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Cover for Strawberry.

This chapter describes some diseases (including storage decay) of strawberry, caused by fungi (including soilborne), Oomycota and bacteria. Information is given on the disease symptoms, causal agents and control measures, such as the use of fungicides and bactericides, cultural methods, biological...

Author(s)
Saville, R.; Xu XiangMing; Berrie, A.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781845937737)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Carrot, celery and parsnip.

This chapter describes some fungal (including seedborne and soilborne) and viral diseases, including postharvest diseases, of three temperate vegetable crop species, namely Daucus carota subsp. sativus (carrot), Apium graveolens var. dulce [A. graveolens] (celery) and Pastinaca sativa (parsnip),...

Author(s)
George, R. A. T.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781845937737)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Fungal pathogens of turf grass, lawns and sports grass.

This chapter describes some diseases of turf grass, lawns and sports grass caused by fungi, including soil fungi. Information is given on the disease symptoms, causal agents and control measures, including the use of fungicides, cultural methods, and host resistance.

Author(s)
George, R. A. T.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781845937737)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Reducing pre- and postharvest losses and marketing surpluses.

This chapter discusses ways in which pre- and post-harvest losses in vegetable crops can be reduced using for example pesticides and integrated pest management (IPM). It then outlines the types of markets where any surplus produce can be sold by the subsistence farmer.

Author(s)
George, R. A. T.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845937539)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Agronomy.

This chapter presents examples of seed production areas (including parts of North America, especially the Pacific Northwest, northern Italy, Hungary and parts of Australasia), which have established based on agroclimatic and soil conditions, and the modification of the environment by using shelter...

Author(s)
George, R. A. T.
ISBN
2009 CABI (H ISBN 9781845935214)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Tomato and pepper.

This chapter describes some diseases (including postharvest diseases) of tomato and pepper, including their symptoms and causal agents (bacteria, viral and fungi, including seedborne and soilborne). Some control measures are given, such as use of pesticides, cultural methods, resistant cultivars,...

Author(s)
O'Neill, T.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781845937737)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Fungal pathogens of ornamentals: ascomycota.

This chapter describes some diseases (including postharvest diseases) of ornamental plants caused by Ascomycota, including their symptoms and causal agents (including seedborne and soilborne). Some control measures are given, such as use of fungicides, cultural methods, and resistant cultivars.

Author(s)
Fox, R. T. V.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781845937737)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Fungal pathogens of ornamentals: Basidiomycota and Oomycota.

This paper describes some fungal diseases of ornamental plants caused by Basidiomycota and Oomycota, including their symptoms and causal agents (including seedborne and soilborne). Some control measures are given, such as use of fungicides, cultural methods, biological control agents, and resistant ...

Author(s)
Fox, R. T. V.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781845937737)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Bacterial pathogens of ornamentals, including mycoplasmas.

This chapter describes some diseases (including storage decay) of ornamental plants caused by bacteria, including mycoplasmas. Information is given on the disease symptoms, causal agents and control measures, including the use of bactericides, cultural methods, biological control agents, and...

Author(s)
Fox, R. T. V.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781845937737)
Type
Book chapter

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