Best Reference Books – Applied Forest Pathology

We have compiled the list of Top 10 Best Reference Books on Applied Forest Pathology subject. These books are used by students of top universities, institutes and colleges. Here is the full list of top 10 best books on Applied Forest Pathology along with reviews.

Kindly note that we have put a lot of effort into researching the best books on Applied Forest Pathology subject and came out with a recommended list of top 10 best books. The table below contains the Name of these best books, their authors, publishers and an unbiased review of books on "Applied Forest Pathology" as well as links to the Amazon website to directly purchase these books. As an Amazon Associate, we earn from qualifying purchases, but this does not impact our reviews, comparisons, and listing of these top books; the table serves as a ready reckoner list of these best books.

1. “Principles of Forest Pathology” by F H Tainter

“Principles of Forest Pathology” Book Review: This book concentrates on the practical concepts of forest diseases and on practical measures to minimize damage and loss. It explains the study of the problems and damage to forests due to: plant diseases, insects, fire, weather, and animals. This reference book is used as both a forestry book and a plant pathology book. First part f the book discusses general topics and principles, including both abiotic causes and biotic causes such as fungi, bacteria, mycoplasma, and viruses. The other part illustrates the details of particular forest diseases and offers practical management suggestions.

2. “Pine Wilt Disease” by Kazuyoshi Futai and Bo Guang Zhao

“Pine Wilt Disease” Book Review: This book explains the history of the disease, pathogenic nematodes, vector beetles and the etiology. It discusses the ecology of the disease, microorganisms involved, and control methods that utilize host resistance and biological control agents. The book provides complete, comprehensive and current knowledge about the worldwide forest epidemic. It helps readers to understand the nature and epidemic threat of pine wilt disease.

3. “Forest Pathology” by John Shaw Boyce
4. “Forest Pathology: From Genes to Landscapes” by John E Lundquist

“Forest Pathology: From Genes to Landscapes” Book Review: This book provides a review on both basic and applied research and covers in detail topics including, genomics, molecular epidemiology, ecosystem pathology. It explains pathogenesis, blue stain, development of transgenic hosts, operational disease resistance strategies, spatial analysis of diseased landscapes, and landscape pathology. The book demonstrates how forest pathology is controlling tree diseases and also taken on many new dimensions, cutting across many disciplines. It is essential for forest pathology scientists, forest managers and ecologists, molecular biologists and geneticists, and landscape ecologists. It can also be useful for researchers as a reference guide.

5. “Hand Book on Forest Pathology” by Ushamalini Chinnaswamy and Saravanakumar Duraisamy

“Hand Book on Forest Pathology” Book Review: This is designed for forestry students of Undergraduate and research studies in PG and Ph.D. programmes in Forestry. It explains disease including expression of symptoms useful for the tree growers for identification of various diseases. The book contains twenty eight chapters which are brief about the basics of forest pathology. It provides in-depth information on diseases of pulpwood trees, tree borne oilseeds, industrial wood trees and wood decays. This book is also useful for students, academicians and researchers of various phases involved in forestry studies and activities.

6. “Atlas and Manual of Plant Pathology” by E H Barnes

“Atlas and Manual of Plant Pathology” Book Review: This book contains a wide range of the diagnostic and experimental aspects of plant pathology. It highlights the field recognition of symptoms and signs.

7. “Forest Pathology: From Genes to Landscapes” by John E Lundquist and R C Hamelin
8. “Challenging Problems in Horticultural and Forest Pathology” by R C Sharma and G N Sharama
9. “Principles of Forest Pathology” by F H Tainter and F A Baker
10. “Viral Genes and Plant Pathogenesis” by Thomas P Pirone and John G Shaw

“Viral Genes and Plant Pathogenesis” Book Review: This book gives a detailed version of papers presented at the Symposium on Viral Genes and Plant Pathogenesis held at Lexington. It also contains pertinent discussion of the papers presented at the symposium, as well as summaries, observations and projections of future research directions.

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