By Margery L. Daughtrey and A. R. ChaseMargery Daughtrey has over 25 years of experience as a plant pathologist specializing in ornamental plant diseases. She is a Senior Extension Associate with the Department of Plant Pathology of Cornell University, stationed at the Long Island Horticultural Research Laboratory in Riverhead, New York. Margery has a bachelor's degree in biology from the College of William and Mary and a master's degree in plant pathology from the University of Massachusetts. Her extension education program focuses on teaching effective disease management for greenhouse and nursery crops and landscape ornamentals. Margery has first-hand familiarity with proper identification through the ornamental plant disease diagnostic lab she directs on Long Island. She also conducts research on disease management and has participated in many local and national programs on disease avoidance.
This guide is designed to be used in the greenhouse. More than 500 color photographs illustrate the most common greenhouse disease problems for on-the-spot diagnosis. Similar diseases are placed side by side for comparison.
Ball Field Guide to Diseases of Greenhouse Ornamentals is designed to help greenhouse growers in identifying problems that develop in greenhouse foliage and flower crops. Emphasis is given on contagious diseases caused by infectious microorganisms (plant pathogens). Plant injuries caused by insect or mite infestations or by cultural problems are included, as well as certain problems often misdiagnosed as contagious diseases. Illustrastions showing symptoms caused by plant pathogens are provided.
Ball Field Guide to Diseases of Greenhouse Ornamentals
Cacti and succulents
About the authors
Publish Date: 1992
Format: 3.6" x 8.6" softcover
Publication Weight: 1 lbs
By Margery L. Daughtrey and A. R. Chase