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.
Preface Illustrations 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 Glossary