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Pests and Diseases of Potatoes

S. Wale, Nigel D. Cattlin 
Manson Publishing  April 2008  



Hardcover  240 pp  ISBN 9781840760217      £50.00
Covering the most important pathogens, this handbook provides clear, concise descriptions of the symptoms and cycles of diseases and disorders, and the pests that commonly prey on potato crops, their distribution and importance, and advice on their control. The text is illustrated with some 235 superb colour photographs of affected crops to aid in the rapid and accurate identification of disease. This book provides a practical reference for professionals and students involved with potato production, handling and storage worldwide.

Contents

Potato Disease, Pest and Disorder Diagnostics.

  • Bacterial Diseases.
  • Fungal and Fungal-like Diseases.
  • Viral and Phytoplasma Diseases.
  • Nematodes.
  • Insects and other Pests.
  • Non-infectious Disorders: chemical, nutritional & physical; environmental; physiological.

Glossary
Index

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