The Phenomenon of Specificity in Plant Disease

  • Percy W. Brian
Part of the NATO Advanced Study Institutes Series book series (NSSA, volume 10)


In this introductory lecture I propose to make a broad survey of the field, thus hoping to open the way for later contributors who will provide the necessary detail. I shall deal mainly with fungal diseases, with some mention of bacterial diseases, but I shall not deal with viral diseases at all.


Powdery Mildew Hypersensitive Response Germ Tube Crown Rust Rust Infection 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1976

Authors and Affiliations

  • Percy W. Brian
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  1. 1.Botany SchoolUniversity of CambridgeCambridgeUK

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