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Experiments and Procedures in Epidemiological Field Studies

  • H. J. Aust
  • J. Kranz

Abstract

A major objective of epidemiology is to study plant diseases and their population dynamics in natural environments. Consequently, the field is the basic laboratory of the epidemiologist (Kranz 1972). Indeed, in order to attain quantitative data on the components of the disease triangle or square, the use of field experiments is indispensable (Aust and Bretschneider-Herrmann 1982). But the study may be accelerated when supplemented by the use of greenhouse, growth chamber and computer facilities.

Keywords

Field Experiment Growth Chamber Powdery Mildew Meteorological Factor Growth Chamber Experiment 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • H. J. Aust
    • 1
  • J. Kranz
    • 2
  1. 1.Institut für MikrobiologieTU BraunschweigBraunschweigGermany
  2. 2.Phytopathologie und Angewandte Entomologie, TropeninstitutJustus-Liebig-UniversitätGießenGermany

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