Neem for the Management of Crop Diseases

by Mariappan, V.

ISBN: 9789354611179
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Imprint : Associated Publishing Company
Year : 2022
Price : Rs. 8195.00
Biblio : xii+220p.,figs.,tabls., ref 25 cm

Author Profile

Dr. V. Mariappan had his Bachelor, Master and Doctoral Degree in Agriculture from Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, Coimbatore. He was a post doctoral fellow at International Rice Research Institute, Manila, Philippines from 1981-1983. He won the Pest Control Council Award at Philippines for the Best Research Pater on Neem for rice tungro virus control. He was also awarded Pesticide India Award for the year 1991. He has put in more than 35 years teaching and research work in Plant Pathology an

About The Book

“Neem for Management of Crop Diseases’ provides information on the versatile nature of neem in controlling the crop diseases caused by the pathogens like fungi, viruses, bacteria and nematodes. The efficacy of neem on fungal pathogens of crop plants Pyriculaira oryzae, Sarocladium oryzae, Rhizoctonia solani, Helminthospotium oryzae, Cercospora persoat, Cercospora archidicola, Macrophomina solani, Ganoderma lucidum, antiviral activity, insect vector control effect on nematodes etc, have been exte