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Tomato Diseases

Following the successful first edition, this revised edition, contains 680 pages and 900 color photos and diagrams, covering every imaginable symptom, pest and disease affecting the tomato. This is the definitive work on the diseases and disorders of the tomato, a worldwide crop of significant economic importance.

Audience

Growers and Crop Consultants; Scientists, instructors and students in: Agriculture, Agronomy, Biology, Horticulture, Mycology and Plant Pathology

Hardbound,

Published: September 2012

Imprint: Academic Press

ISBN: 978-0-12-387737-6

Contents

  • Introduction: The Tomato - the plant and its culture

    Diagnosis of parasitic and non-parasitic diseases

    Folioles and leaves: Alteration and anomalies of growth & form; problems of coloration; spots and blots

    Root system: problems of form; problems of color yellowing, browning, blackening, etc

    The Stem: External & Internal anomalies

    The Fruit: problems of form, colour, spots, blemishes, decay

    Principal characteristics of pathogens, control methods

    Fungi and visible organisms

    Bacteria

    Phytoplasms

    Viruses

    Nematodes

    Resistance to disease and predators

    Glossary

    Biblography

    Index

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