50 Years of Plant Pathology

N. V. Hardwick, Central Science Laboratory, Sand Hutton, York YO41 1LZ, UK


I am indebted to Marion Gratwick, Bryan Wheeler, Peter Scott, Mike Jeger and Roy Johnson for providing key information from their time as Editors of Plant Pathology and for their many helpful comments and additions to the manuscript.


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