Vegetable Diseases: A Color Handbook

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Gulf Professional Publishing, 2007 - Science - 448 pages
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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

Preface
8
Technological advances
14
Viruses
20
DIAGNOSING DISEASE
31
CONTROLLING DISEASE
38
Other aspects of disease management
49
Fungal diseases
56
Botrytis allii
61
Bacterial diseases
199
Leveillula taurica
205
Stemplrylium solani S lycopersici
211
Potato virus
217
PlSUM SATTVUM pea
269
Botrytis cinerea
275
ViciA FABA broad bean
287
Uromyces viciafabae
293

Peronospora destructor
67
Sclerotium cepivorum
74
APIUM GRAVEOI ENS celery
80
DAUCUS CAROTA carrot
95
Athelia rolfsii
101
PASTINACA SATTVA parsnip
118
Plasmopara umbelliferarum
122
Septoria petroselini
128
BETA VULGARISf beet
138
Ramularia beticola
145
Beet mosaic virus
151
Beet western yellows virus
317
Tobacco mosaic virus SPECIALTY
364
Abiotic disorders Chervil
385
Fungal diseases Coriandrum sativum
391
Aphanomyces cochlioides Lemongrass
397
Cladosporium variabile Arugula
404
Peronospora farinosa f sp spinaciae Nepeta cataria
410
Cucumber mosaic virus
416
Glossary
422
Index
437
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