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Compendium of Cucurbit Diseases

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$99.00
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978 0 89054 207 1
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The cucurbits are a very diverse group of plant species that form the plant family Cucurbitaceae.  Collectively they make up a significant group of vegetables enjoyed the world over, and they comprise a rich genetic diversity responsible for significant contributions to disease and insect resistance.  There has been a long-standing need for a comprehensive, authoritative, and up-to-date account of cucurbit diseases.  International in scope and practical in emphasis, the Compendium of Cucurbit Diseases is designed to assist in the diagnosis of cucurbit diseases, whether in the field, the greenhouse, the laboratory, or the diagnostic clinic.

Contents:  Introduction,

I. Infectious diseases: Fungal diseases of subterranean parts, Fusarium wilts, Fungal diseases of aerial parts, Diseases caused by bacteria, Diseases caused by a phytoplasma, Diseases caused by viruses, Preharvest & postharvest fruit rots, Diseases caused by nematodes, Parasitic seed plants,

II. Noninfectious disorders: Physiological disorders, Damage caused by arthropods, Insects,

III. Disease of Undetermined Etiology,

IV. Postharvest Handling,

V. Field Identification of Selected Cucurbit Diseases with a Hand Lens,

Glossary, Color plates.

 

Thomas A Zitter, Cornell U, Donald L Hopkins, UF, & Claude E Thomas, USDA, 1996, 87 p, 172 color photos & 17 b/w illustrations, soft.  $99.00


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