This book comprehensively introduces stripe rust disease, its development and its integral control. Covering the biology, genetics, genome, and functional genomics of the pathogen, it also discusses host and non-host resistance, their interactions and the epidemiology of the disease. It is intended for scientists, postgraduates and undergraduate studying stripe rust, plant pathology, crop breeding, crop protection and agricultural science, but is also a valuable reference book for consultants and administrators in agricultural businesses and education.
Dr. Xianming Chen is a research plant pathologist of the US Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, Wheat Health, Genetics and Quality Research Unit and an adjunct professor at Washington State University, USA.
Dr. Zhensheng Kang is a professor at College of Plant Protection, Northwest A&F University, China.