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Physiological Responses of Plants to Attack

Despite the research effort put into controlling pathogens, pests and parasitic plants, crop losses are still a regular feature of agriculture worldwide. This makes it important to manage the crop appropriately in order to maximise yield. Understanding the relationship between the occurrence and severity of attack, and the resulting yield loss, is an important step towards improved crop protection. Linked to this, is the need to better understand the mechanisms responsible for reductions in growth and yield in affected crops. Physiological Responses of Plants to Attack is unique because it deals with the effects of different attackers– pathogens, herbivores, and parasitic plants, on host processes involved in growth, reproduction, and yield. Coverage includes effects on photosynthesis, partitioning of carbohydrates, water and nutrient relations, and changes in plant growth hormones. Far from being simply a consequence of attack, the alterations in primary metabolism reflect a more dynamic and complex interaction between plant and attacker, sometimes involving re-programming of plant metabolism by the attacker. Physiological Responses of Plants to Attack is written and designed for use by senior undergraduates and postgraduates studying agricultural sciences, applied entomology, crop protection, plant pathology and plant sciences. Biological and agricultural research scientists in the agrochemical and crop protection industries, and in academia, will find much of use in this book. All libraries in universities and research establishments where biological and agricultural sciences are studied and taught should have copies of this exciting book on their shelves

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ISBN: 9781118783078

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Dale Walters

Dale Walters
Personal information
Born September 27, 1963

Dale Walters (born September 27, 1963 in Port Alice, British Columbia) was a Canadian boxer who won a bantamweight bronze medal at the 1984 Summer Olympics.

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Professional career

Walters began his professional career in 1985 as a Bantamweight and had limited success. In 1986 he took on Canadian legend Tony Pep and was TKO'd in the 10th round, his last fight as a professional. Walters retired with a record of 4-1-0.

Olympic career

"During Dale Walters's 15 year amateur career he was never beaten by a Canadian boxer. Further, he never lost an amateur bout (including international competitions) on Canadian soil. The 5-time national champion had a career record of 165 wins and 12 losses and was selected Most Outstanding Boxer at three National Championships. Walters won a Bronze medal as a Bantamweight at the Los Angeles Games in 1984. It was Canada's first Olympic Boxing Medal in 52 years. Walters then fought professionally and finished his career with a record of 7 wins and 1 loss. He was inducted into the Canadian Boxing Hall of Fame in 1996. He also worked as a boxing analyst for television and radio broadcasts throughout his career and currently owns a downtown gym, Ringside Fitness."

  • Inducted into the Burnaby Sports Hall of Fame

Junior Amateur Boxing

One of the important junior international tournaments that Dale Walters engaged in took place on June 6, 1976 in Victoria, BC and was hosted by the London Boxing Club. [1] The tournament was called: "Northwest Counties S.A.B.A. Team Of England" vs The British Columbia Team" Dale fought in the fourth bout against England's J.J. Grant. As described in the souvenir program.[2]

Olympic results

  • 1st round bye
  • Defeated Mustapha Kouchane (Algeria) 5-0
  • Defeated Hiroaki Takami (Japan) 5-0
  • Defeated Pedro Ruben Decima (Argentina) 5-0
  • Lost to Héctor López (Mexico) 0-5
  1. ^ the "Sportcaster
  2. ^ Official boxing program

http://my.nowpublic.com/sports/last-bell-rings


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