Tomato Diseases

Tomato Diseases

2nd Edition - September 5, 2012

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  • Author: Dominique Blancard
  • eBook ISBN: 9780124186682

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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.

Key Features

  • Includes over 300 high quality colour photographs
  • Explains how to examine and identify diseases of the foliage, roots, neck, stalk and fruit
  • Enables readers to diagnose and combat both parasitic and non-parasitic diseases of the tomato plant and fruit


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

Table of 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





    Resistance to disease and predators




Product details

  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Academic Press 2012
  • Published: September 5, 2012
  • Imprint: Academic Press
  • eBook ISBN: 9780124186682

About the Author

Dominique Blancard

Affiliations and Expertise

Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique, France

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