to an intelligent understanding of the subject,
and of the kind of treatment called for.
This note explains the following topics: What is Plant Pathology, Disease
Definitions, Abiotic vs. Biotic, Fe2+ deficiency or Soil pH, Fungal pathogens,
Infectious Diseases, Viruses , Phytoplasmas, Bacteria, Disease Diagnosis,
General Disease Managemen and Tools for Plant Disease Management.