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Compendium of Hop Diseases and Pests

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978 0890 543764
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Compendium of Hop Diseases and Pests attempts to be inclusive of all diseases and pests known to occur thoughout the world's hop production regions.  The introduction consists of information on the genus Humulus, unique features of commercial and home hop production, harvest, use and chemistry of hop cones, and characteristics of world cultivars.  Diseases caused by bacteria, fungi, nematodes, oomycetes, viruses, and phytoplasmas are discussed in Part I.  Numerous arthropod pests are discussed in Part II.  Part III addresses postharvest, nutrient, and other disorders.  A glossary of terms used in plant pathology, mycology, entomology, and general hop production is also included.


Introduction - The Genus Humulus, Hop Production, Cone Uses and Chemistry, Hop Cultivars and Breeding

Part I. Infectious/Biotic Diseases - Diseases Caused by Fungi and Oomycetes: Alternaria Cone Disorder, Armillaria Root Rot, Ascochyta Leaf Spot, Black Root Rot, Cone Tip Blight, Downy Mildew, Fusarium Canker, Gray Mold, Powdery Mildew, Red Crown Rot, Septoria Leaf Spot, Sclerotinia Wilt, Sooty Mold, Verticillium Wilt, Fungal Diseases and Pathogens of Minor Importance, Diseases Caused by Viruses and Viroids: Apple Fruit Crinkle, Apple Mosaic, Arabis Mosaic, American hop latent virus, Hop latent virus, and Hop mosaic virus, Humulus japonicus latent virus (Humulus japonicus virus), Hop latent viroid, Hop Stunt, Viruses of Minor Importance, Diseases Caused by Nematodes: Cyst Nematode, Other Nematode Species Associated with Hop, Diseases Caused by Bacteria and a Phytoplasma: Crinkle Disease, Crown Gall, Bacterial Diseases of Minor Importance, Hop Shoot Proliferation

Part II. Arthropod Pests - California Prionus Beetle, Damson-Hop Aphid, Garden Symphylan, Hop Flea-Beetle, Hop Looper and Other Lepidoptera, Root Weevils, Rosy Rustic Moth, Two-Spotted Spider Mite, Insect Pests of Minor Importance: White Grubs, Western Spotted Cucumber Beetle, Wireworms

Part III. Postharvest Disorders and Diseases - Bale Self-Heating, Cone Early Maturity, Noninfectious Abiotic Disorders: Nutrient Imbalances, Injuries Caused by Environmental Factors, Chemical Injury, Heptachlor Wilt

Glossary, Index.

Walter F Mahaffee, Sarah J Pethybridge, and David H Gent, editors, 2009, 93 pgs, color photographs, soft.   $99.00

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