Induced Resistance Using Pathogens and Nonpathogens

  • Joseph Kuc
  • Norman E. Strobel
Part of the NATO ASI Series book series (NSSA, volume 230)


It is increasingly evident that the use of certain pesticides in plant production will become restricted at the same time that the productivity, profitability and competitiveness of agriculture must increase. Pesticides contribute to the problem of environmental deterioration which in turn has a marked influence on the economy, health, and the quality of life. At the same time, pesticides have been a major factor contributing to the increased crop yields and quality attained in modern agriculture.


Powdery Mildew Tobacco Mosaic Virus Systemic Resistance Phytophthora Infestans Botrytis Cinerea 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Joseph Kuc
    • 1
  • Norman E. Strobel
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Plant PathologyUniversity of KentuckyLexingtonUSA

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