This chapter on the prevention and control of bacterial pathogens and diseases in plants comprises the following topics: the principles of bacterial pathogen control; prevention of introduction and dispersal after interception by quarantine measures and legislation; eradication of the disease and causal agents; integrated prevention and control in farms and nurseries; the roles of education, hygiene and base plant germplasm (stock materials); breeding for resistance; biological control; chemical control; and sanitation and disinfection.
Janse, J. D. (2005). Prevention and control of bacterial pathogens and diseases. In J. D. Janse (Ed.), Phytobacteriology: principles and practice (pp. 149-173). CABI. https://doi.org/10.1079/9781845930257.0149