1996

Aerial Plant Surface Microbiology

ISBN: 978-0-306-45382-3 (Print) 978-0-585-34164-4 (Online)

Table of contents (19 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xiii

  2. The Physical and Chemical Environment of Aerial Plant Surfaces

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      Pages 1-23

      Cuticle Permeability Studies

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      Pages 25-42

      Nutrients on the Leaf Surface

  3. Interactions between Plant Surface Micro-Organisms and Their Hosts

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      Pages 43-57

      Microbial Attachment to Plant Aerial Surfaces

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      Pages 59-72

      Bacterial hrp and Avirulence Genes are Key Determinants in Plant-Pathogen Interactions

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      Pages 73-89

      Host Response to Introduction of Antagonistic Yeasts Used for Control of Postharvest Decay

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      Pages 91-101

      Coevolution Between Plants and Pathogens of Their Aerial Tissues

  4. Interactions among Micro-Organisms in Communities on Aerial Plant Surfaces

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      Pages 103-123

      Gene Transfer Between Micro-Organisms in the Phyllosphere

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      Pages 125-138

      Microbial Interactions Preventing Fungal Growth on Senescent and Necrotic Aerial Plant Surfaces

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      Pages 139-154

      Antagonism and Synergism in the Plant Surface Colonisation Strategies of Fungi

  5. Plant Surface Micro-Organisms, Agricultural Practices, and Food Quality

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      Pages 155-168

      Role of Immigration and Other Processes in Determining Epiphytic Bacterial Populations

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      Pages 169-189

      Integrated Control of Botrytis Cinerea on Greenhouse Tomatoes

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      Pages 191-208

      The Role of Plant Surface Bacteria in the Hygienic and Market Quality of Minimally Processed Vegetables

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      Pages 209-220

      Microbiology of Grape Surfaces and its Importance for Wine Quality

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      Pages 221-232

      Plant Surface Micro-Organisms as Sources of Compounds Toxic for Humans and Domestic Animals

  6. Quantification and Modelling of Population Dynamics of Micro-Organisms Associated with Aerial Plant Surfaces

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      Pages 233-248

      The Effect of Leaf Age and Position on the Dynamics of Microbial Populations on Aerial Plant Surfaces

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      Pages 249-264

      Spatial and Temporal Variations in Size and Phenotypic Structure of Populations of Pseudomonas Syringae on Fruit Trees

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      Pages 265-276

      Quantifying Microbial Competition on Leaves

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      Pages 277-284

      Predicting Behavior of Phyllosphere Bacteria in the Growth Chamber from Field Studies

  7. Research Outlook

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      Pages 285-294

      Phyllosphere Ecology

  8. Back Matter

    Pages 295-307