By DALE WALTERS

This crucial booklet examines the advance and capability exploitation for a variety of non-chemical methods to disorder keep watch over, with a spotlight at the want for a better figuring out of crop ecology because the foundation for potent sickness keep an eye on within the box. Chapters within the publication contain insurance of cultural practices, organic regulate tools, brought on resistance, using composts and compost extracts, host-plant resistance, the exploitation of tolerance, using type combos, biofumigation, solarisation, sulfur-induced resistance, using crucial oils, the disguising of leaf surfaces, and using bacteriophages.

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Environmental Entomology 33, 1447–1457. Sumner DR, 1982. Crop rotation and plant productivity. In: Rechcigl J, ed. Handbook of Agricultural Productivity Vol. I. Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press, 273–315. Talukder ZI, McDonald AJS, Price AH, 2005. Loci controlling partial resistance to rice blast do not show marked QTL X environment interaction when plant nitrogen status alters disease severity. New Phytologist 168, 455–464. indd 25 1/8/2009 10:08:34 AM 26 Chapter 2 Tenuta M, Lazarovits G, 1999. Mechanisms of action for control of soilborne pathogens by high nitrogen containing soil amendments.

2004), Pseudomonas spp. , 2007; Weller, 2007) and Lysobacter enzymogenes (Kilic-Ekici & Yuen, 2003) and fungi such as Trichoderma spp. , 2006), Fusarium spp. , 1997). The mechanisms involved in resistance induced by biocontrol microorganisms, largely determined from studies on bacteria, appear to differ subtly to those involved with abiotic inducers and necrotising pathogens. , 2003). However, these separations are not absolute. For example, there is cross-talk between the signalling pathways (van Loon & Glick, 2004), and some Pseudomonas spp.

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