Essays on the Early History of Plant Pathology and Mycology in Canada

Essays on the Early History of Plant Pathology and Mycology in Canada

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Ralph Estey chronicles the history of plant pathology and mycology in Canada from this early period to the late 1940s when it entered its professional, biochemically oriented phase. His major topics include the pioneering roles of entomologists and horticulturists in the genesis of plant pathology; the influence of diseases in potatoes, grain, and forage crops on early developments in plant pathology and mycology; the factors prompting the development of the relatively new sciences of forest pathology and nematology; and the teaching of plant pathology. Estey discusses early legislation in Canada pertaining to plant diseases and the faltering first steps toward international regulation, and provides a detailed history of mycology province by province.His knowledge of weeds and animal life so impressed the authorities of the College of Agriculture that they hired him as a ... parasitize crop plants in general. 275 It was 1914 before the published outlines of his courses included plant diseases, anbsp;...


Title:Essays on the Early History of Plant Pathology and Mycology in Canada
Author: Ralph H. Estey
Publisher:McGill-Queen's Press - MQUP - 1994-03-29
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