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 book covers
the following topics in plant pathology: Necrotic diseases caused by bacteria
and fungi, hypoplastic diseases caused by fungi and phanerogams, metaplastic
diseases caused by slime-molds, bacteria, fungi and phanerogams.
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.