ISBN 9788181892294,Diseases Of Fruit Trees Recent Research And Eco-Friendly Management

Diseases Of Fruit Trees Recent Research And Eco-Friendly Management


Arun Arya


IBDC Publisher



IBDC Publisher

Publication Year 2009

ISBN 9788181892294

ISBN-10 8181892291

Hard Back

Language (English)

Medicine: general issues

he book deals with the diseases of important fruit crops of the country. Chapters deal with epidemiology and management of mango malformation, guava wilt, powdery mildew of grapes. The novel approaches to control such post harvest spoilage is described. Chapter on risk analysis of plant and plant product is added. Biological control of crown gall of stone fruits is described.

Crown galls are major constrains in raising quality nursery plants in stone fruits. The fungi present in fruit and vegetable markets are also described and close correlation has been observed with fruit rot of cherry. The book will be useful for students, and all those interested with fruit cultivation. It will trigger further researches on the physiology of the storage and control of fruits during transit and marketing, especially on those areas identified by the contributiors. The search for natural and safe chemical compounds and the variety of alternative physical and biological control will ensure better supply in different markets.

About the Author
Prof. Arun Arya is a Botanist, Phytopathologist, Philatelist and popular Science Writer. He obtained his Doctorate from University of Allahabad in 1983. He has worked under the able guidance of Prof. B.Lal, Ex-Head Dept. of Botany and late Dr. Someshwar Nath Bhargava. He obtained diploma in the Elements of Marketing from Punjabi University, Patiala. Dr. Arya started his teaching career as lecturer in Microbiology at Gurkula Kangri University, Hardwar in 1985. He is teaching Botany at graduate and Post graduate classes since 1985. With the start of Seed Technology programme, he was made co-ordinator in 2001. Dr. Arya is a recipient of Young Scientist Award of DST, New Delhi in 1986. He has worked as a Senior research fellow and Post doctoral research fellow of CSIR, New Delhi. He has successfully guided 2 Ph. Ds. He has completed numerous research projects funded by DST, CSIR, ICAR, DBT, ISRO, MoEF and UGC. He has published more than 100 research papers and 7 books.