Biotic Stress Resistance in Millets

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  • Author : I. K. Das
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Pages : 246 pages
  • ISBN : 0128045809
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Biotic Stress Resistance in Millets

Biotic Stress Resistance in Millets
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  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 11 August 2016
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Biotic Stress Resistance in Millets presents an important guide to the disease and pest-related challenges of this vital food crop. Biotic stresses are one of the major constraints for millet production, but newly emerging and forward-thinking problems with disease and insect pests are likely to increase as a result of changing weather, making this an imperative book on best practices. Current strategies are mainly through the development of resistant cultivars, as the use of chemicals is cost-prohibitive to many of

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