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Temperature as a factor in the infection of cotton seedlings by ten pathogens

C. H. Arndt

Temperature as a factor in the infection of cotton seedlings by ten pathogens

by C. H. Arndt

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Published by Plant Disease Epidemics and Identification Section, Agricultural Research Service, United States Department of Agriculture in Beltsville, Md .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cotton,
  • Effect of temperature on,
  • Seeds,
  • Diseases and pests

  • Edition Notes

    StatementC.H. Arndt
    SeriesPlant disease reporter -- suppl. 246, Plant disease reporter -- suppl. 246.
    ContributionsUnited States. Plant Disease Epidemics and Identification Section
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. 64-84 ;
    Number of Pages84
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25607260M
    OCLC/WorldCa875162033

      An infectious disease is a disease resulting from the presence of pathogens including viruses, bacteria, fungi, protozoa and multicellular parasites. These pathogens are able to cause disease in animals and/or plants. Infectious pathologies are usually contagious diseases due to their potentiality of transmission from one person or specie to another. Source: Shuval et al. (a) as adapted from Gerba et al. (). Pathogen survival under agricultural field conditions. The literature on survival times of excreted pathogens in soil and on crop surfaces has been reviewed by Feachem et al. () and Strauss ().

    Damping off occurs when seeds or young seedlings are attacked by these pathogens. Seeds attacked by these fungi usually fail to germinate. Seedlings can be damaged in two ways: the roots may rot causing the seedling to wilt and die quickly, or the seedling may be attacked on the stem at the ground line, causing the seedling to collapse (fig. 5). Table 2. Temperature and Moisture Conditions N ecessa ry for Blos som and Tw ig Blig ht Inf ections, Fire Blight Disease of Apple and Pear Infection or not Temperature Moisture Blossom blight infection likely to occur: a. At least 30 degree-days between latest freeze and early bloom, and b. Maximum temperature of 70° to 80°F (21° to 27°C).

    This publication is a joint effort of the seven disciplines that comprise the Georgia Vegetable Team. It is comprised of 14 topics on tomato, including history of tomato production, cultural practices, pest management, harvesting, handling and marketing. This publication provides information that will assist producers in improving the profitability of tomato production, whether they are new or. b. viral infection. c. microorganism that has the ability to cause disease. d. bacterial infection. 2. True or False: Lactobacilli help the body destroy pathogens that make their way into the digestive system. a. True b. False 3. Potential ways that antibiotics interact with contraception pills is a. in the acidic environment of the stomach.


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Temperature as a factor in the infection of cotton seedlings by ten pathogens by C. H. Arndt Download PDF EPUB FB2

Due to the presence of pathogen-specific ribosomal RNA (rRNA) sequences in plants, recognizing this specific information by FISH can help detect the pathogen infections in plants. In addition to bacterial pathogens, FISH could also be used to detect fungi and viruses and other endosymbiotic bacteria that infect the plant [ 22, 23 ].Cited by:   Cotton seedling disease and seed rots are caused by several different species of fungi.

Primary agents in North Carolina include Rhizoctonia solani (Soreshin), Pythium spp. (Root Rot), Fusarium spp., Thielaviopsis basicola (Black Root Rot), and Phoma exigua (Ascochyta gossypii).These pathogens are found everywhere cotton is grown, and colonize weak cotton plants.

Explore the latest full-text research PDFs, articles, conference papers, preprints and more on PLANT-PATHOGEN INTERACTIONS. Find methods information, sources, references or conduct a literature.

source. If seed infection is controlled, the disease is controlled 2. Important pathogen, but infected seed = minor source of inoculum 3. Seedborne microorganisms never demonstrated to cause disease 4.

Pathogens that infect seed in fields or in storage, & reduce seed quality. Some pathogens can begin an infection with only a small number of cells in the initial inoculum.

For example, enterohemorrhagic strains of Escherichia coli require an infective dose of only about ten cells. By contrast, other pathogens, such as Vibrio cholerae, require a large number of cells (10 3 to 10 8 cells) in the inoculum to successfully infect a host (Figure 1).Cited by:   To confine or eliminate pathogens, plants further evolved Recent research has identified some important factors in response to ambient temperature Ten-day-old seedlings.

Plant disease - Plant disease - Symptoms and signs: Bacterial diseases can be grouped into four broad categories based on the extent of damage to plant tissue and the symptoms that they cause, which may include vascular wilt, necrosis, soft rot, and tumours. Vascular wilt results from the bacterial invasion of the plant’s vascular system.

The subsequent multiplication and blockage prevents. User Review - Flag as inappropriate I thank the author for this quality work done, the coverage alone is satrifactory to the viewers.

But I want to know the activities of the following fungicides and their structures in plants and soil protection: in organic mercury compounds, in organic sulphur compounds, organic sulphur compounds, quinon or phenolic fungicides, hetero cyclic compounds /5(5).

The use of seed treatment or in-furrow fungicides should be determined by the presence and intensity of nine factors: Soil Temperature: Low soil temperatures create conditions that will slow seed germination and seedling mergence, thus extending the vulnerable period for infection.

Many soil-borne pathogens are active at lower temperatures. the lower germination temperature for cotton. Since this temperature is at a critical breakpoint for cotton seedling development, slight deviations from this temperature may result in highly variable measure­ ments.

The cool germination is evaluated once at 7 days after planting. Only seedlings. factors: $ Soil Temperature.

Low soil temperatures create conditions that will slow seed germination and seedling emergence, thus extending the vulnerable period for infection. Many soil-borne pathogens are active at lower temperatures. $ Five-Day Forecast. reviewed journals in infection control—American Journal of Infection Control, Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology, and Journal of Hospital Infection—were searched for relevant articles published from January through August Abstracts presented at the annual meetings of the Society for.

The oldest and most recognized agent for inactivation of microorganisms is heat. D-values (time to reduce the surviving population by 90% or 1 log 10) allow a direct comparison of the heat resistance of e a D-value can be determined at various temperatures, a subscript is used to designate the exposure temperature (i.e., D C).

If seed bed temperature is much below the optimum (pathogens such as Rhizoctinia, Pythium and Fusarium also become active and may cause damping o. of seedlings. Pythium grows best within a temperature range of Cand can become a problem when soil moisture is 50 per cent or greater such as in warm wet seasons.

Different climate factors including changes to temperature and CO 2, drought, storm severity and rainfall, might affect the life cycle of plants, pathogens and. Recent studies have suggested that bacterial seed coatings can protect against pathogens.

Microbial seed epiphytes have an advantage over soil bacteria during plant colonization. Seed coating methods are a major area of research, and numerous patents have been filed (i.e., approximately results were found by a Google patent search for the.

Biotic stress factors are caused by pathogens, insect pests, weeds, or intraspecific competition for resources (Hill et al., ). The importance of biotic stress factors to cause yield or quality loss depends on the environment and thus varies from region to region, from one agroecology to another, from one country to another country.

Cool, wet soils promote fungal root diseases. Temperature extremes can cause stress in host plants, increasing susceptibility. WIND AND SUN. The combination of wind and sun affects how quickly plant surfaces dry.

Faster drying generally reduces the opportunity for infection. Wind can spread pathogens from one area to another, even many miles. growth of cotton seed. Disease is favored by cool, wet weather conditions during the first three weeks after planting that keep the soil temperature less than 68° F and the soil moisture at or near saturation.

As seedlings develop, they become naturally resistant to infection as root systems become more extensive and root cells are lignified. Epidemiology is concerned simultaneously with populations of pathogens and host plants as they occur in an evolving environment.

Edpidemiology or epiphytology is the study of the outbreak of disease, its course, intensity, cause, effects and the various factors governing it. INTRODUCTION. Susceptible host plants can incur extensive disease damage from infections by virulent pathogens.

Although plant pathologists have focused considerable attention on mechanisms of host and non-host resistance to avirulent pathogens in numerous systems (), our understanding of the physiology underlying disease development in response to infections by virulent pathogens is.The main environmental factors that affect microorganism growth include chemical inhibitors, oxygen, pH, nutrients, moisture and To learn more about the book this website supports, Home > Biology 1 > Chapter 20 > Food Pathogens and Temperature.When Escherichia coli is exposed to a temperature drop from 37 to 10 degrees Celsius, a four to five hour lag phase occurs and then growth is resumed at a reduced rate.

During the lag phase, the expression of around 13 proteins, which contain cold shock domains is increased two- to ten-fold.