Plant Protection in Tropical Root and Tuber Crops

  • P. Parvatha Reddy

Table of contents

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About this book


This book is a compilation of information on insect/mite/vertebrate pests and fungal/bacterial/viral/mycoplasma/nematode diseases of tropical root and tuber crops such as cassava, sweet potato, yams, taro, Amorphophallus, yam bean and tannia. The book highlights the distribution, symptoms and damage, biology, survival and spread of each pest and describes management methods. It also sheds light on different eco-friendly pest management strategies including physical, cultural, chemical, biological, host resistance and integrated methods. The book is written in a lucid style using easy-to-understand language and offers adoptable recommendations involving eco-friendly control measures. It serves as a useful reference source for policy makers, research and extension workers, practicing farmers and students. The material can also be used for teaching post graduate courses in state agricultural universities.     


Fungal/Bacterial/Viral Diseases Insect/ Mite/Nematode Pests Integrated Pest Management Tropical Root and Tuber Crops Tuber Crop Protection

Authors and affiliations

  • P. Parvatha Reddy
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  1. 1.Indian Institute of Horticultural ResearchBangaloreIndia

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer India 2015
  • Publisher Name Springer, New Delhi
  • eBook Packages Biomedical and Life Sciences
  • Print ISBN 978-81-322-2388-7
  • Online ISBN 978-81-322-2389-4
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