Vegetable Diseases: A Color Handbook

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Gulf Professional Publishing, 2007 - Science - 448 pages

Vegetable Diseases focuses primarily on diseases that are caused by pathogens. Chapters dealing with the general principles of the causes, diagnosis and control of vegetable crop diseases are followed by crop-based chapters. Each disease entry includes a brief introduction to the disease, detailed description of disease symptoms, information on the pathogen and disease development, and suggestions on how to manage the problem. Top quality color photos illustrate the book throughout.

This book will be useful to a range of professionals including research and extension plant pathologists; diagnosticians and plant lab personnel; teachers of agriculture and related subjects; university students in agriculture and related fields; commercial farmers, vegetable producers, and farm managers; agriculturalists in the fields of seed production, vegetable breeding, agrichemicals, pest control, marketing, and other subjects; government and regulatory persons dealing with agriculture; serious gardeners and hobbyists.



  • Crop based organisation for easy diagnosis
  • High quality color photos
  • 444 color illustrations, 5 tables
 

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Contents

Technological advances
14
Diseases of vegetable crops
53
Botryotinia squamosa
59
Penicillium hirsutum
66
Puccinia allii
72
Viral diseases
78
111
84
33
88
Fungal diseases
231
Questions about the surrounding
242
PHASEOLUS SPECIES beans
252
244
269
Mycosphaerella pinodes
279
Bacterial diseases
296
Pseudomonas syringae pv tomato
331
Powdery mildew
349

Mycocentrospora acerina
107
Thanatephorus cucumeris
113
PASTINACA SATIVA parsnip
138
Ramularia pastinacae
145
Parsnip yellow fleck virus
155
CAPSICUM pepper
199
Leveillula taurica
205
Stemphylium solani S lycopersici
211
Potato virus
217
Tomato yellow leaf curl virus
366
Colletotrichum dematium
373
Viral diseases
379
Cercospora beticola
387
Glossary
422
Index
437
Conducting the examination 35
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