Phytopathology is a multi-disciplinary science that not only includes study of plant diseases but also deals with host species such as plant science and plant physiology. Plant science is the study of diversities, functions and structures of plants. It involves studying plants living on land, in the sea and in freshwater environments, from the scale of genes and molecules to ecology.

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2021-02-19 Research Article


Fluorinated nematicides: Novel classes in the way

Mohamed S Khalil* and Rasha E Selim


The demand on non- fumigant nematicides was strongly increased in the last few years, and this interesting in nematicides are due to farmers are needed for safer pesticides and increasing of the regulatory pressure on many of the traditional nematicides. The control of plant …

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2021-02-05 Research Article


Characterization and virulence determination of Colletotrichum kahawae isolates from Gidami, Western Ethiopia

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2021-02-02 Research Article


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2020-10-31 Mini Review


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2020-08-14 Review Article


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2020-06-18 Review Article


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2020-05-07 Research Article


Gene polymorphisms CVPDr on some plants citrus in Bali Island

I Gusti Ayu Diah Yuniti, I Ketut Widnyana*, I Gede Putu Wirawan, I Nyoman Wijaya and Made Sritamin


Citrus Vein Phloem Degeneration (CVPD) is the main disease of citrus plants in Indonesia. This disease is caused by Gram negative bacteria, Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus. Almost all citrus plants are susceptible to this disease and only a few citrus plants such as seedles…

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2020-05-05 Mini Review


Incidence and disease control of Zucchini yellow mosaic potyvirus

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Zucchini yellow mosaic potyvirus (ZYMV) was first identified in northern Italy. It likes other species of the family Potyuiridue. ZYMV has been recorded in many countries since 1981. The efficient intercontinental spread of the virus can be explained by international trading …

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2020-04-02 Review Article


Role of pollen morphology in taxonomy and detection of adulterations in crud drugs

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Present paper communicates 42 species of angiosperms depicting characteristics of pollen grains as shape, color, exine ornamentations, and type of apertures. Pollen morphological characters are very important in plant identifications in field. Pollen surface features plays si…

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2020-02-28 Research Article


Analysis of factors influencing participation of farm households in watermelon production in some selected local government areas of Sokoto State, Nigeria

Salihu Abdullahi Abubakar*, Binta Muhammed Manga, Maryam Bello Ali, Abdullahi Muazu and Dalha Magaji


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