Peanut Health Management

Edited by H A Melouk and F M Shokes 
APS Press  1995  

Softcover  117 pp, 113 colour photos, 21 B&W photos & illus  ISBN 0890542031      £65.00
This book is published as part of the interdisciplinary Plant Health Management Series, a series is designed to define each of the steps in a holistic preplanting, postplanting, and postharvest plant management program. In Peanut Health Management, virtually every peanut production practice is examined in relation to crop health management. Learn to diagnose, prevent, and control complications caused by weeds, pests, insects, climate, malnutrition, microorganisms and more.

The efficiency, profitability, and environmental quality this guide lends to peanut production will make it ideal for seed and commercial growers, researchers, field consultants, extension specialists, farm advisors, students, and professionals in all aspects of the peanut industry. The book complies the writings of 18 well-known professionals from disciplines including soil science, plant pathology, weed science, entomology, nematology and crop science into a unique, holistic, and comprehensive guide to crop protection, the contents of which are as follows;

  • Plant Health Management in Peanut Production
  • Site Selection, Land Preparation, and Management of Soil Fertility
  • Peanut Growth and Development
  • Selection of Peanut Cultivars
  • Harvesting, Storage, and Quality of Peanuts
  • Reducing Physiological and Environmental Disorders of Peanut
  • Management of Weeds
  • Management of Peanut Insects and Other Arthropods
  • Viral Diseases and Their Management
  • Management of Foliar Diseases Caused by Fungi
  • Management of Soilborne Fungal Pathogens
  • Management of Nematode Pests
  • Management of Mycotoxins in Peanut
  • Pesticide Application Techniques for Peanut Health Management
  • Economics and Impacts of Decision-Making in Peanut Health Management


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