phytopathology

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phytopathology

/phy·to·pa·thol·o·gy/ (-pah-thol´ah-je) the pathology of plants.
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Increased effectiveness by 55% of the control of the bacterial and nematode diseases of plants through the wider temporal application of polyphenol-based bioactive molecules, given that plants can be treated during periods when conventional pesticide treatments are not allowed;
Appended material includes lists of classic diseases, major diseases of plants from apples to woody ornamentals, and rapid assay methods (ones that don't require culturing) for identifying pathogens.