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Life Sciences - Plant Sciences | Field Manual of Diseases on Grasses and Native Plants

Field Manual of Diseases on Grasses and Native Plants

Horst, R. Kenneth

2013, IX, 179 p. 3 illus. in color.

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  • This manual combines a variety of grasses, forage, native flower and weeds in one manual
  • Three colour photographs of diseases on grasses, forage, native flowers and weeds
  • Seven pages of Glossary which describes pathogens of plants
The Grasses and Native Plants manual is a reference manual on diseases which attack grasses, forage, native flowers, and weeds.  The manual identifies various types of diseases which are known to invade these plants located throughout North, Central, and South America.  The recordings include diseases caused by fungi, bacteria, viruses, viroids, phytoplasmas, and nematodes.  Causal disease agents are described and illustrated in some cases and diseases and disease control measures are also discussed.  A manual such as this is never finished since new reports of diseases are continuously reported.  Periodicals that are regularly reviewed include Plant Disease, Phytopathology, Review of Applied Mycology, and Journal of Economic Entomology.

Content Level » Research

Keywords » Bacterial - Fungal - Nematode - Plant Disease - Viral

Related subjects » Agriculture - Life Sciences - Plant Sciences

Table of contents 

Disease Control and Management
Host Plants and Their Diseases
Headings Under Which Diseases Are Described
List of Land-Grant Institutions and Agricultural Experiment Stations in the United States

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