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Ball Field Guide to Diseases of Greenhouse Ornamentals
Ball Field Guide to Diseases of Greenhouse Ornamentals

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Featuring more than 500 color photographs, this is an important resource for any greenhouse grower.

Item No. 79636
71.10

By Margery L. Daughtrey and A. R. Chase

Margery 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


Photo contributors
Introduction

Abelmoschus
Abutilon
Aechmea
Aeschynanthus
Aglaonema
Anemone
Anthurium
Aphelandra
Araucaria
Begonia
Bougainvillea
Browallia
Cacti and succulents
Calendula
Calla lily
China aster
Chrysanthemum
Cineraria
Cissus
Columnea
Cordyline
Crossandra
Croton
Cyclamen
Dahlia
Dianthus
Dieffenbachia
Dracaena
Dusty miller
Euphorbia
Exacum
Fatsia
Fern
Ficus
Fittonia
Freesia
Fuchsia
Geranium
Gerbera
Gloxinia (Sinningia)
Hedera
Hibiscus
Impatiens
Kalanchoe
Leea
Liatris
Lily
Lisianthus
Maranta
Marigold
Orchid
Pansy
Pellionia
Peperomia
Pepper
Petunia
Philodendron
Pilea
Poinsettia
Polyscias
Pothos
Primula
Radermachera
Ranunculus
Saintpaulia
Salvia
Sansevieria
Schefflera
Snapdragon
Spathiphyllum
Syngonium
Tulip
Verbena
Vinca
Viola
Xanthosoma
Zinnia


Glossary
References
About the authors
Index
Publish Date: 1992
Format: 3.6" x 8.6" softcover
Pages: 224
Publication Weight: 1 lbs

By Margery L. Daughtrey and A. R. Chase

List Price:79.00

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