Genomics of Plant-Associated Fungi and Oomycetes: Dicot Pathogens (Paperback)

Genomics of Plant-Associated Fungi and Oomycetes: Dicot Pathogens By Ralph a. Dean (Editor), Ann Lichens-Park (Editor), Chittaranjan Kole (Editor) Cover Image

Genomics of Plant-Associated Fungi and Oomycetes: Dicot Pathogens (Paperback)

By Ralph a. Dean (Editor), Ann Lichens-Park (Editor), Chittaranjan Kole (Editor)

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This book describes how genomics has revolutionized our understanding of agriculturally important plant-associated fungi and oomycetes. It illustrates some fundamental discoveries about these eukaryotic microbes with regard to the overall structure of their genomes, their lifestyles and the molecular mechanisms that form the basis of their interactions with plants. Genomics has provided new insights into fungal lifestyles and led to practical advances in plant breeding and crop protection, such as predictions about the spread and evolution of new pathogens.

This volume focuses on fungi and oomycetes that are typical dicot plant pathogens and includes: Sclerotinia sclerotiorum, Botrytis cinerea, Alternaria sp., Verticillium alfalfae and Verticillium dahliae, Fusarium oxysporum, Phytophthora capsici, Phytophthora sojae, Phytophthora ramorum, Phytophthora infestans, Hyaloperonospora arabidopsidis.


Product Details ISBN: 9783662515686
ISBN-10: 3662515687
Publisher: Springer
Publication Date: September 22nd, 2016
Pages: 239
Language: English