of Information on the Known Pathogens of Pearl Millet, Pennisetum
glaucum (L.) R. Br.
by Jeffrey P. Wilson
Cultivation of pearl millet
for grain and forage is expanding into nontraditional areas in temperate
and developed countries, where production limits from diseases are assuming
greater importance. The crop is host to several diseases caused by bacteria,
fungi, viruses, nematodes, and parasitic plants. This handbook gives
the symptoms, characteristics, host range, geographic distribution,
nomenclature discrepancies, and likelihood of seed transmission for
these diseases. This book will provide useful information to plant pathologists,
plant breeders, extension agents, and regulatory agencies for research,
diagnosis, and policy making. Black and white, 58 pp.
United States Department
of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, Agriculture Handbook
While supplies last, you
may order one free copy by e-mail
or by writing to USDA/ARS Crop Genetics and Breeding Research Unit,
University of Georgia Coastal Plain Experiment Station, Tifton, GA 31793-0748.
Specify that you're ordering
Pearl Millet Diseases, and give your complete mailing address,
including postal code.
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