Advertisement

Mycopathologia et mycologia applicata

, Volume 41, Issue 3–4, pp 347–355 | Cite as

Horizons in plant pathology-II the romance of rhizosphere: A new blossoming

  • R. K. Kakkar
Article
  • 17 Downloads

Abstract

The present endeavor is an attempt to portray rhizosphere as viewed through the prism of plant pathology. The unifying denominator of the tangled dynamics of rhizosphere is the rich leakage from the proliferating plant roots — the exudate. The rhizosphere has been successively portrayed as (1) affording tenancy to micro-organisms, (2) as a marauder's nest and (3) as the Nature's culture laboratory of the hadal depths — this being a booming concept on the canvas of plant pathology. The author's excursion shows several well mapped terrains and unexplored frontiers awaiting explorations by the intrepid adventures into the veiled dynamics of rhizosphere.

Keywords

Plant Pathology Plant Root Culture Laboratory Present Endeavor Proliferate Plant 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.

Preview

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

References

  1. Baker, K. F. (1959). Epilogue to Part VI, in ‘Plant Pathology, Problems and Progress, 1908–1958’ (Ed.Fischer et al). University of Wisconsin Press, Madison, U. S. A.Google Scholar
  2. Brian, P. W. (1949). The production of antibiotics by microorganisms in relation to biological equilibria in soil.Symp. Soc. Exptl. Biol. 3:357–372.Google Scholar
  3. Dansereau, P. M. (1957). Biogeography: an ecological perspective. Ronald Press, New York. 394 pp.Google Scholar
  4. Gallaud, I. (1905). Etudes sur les Mycorrhizes endotrophes.Rev. gen. botan. 17:5–48.Google Scholar
  5. Garett, S. D. (1956). Biology of root-infecting fungi. Cambr. Univ. Press. 293 pp.Google Scholar
  6. Garett, S. D. (1960). ‘Inoculum Potential’ in ‘Plant-Pathology, vol. 3’ (eds.J. G. Horsfall &A. E. Dimond). Acad. Press. Inc., New York & London.Google Scholar
  7. Hiltner, L. (1904). Über neuere Erfahrungen und Problemen auf dem Gebiet der Bodenbakteriologie und unter besonderer Berucksichtigung der Grundungung und Brache.Arb. dtsch. Landw. Ger. 98:59–78.Google Scholar
  8. Kakkar, R. K. (1964). Root-exudates andFusarium wilt of Tomato caused byF. oxysporum f.lycopersici.Naturwissenschaften 51:366.Google Scholar
  9. Kakkar, R. K. (1965). Horizons in Plant Pathology I. The ‘Host’ and the ‘Parasite’: Need for a broadened Outlook.Mycopath. Mycol. appl. 27:233–237.Google Scholar
  10. Kakkar, R. K. (1966). Unpublished data.Google Scholar
  11. Kamen, M. D. (1963). Primary Processes in Photosynthesis. Acad. Press Inc., New York & London.Google Scholar
  12. Katznelson, H., I. W. Rouatt &T. M. B. Payne (1954). Liberation of amino acids by plant roots in relation to dessicationNature (London). 174:1110–11.PubMedGoogle Scholar
  13. Link, G. K. K. (1933). Etilogical phytopathology.Phytopathology. 23:843–862.Google Scholar
  14. Sanford, G. B. (1959). Root disease fungi as affected by other soil organisms in ‘Plant Pathology, Problems and Progress, 1908–1958’ (Ed.Fischer et al.). Univ. of Wisconsin Press, Madison, U.S.A.Google Scholar
  15. Steinberg, R. A. (1952). Trenching symptoms produced inNicotiana tabacum & N. rustica with optical isomers of isoleucine and leucine withBacillus cereus toxin.Plant Physiol. 27:302–308.Google Scholar
  16. Szent-Györgyi, A. (1960). An introduction to a sub-molecular biology. Acad. Press Inc., New York & London. 135 pp.Google Scholar
  17. Van der Lek, H. A. A. (1918). Onderzoekingen over tracheomycosen: de verticilliose van den komkommer, Mededel. Landbouwhogeschool Wageningen, deel XV. 45 p.Google Scholar
  18. Warcup, I. H. (1959). Distribution and detection of root disease fungi, in ‘Plant Pathology, Problems and Progress 1908–1958’ (Eds.Fischer et al.). Univ. of Wisconsin Press Madison, U.S.A.Google Scholar
  19. Wilhelm, S. (1956). A sand culture technique for the isolation of fungi associated with roots.Phytopathology 46:293–295.Google Scholar
  20. Wilhelm, S. (1959). Parasitism and pathogenesis of root disease fungi in ‘Plant Pathology, Problems and Progress, 1908–1958’ (Eds.Fischer et al.), Univ. of Wisconsin Press, Madison, U. S. A.Google Scholar
  21. Wood, I. I., N. E. Stevens &D. Reddick (1940). Report of the committee on technical words.Phytopathology 30:361–368.Google Scholar

Copyright information

© Dr. W. Junk N. V. 1970

Authors and Affiliations

  • R. K. Kakkar
    • 1
  1. 1.Botany DepartmentThe UniversityAllahabadIndia

Personalised recommendations