CONTENTS:- 1: Grape Diseases; 2: Pomegranate Diseases; 3: Banana Diseases; 4: Diseases of Papaya; 5: Diseases of Mango, Gauva and Ber; 6: Disaeses of Citrus, Apple and Stone Fruits; 7: Diseases of Coconut, Arecanut and Black Pepper; 8: Diaseases of Sapota, Fig and Curtard Apple.
This book gives a comprehensive account of major economically important diseases of fruits and plantation crops of tropical and subtropical regions. The each chapter includes distribution, symptomatology with colour photographs, casual agent, epidemiology, disease cycle, various management strategies includes cultural, host plant resistance, chemical and biological & biotech approaches. The book also gives a detailed calendar of operations in for disease management in each of these crops. The detailed bibliography is also provided at the end. The book serves an important guide for teachers, researchers, extension workers and farming community at large.