Special Issue "Crop Disease Dynamics"
A special issue of Agriculture (ISSN 2077-0472).
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (28 February 2017) | Viewed by 133
Interests: plant disease management; plant pathology; fungal infection; epidemiological studies of grapevine leafroll; ripe rot of grape; disease risk assessment tools; trunk diseases; organic wine grape disease; fungicide efficacy evaluations
Dynamic interactions of plant pathogens, hosts, and the environment change over time and space. The changes happen on the environment (e.g., climate, weather, chemical application), host (e.g., introduction of new resistant lines, cultural practices), or pathogens (e.g., emerging pathogens, fungicide resistance) can further change the relationship among them. Therefore, in order to effectively manage crop diseases, it is critical for researchers and growers to understand the mechanism of this dynamic relationships. The rationale of this Special Issue is to have a better understanding of the cause and/or effect of the crop disease dynamics so that we can develop environmentally and economically sound and effective plant disease management strategies.
Dr. Mizuho Nita
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- plant pathogens
- pathogen–host–environment interplay
- fungal infection
- emerging pathogens
- fungicide resistance
- plant disease dynamics