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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
CABI Book Chapter Info
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 Virus diseases of ornamentals.

This chapter presents figures that illustrate examples of the macroscopic symptoms caused by some of the viruses which infect ornamental plant species: Tomato spotted wilt virus on begonia; Carnation necrotic fleck virus (formerly known as Carnation streak virus); Arabis mosaic virus on elder (...

Author(s)
Fox, R. T. V.; George, R. A. T.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781845937737)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Ribes</i>: currants and gooseberry.

This chapter describes some diseases of currants and gooseberries (Ribes), caused by fungi, viruses and viroids. Information is given on the disease symptoms, causal agents and control measures, including the use of fungicides and virucides, cultural methods, resistant cultivars, and removal of...

Author(s)
Brennan, R.; Jarret, D.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781845937737)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
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