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Compendium of Chrysanthemum Diseases
Compendium of Chrysanthemum Diseases

An essential reference for the diseases of chrysanthemum.

Item No. 41779

This essential reference contains 56 color photographs and accompanying text for identification, prevention, diagnosing, and controlling chrysanthemum diseases. Diseases are arranged according to casual agents for easy reference. Infectious diseases caused by fungi, bacteria, viruses, viroids, phytoplasmas, and nematodes are covered first followed by noninfectious diseases caused by physiological problems, environmental imbalances, air pollution, pesticide toxicity, and nutritional deficiencies and toxicities. A glossary, index, and selected references are also included.

Compendium of Chrysanthemum Diseases


Part 1: Infectious Diseases

Diseases Caused by Fungi
Ascochyta Ray Blight
Brown Rust
Fusarium Wilt
Septoria Leaf Spots
Verticillium Wilt
Powdery Mildew
Pythium Root and Basal Stem Rot
Rhizoctonia Stem Rot
Sclerotinia Stem Rot (Cottony Stem Rot)
Botrytis Petal Blight
White Rust
Ray Speck
Itersonilia Petal Blight

Diseases Caused by Bacteria

Bacterial Blight
Bacterial Leaf Spot
Crown Gall
Bacterial Fascination

Diseases Caused by Viruses and Viruslike Agents

Chrysanthemum Stunt
Chrysanthemum Chlorotic Mottle
Chrysanthemum Mosaic
Chrysanthemum Aspermy
Chrysanthemum Phloem Necrosis
Tomato Spotted Wilt
Aster Yellows

Diseases Caused by Nematodes

Aphelenchoides spp.
Meloidogyne spp.
Pratylenchus spp.

Detection and Control of Systemic Pathogens

Culture Indexing and Virus Detection
General Control Measures

Part 2: Noninfectious Disorders

Diagnosis of Abiotic Disorders
Nutritional Disorders


Publish Date: 1997
Format: 8.5" x 11" softcover
ISBN: 978-0-89054-177-7
Pages: 88
Images: 58 color images; 40 black and white images
Publication Weight: 2 lbs

Edited by R. Kenneth Horst and Paul E. Nelson

List Price:105.00

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