By C. Ricaud, B. T. Egan, A. G. Gillaspie, C. G. Hughes
An in depth quantity of Sugarcane illnesses and their international Distribution (Vol. I) was once released by way of Elsevier less than the auspices of the overseas Society of Sugar Cane Technologists in 1961. the current quantity was once meant to be a brand new variation of the publication, yet such a lot of adjustments have been required new publication was once wanted. in basic terms 3 chapters were stored with mild amendments. the opposite chapters were thoroughly re-written. in truth with adjustments in significance of significant illnesses, 4 ailments formerly handled were disregarded; however, 3 new themes were integrated within the new booklet, new ailments and a bankruptcy on sugarcane quarantine. the 1st bankruptcy supplies a quick account of the anatomy, morphology and body structure of the sugarcane plant to facilitate terminology and particularly for a greater appreciation of the impression of sickness at the progress of the crop. illnesses are greatly handled as in quantity I, with a great description in their signs and version less than assorted stipulations and severity, all good illustrated via black and white figures and in a collection of color plates on the finish of the booklet in order to turn out of useful support for id.
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Attenuation of the organism after serial transfer in vitro has been observed, and could ac count for some of the variation in aggressiveness observed when testing pathogenicity of dif ferent isolates. Comparison of varietal reaction in different countries suggests that pathotypes of X. albili neans may exist.
1983, 1984). Analysis of plasmids has revealed that race one has a 29 megadalton plasmid in contrast to races two and three in which an 80 megadalton plasmid was detected (Autrey and Coplin, unpublished data). In Reunion, Rat (1971, 1972) found that the bacterial population was quite heterogeneous with variations in antibiotic sensitivity and lysotype. Ricaud (1968a) and Ricaud and Sullivan (1974) discussed the problem of variation in the bacterial population and the process of selection of variants.