Grapes Cultivation, Diseases and their Management
In recent years, scientists and laymen alike have recognized the importance of certain technical details regarding the causes of plant diseases in order to undertake the prevention of losses. This book provides detailed information for wine grape growers on production issues, economics, Bacterial Diseases, Fungal Diseases, Miscellaneous Diseases or Disorders, Virus and Viruslike Diseases, Insects, and Mites of Grapes, weed and disease management, Nutritional Deficiencies of Grapes, and late Season Disease Management. Chapters on pest management covers weed, disease, insect, mite pest management options. We trust that those interested in grapes and vineyards will find the information in this book useful and stimulating. This book is intended for students, teachers, and grapes and vineyards breeders. We hope that academics throughout the world interested in developing tropical crops will also find use for this book. About the Author: Dr. Harshita is presently working as Project Associate in DBT All India Network Project on Linseed at Dept. of Plant Pathology, Chandra Shekhar Azad University of Agriculture & Technology, Kanpur, U.P., India. She acquired Master in Agriculture (Plant Pathology) from Chandra Shekhar Azad University of Agriculture & Technology, Kanpur, U.P. in 2017 and acquired Doctorate in Plant Pathology from the same university in 2021. She has qualified ICAR-ASRB NET examination in Discipline of Plant Pathology in 2017. Dr. Harshita has been awarded with M.J. Narasimhan Award Mid-Eastern Zone (2019) by Indian Phytopathological Society, I.A.R.I., New Delhi and Best Research Thesis Award (2019) by the Society of Biological Sciences & Rural Development, Prayagraj, U.P. for her M.Sc. Research work. She was also awarded with Best Oral Presentation Award in 2020 and 2021 by Dept. of Plant Pathology and Entomology, Navsari Agricultural University, Gujarat and Dept. of Environmental Sci-ence, Amity University, Gwalior, M.P., respectively for her Ph.D. Research work. She has published 10 Research papers in National & International Journals, 5 Review papers, 5 Book Chapters, one Popular article and 16 abstracts. She is life time member of Society of Plant Protection Sciences, IARI, New Delhi and Society of Biological Sciences & Rural Development, Prayagraj as well as Member of the Editorial Board of Annals of Plant Protection Sciences, IARI, New Delhi. Dr. (Ms) Alka Kushwaha, is presently working Sr. Assistant Professor, Department of Botany, D.A.V College, Kanpur, U.P. She has worked as Assistant Professor in D.G. College, Kanpur during 2005-2009. She acquired Doctorate in Plant Pathology from C.S.J.M. University, Kanpur (U.P.). She is Councillor of The Society of Plant Protection Sciences, New Delhi, Executive Member of Kanpur University Teacher Association and is Life Member of 6 different Scientific Societies. She has been awarded with Saraswat Samman (2018) by Indian Thinker Society and has received Certificate of Honour (2018) from Pyramid Spiritual Society Movement India. She was also awarded with Best Poster Presentation Award (2018) by ICAR-NCIPM, New Delhi. She has been Organizing Committee Member of two National Conferences, has availed 2 fellowships and has published 4 books, 25 research papers, 25 abstracts in various National and International Symposia.