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Encyclopedia of Plant Pathology

Otis C. Maloy,
Washington State University, Pullman, Washington
Timothy D. Murray,
Washington State University, Pullman, Washington

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"No other single reference on plant pathology 
offers the breadth and depth of knowledge contained 
in this handy, easily accessible resource!"

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ISBN:  0-471-29817-4
Pub Date: November 2000


The Encyclopedia of Plant Pathology offers unprecedented authoritative coverage on the nature and control of plant disease. Over 300 experts have contributed more than 850 definitive articles on an astounding range of topics in all major specialties and divisions of plant pathology, including mycopathology, phytobacteriology, plant virology, nematology, physiology and molecular biology, and epidemiology. Subject entries are complemented with bio-graphical sketches for approximately 120 pioneering plant pathologists plus profiles of about 100 specific diseases.

Designed to provide professionals in the field with ready access to detailed, up-to-date information, the Encyclopedia of Plant Pathology features peer-reviewed, full-length articles (1-2 pages each), cross-referencing of entries, and nearly 1,000 photographs, drawings, and charts. Each article has been carefully evaluated by an editorial team of internationally renowned experts for its relevance for plant pathologists and specialists in diverse fields.  

Get hands-on access to detailed information on all aspects of plant pathology, including:

  • A-Z coverage for over 850 plant pathology terms, definitions, and concepts, from Abiotic diseases to Zygospore
  • Over 2,000 pages, lavishly illustrated with hundreds of photographs, drawings, charts, and tables
  • Authoritative presentations, written by over 300 experts from academia and government
  • Full-length articles (1-2 pages each) offering detailed information in a concise, easily accessible format
  • Covers all major divisions of plant pathology plus biographies of pioneering plant pathologists and entries devoted to specific diseases
  • Articles are peer reviewed and selected by an editorial board of internationally renowned experts
  • An indispensable tool for plant pathologists, plant scientists, and agriculturalists and an excellent addition to libraries in academia, government, and industry


Otis C. Maloy 
Washington State University, Pullman, Washington

Timothy D. Murray
Washington State University, Pullman, Washington

Editorial Board

Anton Baudoin
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, Virginia

Martin B. Dickman
University of Nebraska, Lincoln, Nebraska

Said A. Ghabrial
University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky

Dennis C. Gross
Washington State University, Pullman, Washington

Donald E. Mathre
Montana State University, Bozeman, Montana

Terry L. Niblack
University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri

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