Pests, Diseases and Disorders of Peas and Beans
A Color HandbookBy
- Anthony Biddle, Holt Studios International, UK
- Nigel Cattlin, Holt Studios International, UK
Covering the most important pathogens, this handbook provides clear, concise descriptions of the symptoms and cycles of diseases, their distribution and economic importance and advice on their control. The text is illustrated with some 300 color photographs of affected crops to aid in the rapid identification of disease. The book also includes 'pest profiles' that identify, with the use of color photographs, the pests that commonly prey on pea and bean crops.
Professionals and students in Crop Protection, Plant Pathology, Agriculture, as well as growers and farmers.
Hardbound, 160 Pages
Published: April 2007
Imprint: Academic Press
- Introduction, Peas and beans in agriculture - the uses and development of the crop for both human and animal foodstuffs, General husbandry including crop rotation and brief nutritional and cultural details, Implications of post and diseases on quality and yield, Crop protection using an integrated (ICM) approach, Disease and pests of Peas: Fungal diseases; Bacterial diseases; Viruses; Pests; Abiotic problems, Keys to Pest and disease problems of peas and beans; Abiotic (physiological) problems. Disease and pests of Broad/field beans (Vicia faba): Fungal diseases; Viruses; Pests; Abiotic. Disease and Pest problems of Green beans: Bacterial diseases; Fungal diseases; Pests; Virus diseases; Abiotic problems; Keys to pest and disease problems of peas and beans. Index.