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Peanut Health Management
Peanut Health Management
Complete and authoritative handbook on the health of peanut crop.

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Peanut Health Management is part of the interdisciplinary Plant Health Management Series. This series is designed to define each of the steps in a holistic preplanting, postplanting, and postharvest peanut program.

In Peanut Health Management, virtually every peanut production practice is examined in relation to crop health management. Learn to diagnose, prevent, and control complications caused by weeds, pests, insects, climate, malnutrition, microorganisms and more. The efficiency, profitability, and environmental quality this guide lends to peanut production will make it ideal for seed and aommercial growers, researchers, field consultants, extension specialists, farm advisors, students, and professionals in all aspects of the peanut industry.

In Peanut Health Management, editors Hassan A. Melouk and Frederick M. Shokes have compiled the writings of 18 well-known professionals from disciplines such as:

  • Soil Science
  • Plant Pathology
  • Weed Science
  • Entomology
  • Nematology
  • and Crop Science

This book is a unique, holistic, and comprehensive guide to crop protection.

Peanut Health Management

Chapter 1: Plant Health Management in Peanut Production

F. M. Shokes and H. A. Melouk

Chapter 2: Site Selection, Land Preparation, and Management of Soil Fertility

F. R. Cox an J. R. Sholar

Chapter 3: Peanut Growth and Development

Darold L. Ketring and Julia L. Reid

Chapter 4: Selection of Peanut Cultivars

O. D. Smith and C. E. Simpson

Chapter 5: Harvesting, Storage, and Quality of Peanuts

Timothy H. Sanders

Chapter 6: Reducing Physiological and Environmental Disorders of Peanut

Craig Kvien

Chapter 7: Management of Weeds

B. J. Brecke

Chapter 8: Management of Peanut Insects and Other Arthropods

Joe E. Funderburk and Rick L. Brandenburg

Chapter 9: Viral Diseases and Their Management

J. L. Sherwood and H. A. Melouk

Chapter 10: Management of Foliar Diseases Caused by Fungi

F. W. Nutter, Jr., and F. M. Shokes

Chapter 11: Management of Soilborne Fungal Pathogens

H. A. Melouk and P. A. Backman

Chapter 12: Management of Nematode Pests

D. W. Dickson and H. A. Melouk

Chapter 13: Management of Mycotoxins in Peanut

David M. Wilson

Chapter 14: Pesticide Application Techniques for Peanut Health Management

Thomas A. Kucharek

Chapter 15: Economics and Impacts of Decision-Making in Peanut Health Management

T. D. Hewitt and F. M. Shokes

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Publish Date: 1995
Format: 8.5" × 11" softcover
ISBN: 978-0-89054-203-3
Pages: 117
Images: 113 color images; 21 black and white images
Publication Weight: 1 lbs

Edited by H. A. Melouk and F. M. Shokes

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