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Compendium of Raspberry and Blackberry, 2nd Ed (25 copies)
Compendium of Raspberry and Blackberry, 2nd Ed (25 copies)
  • High-quality images to help you diagnose diseases, insect pests, and disorders
  • Learn effective best management practices for pest management
  • Employ the latest cultural practices to protect crops in the distribution chain


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Raspberries and blackberries are a perennial favorite among consumers. Unfortunately, they are also a favorite host crop for pests. Protect your plants with the most up-to-date and comprehensive resource available: the Compendium of Raspberry and Blackberry Diseases and Pests, Second Edition.

This completely revised edition helps users quickly identify and manage raspberry and blackberry diseases, insect pests, and abiotic orders with practical management information and more than 200 high-quality images for diagnosis. It is your best defense against pests and disorders that threaten the health and yields of these two popular bramble plants, from the roots and crown to their flowers, fruits, and leaves.

This important new book reflects the latest practices for managing diseases in organic and high-tunnel production systems. Pest coverage is wide and applicable to many of the world’s growing regions for these crops. The second edition also covers new diseases and viruses that have been identified since the first edition and adds 50 pages as well as 50 additional symptom images. Specific pest coverage includes:

  • Bacterial, fungal, and viral diseases
  • Insect and mite pests
  • Abiotic disorders, such as herbicide injury and environmental stressors
  • Diseases caused by an alga
  • Diseases caused by a phytoplasma
  • The use and effects of cultural practices
  • The development of healthy planting materials in the nursery/greenhouse industry

Each section includes information on symptoms, causal organisms, distribution, diagnostic features or detection methods, and management strategies.

The Compendium of Raspberry and Blackberry Diseases and Pests, Second Edition is ideal for commercial growing operations, nurseries, crop consultants, extension educators, diagnosticians, plant pathologists, entomologists, horticulturists, regulators, and gardeners.

Quantity Discounts Are Available for Easy Distribution to

  • Managers, field staff, contract growers, and others involved in your commercial operation
  • VIP clients and customers in the berry industry
  • Colleagues in state and county extension
  • Fellow researchers and diagnosticians at your institution

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Compendium of Raspberry and Blackberry Diseases and Pests, Second Edition (25 pack)


The Genus Rubus
Raspberry and Blackberry Production Systems

Part I. Diseases Caused by Biotic Factors

Cane and Foliar Diseases Caused by Fungi and Oomycetes

Cane Blight
Midge Blight
Spur Blight
Cane Botrytis
Purple Blotch
Ascospora Dieback
Botryosphaeria Cane Canker of Blackberry
Rosette of Blackberry
Downy Mildew
Powdery Mildew
Raspberry Leaf Spot Septoria Leaf Spot of Blackberry
Sydowiella and Gnomonia Cane Cankers
Nectria Canker of Raspberry
Silver Leaf

Fruit and Flower Diseases Caused by Fungi

Botrytis Fruit Rot and Blossom Blight
Postharvest Soft Rot
Minor Fruit Rots
Stamen Blight
Rust Diseases
Orange Rust
Cane and Leaf Rust
Yellow Rust
Late Leaf Rust
Blackberry Rust
Minor Rust Diseases

Root and Crown Diseases Caused by Fungi and Oomycetes

Phytophthora Root Rot
Verticillium Wilt
Armillaria Root Rot
White Root Rot
Fusarium Wilt

Diseases Caused by Bacteria

Crown and Cane Gall
Fire Blight
Pseudomonas Blight
Leafy Gall
Hairy Root

Disease Caused by a Phytoplasma

Leafhopper-Transmitted Disease
Rubus Stunt

Disease Caused by a Parasitic Alga

Orange Felt Disease

Diseases Caused by Viruses and Viruslike Agents

Introduction to Diseases Caused by Viruses and Viruslike Agents
Blackberry Yellow Vein Disease
Raspberry Mosaic Disease
Apple Mosaic
Blackberry Calico
Blackberry virus F
Cherry Leaf Roll
Cucumber Mosaic
Nematode-Transmitted Viruses
Raspberry latent virus
Raspberry Leaf Blotch
Raspberry Leaf Curl
Raspberry Vein Chlorosis
Raspberry Bushy Dwarf
Sowbane mosaic virus
Strawberry necrotic shock virus

Other Viruses and Viruslike Agents

Diseases Caused by Nematodes

Root-Lesion Nematodes
Dagger and Needle Nematodes
Other Nematodes

Part II. Arthropod Pests

Insects that Damage Roots and Crowns

Raspberry Crown Borer
Root Weevils
Strawberry Crown Moth

Insects that Damage Fruit

Japanese Beetle
Green June Beetle
Rose Chafer
Lygus Bugs
Raspberry Bud Moth
Picnic Beetles
Raspberry Fruitworm
Spotted Wing Drosophila
Strawberry Bud Weevil
Eastern Flower Thrips
Multicolored Asian Lady Beetle

Insects that Damage Foliage

Raspberry Aphids
Climbing Cutworms
Blackberry Psyllid
Winter Moth and Bruce Spanworm
Raspberry Sawflies
Blackberry Leafminer
Spider Mites
Dryberry Mite
Redberry Mite

Insects that Damage Canes

Rednecked Cane Borer
Raspberry Cane Maggot
Raspberry Cane Midge
Raspberry Cane Borer
Tree Crickets
Rose Scale
Stalk Borer

Insect Contaminants of Mechanically Harvested Fruit

Part III. Disorders Caused by Abiotic Factors

Nutritional Disorders

Herbicide Injury

Preemergent Herbicides
Postemergent Herbicides

Translocatable Herbicides
Contact Herbicides
Volatile Herbicides
Correcting Herbicide Excesses

Environmental Stress

Soil Moisture
Solar Injury

Part IV. Effects of Cultural Practices on Disease

Using Disease- and Insect-Resistant Cultivars
Excluding and Reducing Pathogen Populations
Protected Cropping Systems

Part V. Development of Healthy Planting Materials

Raspberry Certification Programs in North America
The Rubus Certification Scheme in the United Kingdom
Nursery Production of Virus-Indexed Planting Material
International Regulations Regarding Exchange of Rubus Plant Material


Publish Date: 1/1/17
Format: 8.5" x 11" softcover
ISBN: 978-0-89054-569-0
Pages: 175
Images: 208 images
Publication Weight: 34 lbs

Edited by Robert R. Martin, Michael A. Ellis, Brian Williamson, and Roger N. Williams

Compendium of Raspberry and Blackberry Diseases and Pests, Second Edition (25 pack)

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