Advances in Plant Pathology: Mathematical Modelling of Crop Disease v. 3

Advances in Plant Pathology: Mathematical Modelling of Crop Disease v. 3

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Advances in Plant Pathology is a new series designed to be flexible in its thorough coverage of the field. The volumes concentrate on ideas and interpretations and are controversial when appropriate. The audience is intended to be wide and diverse and to include undergraduates, graduate students, researchers, faculty, and research agronomists.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 255 pages
  • 154.94 x 231.14 x 20.32mm | 521.63g
  • Academic Press Inc
  • San Diego, United States
  • English
  • 0120337037
  • 9780120337033

Table of contents

C.A. Gilligan, Introduction. D.I. Rouse, Construction of Temporal Models: I. Disease Progress of Air-Borne Pathogens. B. Hau, S.P. Eisensmith, and J. Kranz, Construction of Temporal Models: Simulation of Aerial Epidemics. C.A. Gilligan, Construction of Temporal Models: Disease Progress of Soil-Borne Pathogens. H.A. McCartney and B.D.L. Fitt, Construction of Dispersal Models. D.R. MacKenzie and M.H. Royer, Genetic Modelling for Crop Disease Management. W.E. Fry and G.R. Fohner, Construction of Predictive Models: Forecasting Disease Development. P.S. Teng, Construction of Predictive Models: Forecasting Crop Losses. D.J. Butt and M.J. Deyer, The Practical Implementation of Models in Crop Disease Management. J.C. Zadoks and R. Rabbinge, Modelling to a Purpose. Each chapter includes references. Index.
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":...The two editors, David Ingram and Paul Williams, have both made important and innovative contributions to the subject and together have a breadth of approach that means that what they choose to put before their readers is likely to be of unusual interest or significance. They lack the anonymity of the large editorial board and can therefore be expected to try hard to achieve their objective of idea-oriented and, where appropriate, controversial articles with a flexibility of style, format andcontent that transcends mere reviewing of the literature. --PLANT PATHOLOGY This opening volume sets a high standard which, if maintained, will result in an interesting and useful series. --PLANT PATHOLOGY
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