Citrus Health Management

Edited by L W Timmer and Larry W Duncan 
APS Press  1999  

Softcover  197 pages, 90 colour photographs, 24 black and whi  ISBN 0890542279      £65.00
This book, the fourth title in the Plant Health Management Series, is designed to aid in developing a successful plant health program. It emphasizes current Integrated Pest Management practices that cover not only the interrelationship between plant, pathogen and the environment, but also relate to several economic and environmental issues relevant to citrus health. This combination creates a holistic treatment of citrus health management following which will help produce healthy and profitable citrus crops.


Part 1: Introduction

  • The Basis for Citrus Health Management

Part 2: Orchard Establishment

  • Citrus Cultivation
  • Rootstock and Scion Selection
  • Nursery Practices, Budwood and Rootstock Certification Programs

Part 3: Crop Production

  • Horticultural Practices for Citrus Health
  • Soils and Citrus Nutrition
  • Water Management
  • Integrated Vegetation Management in Citrus Production

Part 4: Crop Health

  • Systemic Diseases
  • Diseases of Fruit and Foliage
  • Arthropod Pests of Foliage and Fruit
  • The Citrus Integrator: Integrating Insect and Disease Management
  • Root Diseases: Nematode Diseases of Citrus
  • Arthropod Pests of Citrus Roots

Part 5: Economics of Crop Production

  • Economic Decisions for Growers: How to Manage for Greater Efficiency

Part 6: Postharvest Considerations

  • Maintaining Fruit Health after Harvest

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