Laboratory Techniques in Plant Bacteriology

Suresh G. Borkar

© 2018 - CRC Press
Published December 6, 2017
Reference - 320 Pages - 82 Color & 6 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9781138634053 - CAT# K32116

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 • Discusses advanced methods in the identification of bacterial plant pathogen

• Includes practical techniques required to work with plant pathogenic bacteria

• Presents identification tips on plant pathogenic bacteria up to species level and, wherever possible, up to biotype/ race level

• Includes techniques to identify and isolate antibacterial compounds from various biotic sources

• Features information on bacterial disease symptomatology and detection methods of bacteria in host tissues

• Provides collection and preservation techniques for pure bacterial cultures


Laboratory Techniques in Plant Bacteriology is ideal for scientists and students who seek a career in plant pathogenic bacteria. This book contains 41 chapters comprising practicable techniques from isolation of bacterial plant pathogens to their identification up to species and race/biotype level. It includes identification protocols of morphological, biochemical, immunological, and molecular-based techniques.

This book comprises all technological aspects of plant bacteriological studies. Its content is ideal for graduate students and research scholars including bacteriological professionals or technicians. The book ultimately provides working technologies useful for controlling bacterial disease pathogens.