New PDF release: Diseases of Sugarcane. Major Diseases

By C. Ricaud, B. T. Egan, A. G. Gillaspie, C. G. Hughes

An intensive quantity of Sugarcane ailments and their global Distribution (Vol. I) was once released by means of Elsevier below the auspices of the overseas Society of Sugar Cane Technologists in 1961. the current quantity was once meant to be a brand new variation of the publication, yet such a lot of adjustments have been required new ebook used to be wanted. simply 3 chapters were stored with mild amendments. the opposite chapters were thoroughly re-written. in reality with alterations in significance of significant illnesses, 4 ailments formerly taken care of were ignored; nonetheless, 3 new issues were incorporated within the new e-book, new illnesses and a bankruptcy on sugarcane quarantine.

The first bankruptcy supplies a short account of the anatomy, morphology and body structure of the sugarcane plant to facilitate terminology and particularly for a greater appreciation of the influence of disorder at the development of the crop. illnesses are commonly handled as in quantity I, with a good description in their signs and edition below diversified stipulations and severity, all good illustrated by way of black and white figures and in a collection of color plates on the finish of the ebook that allows you to turn out of precious aid for identity. The causal brokers of the ailments are defined giving synonyms, cultural features, isolation tools and current wisdom on race edition, a facet on which there was rather an enhance in wisdom on the grounds that quantity i used to be released. New thoughts of prognosis also are given. Advances in examine at the ailments over the past 25 years are good coated and supported by way of an intensive bibliography on the finish of every chapter.

The ebook has been edited via humans having first hand event within the box and in examine on those ailments. Authors were chosen from one of the so much a professional all around the sugar cane international, specifically with due regard to the significance of the several ailments of their countries.

The booklet should still end up of large price to these serious about useful elements of plant affliction keep an eye on within the box: pathologists, agronomists and crop experts, together with specialists, to these serious about quarantine of the crop, for collage lectures and scholars, and learn scientists.

In a pre-publication overview D.J. Heinz and S.A. Ferreira of the Hawaiian Sugar Planters' organization said: ``Much has replaced and new details generated because the unique model of this e-book was once released in 1961. This re-creation contains so much of it, delivering either the laboratory and box sugarcane pathologist a whole and authoritative consultant to the most important sugarcane ailments of the realm. it's the most sensible unmarried ebook on hand on sugarcane diseases.''

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En Mauricio la gomosis ocasiono reducciones del 10 - 21 % en cantidad de sacarosa y afecto hasta tal punto el rendimiento en ciertas variedades como la Bambu que estas fueron retiradas del cultivo comercial. Con el cultivo de las variedades resistentes, la importancia de la gomosis decrecio considerablemente a traves del mundo a partir de los aflos 1930. Se acrecento de nuevo en los anos 1950, en Reunion y en Mauricio a partir de 1964, con la aparicion de nuevas razas virulentas del agente patogeno.

Despues de la zafra, los brotes axilares de las socas producen nuevos tallos. La capacidad de rebrote depende del retono y de las practicas de cultivo; las diferencias varietales son conocidas. El grado de supervivencia de los brotes axilares y del sistema radicular en suelos empapados ο en condiciones frias ο secas, determinara la intensidad del rebrote. SELECTED REFERENCES Alexander, A . G . , 1973. Sugar Cane Physiology. Elsevier, Amsterdam, 752 pp. Clements, H . F . , 1980. Sugar Cane Crop Logging and Crop Control.

Rapp. Annu. 1968, pp. 1 0 1 - 1 1 0 . , 1939. Alternate hosts of B. vasculorum, the causal agent of gumming disease of sugar cane. Bur. Sugar Exp. , Tech. Commun. 1939 N o . 3. , 1961. Gumming disease. In: J . P . V. G. Hughes (Editors), Sugar Cane Dis­ eases of the World. Vol. I. Elsevier, Amsterdam, pp. 5 5 - 7 6 . King, N . C . , 1956. Gumming disease in Natal. Exp. Stn. South Afr. , Bull. 1. Kopp, A. and D'Emmerez De Charmoy, D . , 1932. Observations nouvelles concernant la mosaique de la canne a sucre et le streak du mais.

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