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Title The role of plant pathology in food safety and food security / R.N. Strange, Maria Lodovica Gullino, ed.
Imprint Dordrecht : Springer, 2010.

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Series Plant Pathology in the 21st Century, Contributions to the 9th International Congress ; 3
International Congress of Plant Pathology (9th : 2008 : Turin, Italy). Plant pathology in the 21st century ; 3.
Subject Plant diseases -- Congresses.
Plant diseases -- Congresses -- Prevention.
Crops -- Congresses -- Protection.
Crops -- Congresses -- Safety measures.
Food security -- Congresses.
Food Safety.
Plant Diseases.
Plant Diseases -- prevention & control. &NC&
Crops, Agricultural.
Alt Name Strange, Richard N.
Gullino, M. Lodovica (Maria Lodovica)
International Congress of Plant Pathology (9th : 2008 : Torino, Italy)
Description 1 online resource (viii, 155 pages) : illustrations.
polychrome rdacc
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary Views the vulnerability of our crops in general to devastating diseases as well as specifically the disease problems of two important staples, rice and cassava.
Contents Plant diseases and the world's dependence on rice / R.S. Zeigler, S. Savary -- Development of appropriate strategies to control cassava diseases in Ghana / E. Moses -- Biosecurity in the movement of commodities as a component of global food security / N.A. van der Graaff, W. Khoury -- ISPP and the challenge of food security / Peter Scott, Richard Strange -- Globalisation and the threat to biosecurity / Harry C. Evans, James M. Waller -- Genetic modification (GM) as a new tool in the resistance toolbox / Thomas Hohn, Gabriele Schachermayr -- The role of plant pathology and biotechnology in food security in Africa / James M. Onsando, Florence Wambugu -- The secondary metabolite toxin, Sirodesmin PL, and its role in virulence of the blackleg fungus / Barbara J. Howlett [and others] -- Biological and chemical complexity of Fusarium proliferatum / Robert H. Proctor, Anne E. Desjardins, Antonio Moretti -- Bioterrorism : a threat to plant biosecurity? / J.P. Stack, F. Suffert, M.L. Gullino -- The revised international plant protection convention : a new context for plant quarantine / William Roberts -- Pest risk analysis as applied to plant pathogens / Francoise Petter, Sarah Brunel, Muriel Suffert.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9781402089329
OCLC # 567356306
Additional Format Print version: Role of plant pathology in food safety and food security. Dordrecht : Springer, 2010 9781402089312 1402089317 (DLC) 2009929634 (OCoLC)501921630

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