Identification, significance and transmission of seed borne pathogens uri icon

abstract

  • Several pathogens which cause important diseases in chickpea, faba bean,pea, and lentil are seed borne and seed transmitted. Examples are given toillustrate the importance of contaminated and infected seeds in the disseminationof diseases. Comments have been included on transmission by soil,infected plant debris, and vectors. Current laboratory seed health testingmethods for detecting important fungi, viruses, and bacteria in pea, lentil,faba bean and chickpea are described

publication date

  • 1988
  • 1988