CONTENTS:- 1. Introduction and History of Epidemiology. 2. Concepts of Epidemiology. 3. Definitions and Principles of Epidemiology. 4. Monitoring Epidemics. 5. Models in Epidemiology. 6. Plant Disease Progress Curves. 7. Cyclic Processes in Epidemiology. 8. Disease in Time- Simple Interest Disease. 9. How the Environment Affects Epidemiological Progresses?. 10. Dispersal of Pathogens. 11. Spatial Analysis of Epidemics. 12. Plant Disease Forecasting. 13. Crop Losses. 14. Disease Assessment/Pathometry. 15. Plant Disease management. 16. The Epidemiological Basis of Disease Management. 17. Integrated Disease management Approaches.
The book entitled Plant Disease Epidemiology and Management has been written for PG students of discipline of Plant Pathology and for the teachers/research workers engaged in plant disease epidemiology. This book comprises of two parts, first part includes: important historical aspects of epidemiology, descriptive and quantitative aspects of epidemiology and second part deals with environmental aspects, cyclic nature of epidemics, forecasting of diseases, pathometry, crop losses, yield loss predictions and disease management based on epidemiological aspects and integrated management.