Molecular Methods in Plant Disease Diagnostics
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Molecular Methods in Plant Disease Diagnostics

Principles and Protocols

James Woodhall, Ian Adams, Rachel Glover, Susan Seal, Bart van de Vossenberg, Maja Ravnikar, Adrian Fox, Jennifer Hodgetts, Juerg Frey. Edited by Neil Boonham, Jenny Tomlinson, Rick Mumford.

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Using molecular methods for plant disease diagnosis provides diagnosticians with a number of advantages over more traditional methods. They can allow the identification of morphologically similar species, for example, or the detection of infection prior to symptom formation. Not only can molecular tools help by increasing the efficacy, accuracy and speed of diagnosis; their common technological basis provides further benefits, especially where resources are limited and traditional skills are hard to sustain. This book provides protocols for nucleic acid-based methods currently applied to plant pathogen detection and identification. It takes the practitioner through the full range of molecular diagnostic and detection methods and, as these generic techniques are appropriate for use on any target with minimal modification, also provides a useful resource for students of plant pathology and plant pathologists. Beginning with the background and future directions of the science, it then addresses DNA barcoding, microarrays, polymerase chain reactions (PCR), quality assurance and more, forming a complete reference on the subject.
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Bibliographic Information
Publish State
Published
Language
English
Readership
Professional and Scholarly
Publisher / Imprint
CAB International
Publication Country / Place
United Kingdom
Title Identifier (ISBN/ISSN)
9781780641478 / 1780641478
Format
Hardback
Published Date
April 2016
Primary Price
75 GBP
Pages
176