Biological Control of Plant Diseases

Progress and Challenges for the Future

  • E. C. Tjamos
  • G. C. Papavizas
  • R. J. Cook

Part of the NATO ASI Series book series (NSSA, volume 230)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiii
  2. Enrichment, Conservation and Management of Biological Control by Resident Soil- and Plant-Associated Microorganisms

    1. Franco Lamberti, Aurelio Ciancio
      Pages 17-20
    2. M. A. Blanco-López, R. M. Jiménez-Díaz, J. Melero-Vara, J. Bejarano-Alcazar
      Pages 63-67
    3. Yitzhak Hadar, Raphael Mandelbaum, Barbara Gorodecki
      Pages 79-83
    4. A. Garibaldi, C. Aloi, C. Parodi, M. L. Gullino
      Pages 105-108
    5. James J. Marois
      Pages 109-111
  3. Biological Control with Introduced Soil- and Plant-Associated Microorganisms

About this book


The papers contained in this book were presented at a NATO Advanced Research Workshop (ARW) held at Cape Sounion, Athens, Greece, 19-24 May, 1991. The twenty-eight more comprehensive papers represent the key subjects of the ARW covered by invited speakers. The thirty-four short papers pre­ sented in a research format are contributions of those invited to participate in the ARW. There was a total of 70 participants from 21 countries. The objectives of the ARW were as follows: to review current knowledge of biological control of plant diseases and plant parasitic nematodes, with emphasis on mechanisms at the molecular, cellular, organismal, and ecosystem level; to examine and expand on current concepts and synthesize new concepts; to identify and prioritize limitations in the use of biological control for plant diseases and nematodes and the scientific research needed to overcome these limitations; and to develop strategies for biological control through management of resident agents or introduction of natural or modified agents.


Pathogen biology ecosystem microorganism molecular biology parasite

Editors and affiliations

  • E. C. Tjamos
    • 1
  • G. C. Papavizas
    • 2
  • R. J. Cook
    • 3
  1. 1.Laboratory of Plant PathologyAgricultural University of AthensVotanikos, AthensGreece
  2. 2.U.S. Department of AgricultureAgricultural Research ServiceBeltsvilleUSA
  3. 3.U.S. Department of AgricultureAgricultural Research ServicePullmanUSA

Bibliographic information

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  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag US 1992
  • Publisher Name Springer, Boston, MA
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-1-4757-9470-0
  • Online ISBN 978-1-4757-9468-7
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