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Tree Fruit Field Guide - To Insect, Mite, & Disease Pests & Natural Enemies of Eastern N. America

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$38.00
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1 933395 02 8
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Tree Fruit Field Guide provides a better understanding of the close relationships that bind the fruit tree to its ecosystem.  It identifies diseases that need to be prevented and the insects and mites that should be preserved or protected.  It differentiates between the pests that need to be surveyed and controlled.  It al so points out the possible consequences of actions aimed at controlling certain species and show why the establishment of some species should be encouraged.

Separated into three sections, the first (red) section offers material on arthropod pests (insects and mites), the second (green) section describes beneficial insects, spiders and mites, and the third (brown) section lists tree fruit diseases.

Contents: 

Insect & mite pests: Leaf surface damage, discoloration, mottling, mold, honeydew, Aphids, leaf-cutting damage, Leafminers, Chewing damage to buds, blossoms, leaves, Leafrolling, shelters, defoliation, webbing, Skeletonizing damage to leaves, Fruit stings, scars, bumps, spotting, russetting, Chewing/surface damage to fruit, Internal fruit feeders, Fruit deformation, Bark/stem damage, Wood-boring damage, Scales, Mites,

Beneficial insects, spiders & mites: Mites, Spiders, Beetles, Flies, True bugs, Bees & wasps, Lacewings, Thrips,

Diseases: Trees wilted, stunted, off-color, or prematurely defoliating, Cankers, Symptoms on blossoms and/or wilting new shoots, On leaves lonely, On leaves & possibly fruit, On fruit only, On harvested or stored fruit.

 

A Agnello, G Chouinar, A Firlej, W Turechek, F Vanoosthuyse & C Vincent, 2006, 238 p, full color, spiral-bound, soft.  $38.00


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