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.
covers the following topics: Introduction, Important plant pathogenic organisms,
fungi, bacteria, fastidious vesicular bacteria, phytoplasmas, spiroplasmas,
viruses, viroids, algae, protozoa and phanerogamic parasites with examples of
diseases caused by them.
Author(s): Himachal Pradesh Agricultural University