Compendium of Ornamental Foliage Plant Diseases

A.R. Chase 
APS  1987  

114 pages, 133 color photos, 65 b+w photos and ill  ISBN 0890540772      £65.00
Covers diseases of palms, ferns, ivies, cacti, and dozens of other ornamentals.

Table of Contents

Introduction; Ornamental Foliage Plant Genera; Ornamental Foliage Plant Diseases; Production Practices and Diseases, Disease Introduction and Movement, Symptoms and Diagnosis, Plant Pathogens and Their Control, Disease Development; How To Use This Compendium

Part 1: Infectious Diseases

Fungal Diseases; Acremonium Leaf Spot and Stem Rot of Syngonium and Dieffenbachia; Alternaria Leaf Spots of Calathea, Brassaia, and Their Relatives; Aspergillus Stem and Rhizome Rot of Sansevieria and Dracaena; Botrytis Blight (Gray Mold); Calonectria Collar Rot and Leaf Spot of Leea; Ceratocystis Blight (Black Cane Rot) of Syngonium; Cercospora Leaf Spots; Colletotrichum Leaf Spot (Anthracnose); Coniothyrium Leaf Spot (Brown Leaf Spot) of Yucca; Corynespora Leaf Spot; Curvularia Leaf Spot (Tan Leaf Spot) of Rhoeo; Cylindrocladium Root and Petiole Rot of Spathiphylllum; Cytosporina leaf Spot (Gray leaf Spot) of Yucca; Dactylaria Leaf Spot of Philodendron; Fusarium Basal Stem Rot of Cacti; Fussarium Leaf Spot of Dracaena and Sansevieria; Fusarium Stem Rot of Dieffenbachia; Fusarium Wilt of Fatshedera; Gliocladium Blight of Palms

Diseases Caused by Helminthosporium-like Organisms; Leaf Spots of Palms, Exserohilum Leaf Spot of Aechmea, Drechslera Leaf Spot of Maranta and Calathea, Drechslera Stem Rot of Cacti and Succulents, Kutilakesa Stem Gall and Canker of Codiaeum and Aphelandra, Leptosphaeria Leaf Spot (Brown Leaf Spot) of Dieffenbachia, Myrothecium Leaf Spot, Powdery Mildew of Saintpaulia and Cissus, Pestalotiopsis Dieback of Cissus, Phomopsis of Dieback of Ficus, Phyllosticta Leaf Spots of Dracaena and Peperomia

Diseases Caused by Phytophthora; Diseases Caused by Phytophthora palmivora, Diseases Caused by Phytophthora parasitica, Plectosphaerella Leaf Spot of Dieffenbachia

Diseases Caused by Pythiuim; Diseases Caused by Pythium aphanidermatum; Diseases Caused by Pythium irregulare; Diseases Caused by Pythium myriotylum; Diseases Caused by Pythium ultimum; Pythium splendens Root Rot, Rhizoctonia Root Rot, Aerial Blight, and Leaf Spot; Rhizopus Blight; Rust Diseases; Sclerotinia Blight; Southern Blight; Stemphylium Leaf Spot of Succulents; Verticillium Wilt of Ficus and Peperomia

Bacterial Diseases; Crown Gall of Ficus and Codiaeum; Erwinia Leaf Spot, Blight, and Stem Rot

Diseases Caused by Pseudomonas; Pseudomonas Leaf Spot and Blight of Asplenium; Pseudomonas Blight of Caryota; Pseudomonas Leaf Spot and Blight Caused by Pseudomonas cichorii; Pseudomonas Leaf Spot of Dracaena; Orange Soft Rot of Cacti

Diseases Caused by Xanthomonas; Xanthomonas Leaf Spot and Blight of Begonia; Xanthomonas Leaf Spot of Dieffenbachia and Blight of Anthurium (Araceae); Xanthomonas Leaf Spot of Hedera (Araliaceae); Xanthomonas Leaf Spot of Codiaeum (Euphorbiaceae); Xanthomonas Leaf Spot of Pilea and Pellionia (Urticaceae); Xanthomonas Blight of Syngonium; Viral Diseases; Bidens Mottle Virus of Fittonia; Cactus Virus X of Schlumbergera; Commelina Mosaic Virus; Dasheen Mosaic Virus of Aroids; Fig Mosaic Disease; Maranta Ringspot (Cucumber Mosaic Virus); Peperomia Ringspot Disease; Schefflera Ringspot Disease; Tobacco Mosaic Virus of Rhoeo; Tradescanita-Zebrina Virus; Nematode Diseases; Burrowing Nematode; Cactus Cyst Nematode; Foliar Nematodes; Lesion Nematodes; Root-Knot Nematodes

Part 2: Noninfectious Diseases Air Pollution; Light; Nutrients; Nutrient Deficiencies, Nutrient Toxicities; Pesticide Phytotoxicity; Temperature; Water; Disorders of Unknown Cause; Aphelandra Lef Crinkle; Flecking of Cracaena marginata; Leaf Burn of Massangeana Cane; Bent Tip of Aglaonema

Glossary; Index; Color Plates

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