Coffee Pests, Diseases and their management

J M Waller, M Bigger and R J Hillocks 
CABI  May 2007  

Hardback  400 pp  ISBN 9781845931292      £90.00
Price collapse and oversupply have made coffee a high-profile crop in recent years: never has efficient production and crop protection been more important for reducing costs and increasing quality. Packed with illustrations, this book covers the origins, botany, agroecology and worldwide production statistics of coffee, and the insect pests, plant pathogens, nematodes and nutrient deficiencies that afflict it. With emphasis on integrated crop management, this book reviews control measures suitable for any coffee pest or disease and will enable agriculturists to design and implement sustainable pest management systems.

Of interest to professional agriculturists, entomologists and pathologists. This will also appeal to students in tropical agriculture.


1 Coffee production overview

  • The basics of the coffee crop
  • World Production

2 Insect pests

  • Stem and branch borers
  • Berry feeders
  • Bud, leaf, green shoot and flower feeding insects
  • Root and collar feeding insects

3 Diseases, nematodes, nutrient deficiencies and physiological disorders

  • Foliage and shoot diseases
  • Berry diseases
  • Wilt diseases and diseases of the root and stem
  • Nematodes
  • Nutrient deficiencies and physiological diseases

4 Integrated crop management

  • Nursery management, transplanting and crop maintenance
  • Shade management, conservation and biodiversity
  • Post harvest and processing pests and microbial problems
  • Integrated pest management and pest management technology
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