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Compendium of Lettuce Diseases

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978 0 89054 186 9
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Compendium of Lettuce Diseases is an international account of diseases of crisphead, romaine or cos, butterhead, and leaf lettuce (all types of Lactuca sativa L.) and provides practical guidelines for their control.   This compendium describes infectious diseases caused by fungi, bacteria, nematodes, viruses and a phytoplasma, and noninfectious disorders such as air pollution, allelopathy, bolting, mineral deficiencies and toxicities, pesticide-related injury, rib blight, tipburn, and many others.   It discusses insects as vectors of viruses and phytoplasmas.

Contents:  Introduction,

I. Infectious diseases: Diseases caused by fungi, by bacteria, by nematodes, by viruses and a phytoplasma,

II. Postharvest diseases,

III. Injuries & abiotic &  noninfectious diseases,

Glossary, Index, Color plates.

R Michael Davis, Krishna V Subbarao, Richard N Raid & Edward A Kurtz, 1997, 79 p, 104 color photos & 9 b/w illustrations, soft.   $99.00 

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