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Compendium of Flowering Potted Plant Diseases
Compendium of Flowering Potted Plant Diseases
A reference for the diseases that affect flowering potted plants.
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Because many potted plant species are typically produced with one operation, it is especially challenging for the grower to be thoroughly informed regarding all the potential disease problems. Regular monitoring should be conducted with full awareness of the diseases important to each crop.

This book is an essential reference to preventing, diagnosing, and controlling diseases of most flowering potted plants. Complete pathogen descriptions, excellent color photos, and step-by-step advice will make this ideal for the grower and diagnostician alike.


This title is also available in Spanish.

Compendium of Flowering Potted Plant Diseases


Part I: Infectious Diseases


Diseases Caused by Fungi

Leaf Spots and Blights

Alternaria Leaf Spot of Geranium
Alternaria Leaf Spot and Blight of Poinsettia
Alternaria Leaf Spot of Cineraria
Bipolaris Stem Rot and Leaf Spot of Holiday Cactus
Botrytis Blight
Cercospora Leaf Spot of Geranium
Choanephora Wet Rot of Poinsettia
Anemone Leaf Curl Caused by Colletotrichum sp.
Cyclamen Anthracnose caused by Glomerella cingulata
Cyclamen Anthracnose caused by Cryptocline cyclaminis
Corynespora Leaf Spot on Catharanthus, Hydrangea, Poinsettia, and Saintpaulia
White Smut of Dahlia
Myrothecium Leaf Spot on Begonia, Gardenia, Gloxinia,and New Guinea Impatiens
Cyclamen Stunt and Ramularia Leaf Spot of Cyclamen and Primula
Rhizopus Blight of Poinsettia, Gerbera, Crossandra, and Catharanthus
Scab (Spot Anthracnose) of Poinsettia
Stemphylium Leaf Spot of Kalanchoe


Stem Canker Diseases

Nectria Canker of Exacum
Phomopsis Canker of Gardenia


Minor Leaf, Flower, and Stem Diseases

Root and Crown Rot Diseases

Cylindrocarpon Root, Corm, and Petiole Rot of Cyclamen
Fusarium Root, Crown and Stem Rot
Diseases Caused by Rhizoctonia solani
Diseases Caused by Sclerotinia sclerotiorum
Diseases Caused by Thielaviopsis basicola
Minor Root Diseases


Diseases Caused by Oomycetes

Diseases Caused by Pythium spp.
Diseases Caused by Phytophthora cryptogea
Diseases Caused by Phytophthora parasitica
White Rusts
Downy Mildews


Powdery Mildew Diseases

Rust Diseases

Geranium Rust
Fuchsia Rust
Anemone Rust


Vascular Wilt Diseases

Vascular Wilts Caused by Fusarium oxysporum
Fusarium Wilt of Cyclamen
Verticillium Wilt


Diseases Caused by Bacteria

Crown Gall
Bacterial Blight of Poinsettia
Diseases caused by Soft Rot Erwinia spp.
Pseudomonas Leaf Spot of Bougainvillea
Leaf Spots Caused by Pseudomonas cichorri
Southern Wilt
Leaf Spots caused by Pathovars of Pseudomonas syringae
Greasy Canker of Poinsettia
Bacterial Fasciation


Diseases Caused by Pathovars of Xanthomonas campestris

Bacterial Blight of Geranium
Bacterial Leaf Spot of Begonia
Xanthomonas Leaf Spot of Poinsettia
Bacterial Spot of Capsicum
Bacterial Leaf Spot of Gardenia


Diseases Caused by Phytoplasmas

Hydrangea Virescence


Diseases Caused by Viruses

Alfalfa Mosaic Virus of Geranium, Hydrangea and Primula
Bean Yellow Mosaic of Lisianthus
Borad Bean Wilt of Begonia and Lisianthus
Cucumber Mosaic
Dahlia Mosaic
Hibiscus Chlorotic Ringspot
Hydrangea Ringspot
Kalanchoe Top Spotting
Pelargonium Flower Break
Poinsettia Mosaic
Tobacco Mosaic
Tobacco Ringspot of Clerodendrum, Dahlia, Geranium, Hydrangea, Sinningia, Begonia, and Impatiens
Tobacco Streak Virus of Dahlia and Impatiens
Tomato Bushy Stunt Virus of Geranium and Primula
Tomato Ringspot of Geranium and Hydrangea
Tomato Spotted Wilt and Impatiens Necrotic Spot


Diseases Caused by Nematodes

Root Knot Nematode
Foliar Nematodes
Stem and Bulb Nematodes and Potato Rot Nematodes

Part II: Noninfectious Diseases and Arthropod Injuries

Air Pollution Injury
Nutrient Disorders
Edema
Pesticide and Growth Regulator Injuries
Insect and Mite Injuries

Glossary
Index
Publish Date: 1995
Format: 8.5" × 11" softcover
ISBN: 978-0-89054-202-6
Pages: 90
Images: 248 color images; 60 black and white images
Publication Weight: 2 lbs

By Margery L. Daughtrey, Robert L. Wick, and Joseph L. Peterson

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