Vegetable Diseases: A Colour Handbook

Steven Koike, Peter Gladders, Albert Paulus 
Manson  December 2006  

Hardcover  450 pp  ISBN 9781840760750      £99.00
The diseases that affect vegetables are of great importance to grower, shipper, marketer, and consumer. This book will be useful to a range of professionals involved in the production of vegetable crops and 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.

Top quality colour photos illustrate the book throughout.


Chapter 1: Introduction to Vegetable Crops,

Chapter 2: Causes of Plant Diseases,

Chapter 3: Diagnosing Diseases of Vegetables and Other Crops,

Chapter 4: Controlling Vegetable Crop Diseases,

Chapter 5: Diseases of Vegetable Crops, Alliums (onion, garlic, leek, chives), Apiaceae (carrot, celery, parsnip, parsley), Asparagus, Beet, Crucifers (broccoli, brussel sprout, cabbage, cauliflower, radish, swede), Cucurbits (cucumber, melon, pumpkin, squash), Legumes (faba bean, pea, bean), Lettuce, Pepper, Spinach, Tomato, Specialty and Herb Crops (artichoke, arugula, basil, broccoli raab, catnip, chervil, cilantro, corn salad, dill, endive, fennel, horse-radish, Jerusalem artichoke, lemongrass, marjoram, mint, mustards, oregano, radicchio, rhubarb, sage, salsify, sweet corn, swiss chard, tomatillo, watercress),


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