TY - CHAP A1 - Selim Sameh A2 - Roisin-Fichter CeĢline A3 - Andry Jean-Baptiste A4 - Bogdanow Boris ED1 - Nooruddin Thajuddin Y1 - 2011-12-16 PY - 2011 T1 - Accuracy of Real-Time PCR to Study Mycosphaerella graminicola Epidemic in Wheat: From Spore Arrival to Fungicide Efficiency N2 - Fungicides are a class of pesticides used for killing or inhibiting the growth of fungus. They are extensively used in pharmaceutical industry, agriculture, in protection of seed during storage and in preventing the growth of fungi that produce toxins. Hence, fungicides production is constantly increasing as a result of their great importance to agriculture. Some fungicides affect humans and beneficial microorganisms including insects, birds and fish thus public concern about their effects is increasing day by day. In order to enrich the knowledge on beneficial and adverse effects of fungicides this book encompasses various aspects of the fungicides including fungicide resistance, mode of action, management fungal pathogens and defense mechanisms, ill effects of fungicides interfering the endocrine system, combined application of various fungicides and the need of GRAS (generally recognized as safe) fungicides. This volume will be useful source of information on fungicides for post graduate students, researchers, agriculturists, environmentalists and decision makers. BT - Fungicides SP - Ch. 12 UR - https://doi.org/10.5772/27232 DO - 10.5772/27232 SN - PB - IntechOpen CY - Rijeka Y2 - 2021-10-17 ER -