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Compendium of Onion and Garlic Diseases - 2nd edition

Edited by Howard F. Schwartz and S. Krishna Mohan 
APS  2008  



softcover  70 pages, 100 col photos, 23 b+w photos and illus  ISBN 9780890543573 B      £70.00


Book and image CD - personal  Book and CD-ROM  ISBN 9780890543573 B + PC      £120.00


CD-ROM personal  ISBN 9780890543573 PC      £70.00


CD-ROM library edition  ISBN 9780890543573 LC      £159.00
Note The use of the CD-Roms is covered by the APS License Agreement


What's new in the EXPANDED Second Edition?

  • 42% more text than the 1st Edition, including coverage of more diseases
  • 47% more images of diseases and disorders than the 1st Edition
  • Color illustrations located in their corresponding disease review section
  • New pests section with 25 images

Compendium of Onion and Garlic Diseases and Pests, Second Edition provides an updated, comprehensive, authoritative, and modern account of onion and garlic diseases and insect pests. It covers over 75 diseases including infectious and noninfectious diseases. The new edition contains nearly 250 color photographs of onion and garlic disease symptoms with expert descriptions of the identifying characteristics of symptoms and their causal agents. In addition to disease coverage, the new edition identifies the crop€s most damaging pests, the symptoms they cause, and methods to control and prevent them.

Disease management practices should be economical and must be compatible with the environment and the production system. Thus, many options for onion and garlic disease management are discussed. The description of each disease includes a general account of its importance and world distribution, symptoms, causal organism or agent, disease cycle and epidemiology, management, and selected references. The references document the descriptions and may be consulted for further information.

This compendium is designed to assist in the diagnosis of onion and garlic diseases and pests, in the field, laboratory, or diagnostic clinic, and to provide recommendations for management of onion and garlic diseases and pests. The compendium will be useful to plant pathologists, entomologists, nematologists, crop production specialists, growers, diagnostic clinicians, students, regulatory agents, crop consultants, agribusiness representatives, educators, researchers, and others interested in the recognition or management of onion and garlic diseases throughout the world.

Contents

Introduction

Part I: Infectious/Biotic Diseases

Diseases of Subterranean Parts Caused by Fungi and Oomycetes
Pythium Seed Rot and Damping-Off Rhizoctonia Seed Rot and Seedling Diseases Fusarium Diseases Fusarium Damping-Off Fusarium Basal Rot Fusarium Basal Rot of Garlic Fusarium Bulb Rot of Onion and Garlic Embellisia Skin Blotch and Bulb Canker of Garlic Charcoal Rot Pink Root Sclerotinia Rot Southern Blight White Rot

Diseases of Aerial Parts Caused by Fungi and Oomycetes
Botrytis Diseases Botrytis Leaf Blight Scape Blight of Onion Flower and Capsule Blight of Onion Botrytis Rot of Garlic Downy Mildew Leaf Blotch Cercospora Leaf Spot Phyllosticta Leaf Blight Powdery Mildew Purple Blotch Rust Smut Stemphylium Leaf Blight and Stalk Rot Twister

Diseases of Bulbs Caused by Fungi, Diseases Caused by Bacteria and Yeasts
Neck Rot Brown Stain Other Botrytis Rots Black Mold Penicillium Decay of Garlic Blue Mold Diplodia Stain Mushy Rot Smudge

Diseases Caused by Bacteria and Yeasts
Xanthomonas Leaf Blight Leaf Streak and Bulb Rot Soft Rots Other Bacterial Soft Rots Slippery Skin Sour Skin Center Rot Bacterial Stalk and Leaf Necrosis Enterobacter Bulb Decay Other Bacterial Diseases Yeast Soft Rot

Diseases Caused by Nematodes
Stem and Bulb Nematode (Bloat) Lesion Nematode Root-Knot Nematode Stubby-Root Nematode Sting Nematode Needle Nematode

Diseases Caused by Viruses and Phytoplasmas
Onion Yellow Dwarf Garlic Mosaic Iris Yellow Spot Other Viral Diseases Aster Yellows (Phytoplasma)

Parasitic Flowering Plants
Dodder

Part 2: Pests
Onion Maggot Other Root Maggots Thrips Leafminers Cutworms and Armyworms Bulb Mites Aster Leafhopper Shallot Aphid

Part 3: Noninfectious/Abiotic Conditions
Temperature Stress Air Pollution Hail and Lightning Injury Chemical Response Soil Acidity, Alkalinity (pH), and Salinity Mineral Deficiencies and Toxicities Genetic Abnormalities Greening Pinking Sunscald Translucent and Leathery Scale Waxy Breakdown

Appendix
Glossary
Index

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