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Vegetable Diseases and Their Control, 2nd Edition

Vegetable Diseases and Their Control, 2nd Edition

Arden F. Sherf, Alan A. MacNab

ISBN: 978-0-471-05860-1

Oct 1986

736 pages

Select type: Hardcover

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$416.95

Description

Describes the diseases of important vegetable crops and tells how to control them. Covers all disease types: bacterial, fungal, viral, nematode, and abiotic, and provides information on their cycles. Describes control measures, including resistant varieties, fungicides, crop rotation, and seed treatments. Well-illustrated and readable. Completely revised from first edition.

1 Disease Causes and Controls 1

2 Asparagus and Artichoke 23

3 Snap and Dry Beans 32

4 Lima Bean 84

5 Beet 93

6 Carrot 119

7 Celery 157

8 Corn 202

9 Crucifers 251

10 Cucurbits 307

11 Eggplant 381

12 Lettuce 397

13 Onion, Garlic, Leeks, and Shallots 432

14 Pea 471

15 Pepper 502

16 Spinach 544

17 Sweet Potato 555

18 Tomato 599

19 Minor Crops: Okra, Parsley, Parsnip, and Salsify 697

General References 706

Glossary 709

Index 713