Pests, Diseases and Disorders of Peas and Beans

1st Edition

A Color Handbook


  • Anthony Biddle
  • Nigel Cattlin
  • Description

    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.

    Key Features

    -Problem oriented organization -High quality color photos -Handy size for practical use -300 color illustrations


    Professionals and students in Crop Protection, Plant Pathology, Agriculture, as well as growers and farmers.

    Table of Contents

    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.


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    © 2007
    Academic Press
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