Chemicals and Botanicals in Plant Diseases Management

authored by: Sanjeev Kumar
ISBN: 9789358875188 | Binding: Hardback | Pages: 200 | Language: English | Copyright: 2025
Length: 152 mm | Breadth: 10.82 mm | Height: 229 mm | Imprint: NIPA | Weight: 210 GMS
USD 245.00 USD 221.00
This book will be available from 14-Jul-2024

The purpose of thisbook is to provide readers with up-to-date information on the sensible use ofchemicals and botanicals in plant disease management. There are thirty-six chapters covering various aspects such as history and development of chemicals,definition of pesticides and related terms; advantages and disadvantages ofchemicals and botanicals, classification of chemicals and their characteristics,fungicides, bactericides, nematicides, antiviral chemicals and botanicals,issues related to label claim,formulations, mode of action and application ofdifferent fungicides, chemotherapy and phytotoxicity of fungicides, handling, storage and precautions to be taken while using fungicides, new generationfungicides and composite formulations of pesticides, general account of plantprotection appliances; environmental pollution, residues and health hazards,fungicidal resistance in plant pathogens and its management.

This book also has chapters on crop health management, agrochemical sectors:opportunities and challenges, policy framework for the growing agrochemicalssector, balanced use of agro-chemicals, agro-chemical industry; the futurelandscape, fertilizers and crop health,spurious agrochemical products,agrochemical traceability and drone use in agrochemical spraying.

Dr. Sanjeev Kumar is Assistant professor/Scientist, Department of Plant Pathology, Jawaharlal Nehru Krishi Vishwavidyalaya, Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh. He is very sincere and hard working teacher. He has taught many undergraduate, postgraduate and Ph.D courses with great dedication to the great satisfaction of the students and actively involved in all teaching activities. Dr. Kumar has guided nineteen M.Sc and two Ph.D student and has been actively involved in his research and extension activities too. As a researcher, he has been associated with 8 major research projects sponsored by ICAR, NATP,TSP and JICA, Japan. He has published 68 research and reviews papers, 25 book chapters, 105 popular articles, 1 research bulletin and 3 technical folders. He is an active member of over six National and International Societies. He is the fellow member of Indian Phytopathological Society, IARI New Delhi, Indian Society of Mycology and Plant Pathology, Udaipur, Rajasthan and Society of Biocontrol Advancement, Banguluru. He has attended many conferences, symposia, workshops and presented papers. He has also attended the World Soybean Research Conference held in Durban, South Africa

Chapter 1.History and development of chemicals 
Chapter 2.Progressive development of fungicides - Past and Present
Chapter 3.Definition of pesticides and related terms 
Chapter 4.Advantages and disadvantages of chemicals and botanicals.
Chapter 5.Classification of chemicals used in plant disease management and their characteristics.
Chapter 6.Pesticide Registration
Chapter 7.Chemicals in plant disease control: Fungicides 
Chapter 8.Chemicals in plant disease control: Bactericides 
Chapter 9.Chemicals in plant disease control: Nematicides
Chapter 10.Antiviral chemicals
Chapter 11.Botanicals in plant disease control
Chapter 12.Issues related to label claim.
Chapter 13.Formulation technology 
Chapter 14.Mode of action of fungicides and antibiotics
Chapter 15. Application of different fungicides
Chapter 16.Chemotherapy and phytotoxicity of fungicides
Chapter 17.Handling, storage and precautions to be taken while using fungicides
Chapter 18.General symptoms and signs of  pesticide poisoning
Chapter 19.Compatibility with other agrochemicals
Chapter 20.Factors influencing the field performance of fungicides
Chapter 21.New generation fungicides 
Chapter 22.Strobilurins- A New Generation fungicide
Chapter 23.Composite formulations of fungicide
Chapter 24.General account of plant protection appliances
Chapter 25.Environmental pollution, residues and health hazards, 
Chapter 26.Fungicidal resistance in plant pathogens and its management.
Chapter 27.Crop Health Management
Chapter 28.Agrochemical Sectors: Opportunities and Challenges
Chapter 29.Policy Framework for the Growing Agrochemicals Sector
Chapter 30.Balanced Use of Agro-Chemicals
Chapter 31.Agro-Chemical  Industry; The Future Landscape
Chapter 32.Fertilizers and Crop Health
Chapter 33.Post Harvest Management: Minimizing Fruits & Vegetables Spoilage
Chapter 34.Spurious Agrochemical Products
Chapter 35.Agrochemical Traceability
Chapter 36.Drone usage in agrochemical spraying

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