Wednesday, March 10, 2010

Plant Resistance to Pests and Diseases

As of March, CIAT's Library is exhibiting books, thesis, reports and other documents on "Plant Resistance to Pests and Diseases”. The exhibition includes: natural resistance of plants, plant resistance mechanisms, breeding for plant resistance, plant defenses against pathogens and pests, among others. Some of the publications are listed below:

  • Induced plant defenses against pathogens and herbivores : Bochemistry, ecology and agriculture. Agrawal, Anurag A.; Tuzun, Sadik; Bent, Elizabeth (eds.). 1999.

  • Whitefly and whitefly-borne viruses in the tropics : Building a knowledge base for global action. Anderson, Pamela K.; Morales, Francisco José (eds.). 2005.

  • Breeding for resistance to soil-borne pathogens of common bean (Phaseolus vulgaris L.). Beebe, S. 1978.

  • Interactions of plant resistance and parasitoids and predators of insects. Boethel, David J.; Eikenbary, Raymond D. (eds.). 1986.

  • Methods of investigating : Plant resistance to pests. Chesnokov, P.G. 1962.

  • Regional Workshop for Eastern, Central and Southern Africa (1994, Njoro, Kenya). Breeding for disease resistance with emphasis on durability : Proceedings. Danial, Daniel L. (ed.). 1994.

  • Insect pest management. Dent, David. 1991.

  • Natural resistance of plants to pests : Roles of allelochemicals. Green, Maurice Berkeley; Hedin, Paul A. (eds.). 1986.

  • Mejoramiento de plantas resistentes a insectos. Maxwell, Fowden G.; Jennings, Peter Randolph (comps.). 1984.

  • Exploiting biodiversity for sustainable pest management. Mew, Twan Wah; Borromeo, E.S.; Hardy, Bill (eds.). 2000.

  • Host plant resistance to insects. Panda, Niranjan; Khush, Gurdev S. 1995.

  • Plant breeding for pest and disease resistance. Russell, G.E. 1981.

  • Plant resistance to insects : a fundamental approach. Smith, C. Michael. 1989.

  • Techniques for evaluating insect resistance in crop plants. Smith, C. Michael; Khan, Zeyaur R.; Pathak, M.D. 1994.

  • The ecology of agricultural pests : Biochemical approaches. Symondson, W.O.C.; Liddell, J. Eryl (eds.). 1996.

  • Physiology of disease resistance in plants. Vidhyasekaran, P. 1988.

  • Plant disease control : Resistance and susceptibility. Staples, Richard C.; Toenniessen, Gary H. (eds.). 1981.

  • Breeding for disease resistance. Johnson, R.; Jellis, G.J. (eds.). 1992.

  • Resistance of crop plants against fungi. Hartleb, H.; Heitefuss, Rudolf; Hoppe, H.H. 1997.

A complete list of the exhibition's publications can be found in PDF (39 kb).

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