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Compendium of Pea Diseases and Pests, Second Edition
Compendium of Pea Diseases and Pests, Second Edition

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The most comprehensive and authoritative guide to pea diseases available.
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Compendium of Pea Diseases, Second Edition covers information on the diagnosis and control of pea diseases. Contributions from worldwide authorities in pea disease research make this edition the most comprehensive and authoritative guide to pea diseases available. Included in this edition is  extensive coverage on herbicide and insect feeding injury, fertilizer deficiencies and toxicities, seed vigor, and seed health, as well as updated information on pea-pathogenic virus and bacterial genomes, and sources of resistance to virus diseases. Practical and easy-to-use, the 107 color photographs and the Guide to the Identification of Pea Diseases in the Field will help anyone who works with peas. The information provided in this reference will aid in the management of pea diseases worldwide and help ensure the health of this important crop.

This resource is ideal for growers, crop consultants, agronomists, plant scientists, extension workers, teachers, students, county agents, and libraries.

Compendium of Pea Diseases and Pests, Second Edition


Introduction

The Pea Plant
Pea Diseases

Part I: Infectious Diseases

Seed Health and Vigor

Health
Vigor

Seed and Seedling Diseases

Pythium spp
Rhizoctonia Seed and Seedling Rot

Root Diseases Caused by Fungi

Aphanomyces Root Rot
Fusarium Root Rot
Fusarium Wilt
Pythium Rot
Thielaviopsis Root Rot

Diseases Caused by Nematodes

Pea Cyst Nematode
Root-Knot Nematode
Root-Lesion Nematode

Foliar Diseases Caused by Bacteria

Bacterial Blight
Brown Spot

Foliar Diseases Caused by Fungi

Ascochyta spp
Powdery Mildew
Downy Mildew
Sclerotinia White Mold
Botrytis Gray Mold

Foliar Diseases Caused by Viruses

Alfalfa mosaic virus
Bean leafroll virus
Pea enation mosaic virus
Red clover vein mosaic virus
Pea seedborne mosaic virus
Pea streak virus
Virus Diseases of Minor Importance

Part II: Pests and Noninfectious Diseases

Insect Pests of Pea
Seed and Root Nodule Feeders

Seedcorn Maggot
Wireworms

Foliar and Pod Feeders

Pea Aphid
Thrips
Pea Moth
Pea Leaf Weevil
Pea Weevil
Loopers
Cutworms and Armyworms
Pea Leafminer

Insect Contamination in Processed Pea
Herbicide Injury
Nutritional Disorders

Nutrient Deficiencies
Nutrient Toxicities

Injuries

Freezing Injury
Hail Injury
Air Pollution
Water Congestion
Lightning Injury

Guide to the Identification of Pea Diseases in the Field

Glossary
Index
Publish Date: 2001
Format: 8.5” x 11” softcover
ISBN: 978-0-89054-269-9
Pages: 110
Images: 107 color images; 14 black and white images
Publication Weight: 2 lbs

Edited by John M. Kraft and Frank L. Pfleger

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