St. Paul, Minn. (October 2014)—Epidemiology is a critically important discipline in the biology and industry of crops. Understanding the cause, effects, and spread of plant diseases is key to developing effective strategies before they can cause heavy economic losses.
In this constantly evolving field, cutting edge resources are required to keep current and future plant pathologists one step ahead of the game.
Enter Exercises in Plant Disease Epidemiology, Second Edition, a new title from APS PRESS that helps users learn and practice the latest, most advanced theories and methods in plant disease epidemiology.
Editors Katherine L. Stevenson and Michael J. Jeger, who have more than 60 years of combined experience in teaching and research in plant disease epidemiology, developed the book with a structured approach that makes it ideal for both classroom instruction and self-study.
Exercises in Plant Disease Epidemiology, Second Edition provides basic topical background information, practical exercises, and suggestions for further reading. Each exercise in the book has a common format that emphasizes procedure and evaluation.
A special online portal utilizing only accessible public domain and commonly available software links readers to chapter-specific statistical and quantitative exercises that simulate real-world practice and offer hands-on experience in the statistical computation, quantitative analysis, and mathematical modelling of plant disease epidemics.
Exercises in Plant Disease Epidemiology, Second Edition, comprises 33 chapters, each written by experts on their respective topics. Coverage includes
Exercises in Plant Disease Epidemiology, Second Edition is ideal for course instructors in plant disease epidemiology, graduate students in plant pathology, extension specialists, plant health practitioners, and research scientists in plant pathology-related disciplines.
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Book Specifications and Data
©2015; 8.5” × 11” softcover spiral bound; 276 pages; 108 images; 3 pounds; ISBN 978-0-89054-440-2
This book is published by The American Phytopathological Society (APS) and may be purchased for $199 plus S&H from APS PRESS.
Review copies of Exercises in Plant Disease Epidemiology, Second Edition are available. If you are interested in reviewing this book for your publication and can forward a copy of the published review within six months of receiving the book, please send your request with details of your publication to us here (attn: Dawn Wuest).
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