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Diseases of Woody Ornamentals and Trees in Nurseries
Diseases of Woody Ornamentals and Trees in Nurseries
Provides an in-depth guide to integrated disease management and includes 160 color photographs.

"... invaluable to horticulturalists in the USA and Canada but also of interest to extension plant pathologists outside North America and those charged with regulatory aspects of plant health inspection and certification."
—Plant Pathology

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Use the information in this manual to maintain and grow healthy nursery plant stock. Diseases of Woody Ornamentals and Trees in Nurseries covers diagnosis and control of more than 65 ornamental crops (shrubs, ground covers and shade trees) grown in nurseries throughout the United States.

A summary of timely control measures is given for each disease in this book. These control strategies provide an in-depth guide to integrated disease management including, cultural control, sanitation, resistance, fungicides and bactericides as well as information on control of various pathogen groups. Many of the crop chapters include information on cultivar resistance to plant disease. The role of recycled water in disease development and ways to manage pathogens in recycled irrigation water is also covered. Readers are helped further by 160 color plates illustrating disease symptoms, tissue culture techniques to eliminate pathogens from propagation stock, a state-by-state list of disease occurrences to make you aware of local problems, and an explanation of the role of plant diagnostic clinics in assisting nurseries in disease diagnosis.

Diseases of Woody Ornamentals and Trees in Nurseries presents essential information on important nursery crop issues. It explains peer-reviewed horticultural practices in relation to the prevention, diagnosis and control of diseases on nursery stock and may be used by anyone involved with the care of these valuable plants including: nursery professionals, extension specialists, county agents, growers, tree-care professionals, master gardeners, researchers, educators, and regulatory personnel.

Diseases of Woody Ornamentals and Trees in Nurseries


USDA Plant Hardiness Zone Map
Plant Disease Development


Abiotic Cause of Disease

Abiotic Diseases of Woody Ornamentals


Biotic Cause of Disease

Fungi
Bacteria
Nematodes
Viruses
Phytoplasmas
Botrytis Blight (Gray Mold)
Crown Gall
Cylindrocladium Diseases
Damping-Off of Seeds and Seedlings and Cutting Rot
Nematode Diseases
Phytophthora Root Rot and Dieback
Powdery Mildew
Diseases Caused by Pseudomonas syringae
Rhizoctonia Web Blight
Southern Blight (Sclerotium rolfsii)
Verticillium Wilt (Verticillium dahliae)


Diseases of Specific Crops

Arborvitae
Ash
Aucuba (Japanese Laurel)
Azalea
Barberry
Birch
Boxwood
Camellia
Cedrus
Cotoneaster
Crapemyrtle
Cryptomeria
Daphne
Dogwood
Eleagnus
Elm
English Ivy
Euonymus
Fatsia and × Fatshedera
Fir
Flowering Crabapple
Flowering Pear
Forsythia
Gardenia
Ginkgo
Hawthorn
Hibiscus
Holly
Honeylocust
Hydrangea
Indian Hawthorn
Ixora
Juniper
Leucothoe
Leyland Cypress
Ligustrum
Lilac
Linden
Lonicera (Honeysuckle)
Magnolia
Maple
Mountain Laurel
Nandina (Heavenly Bamboo)
Oleander
Osmanthus
Palm
Photinia
Pieris
Pine
Pittosporum
Podocarpus (Southern Yew)
Poplar
Prunus
Pyracantha
Redbud
Rhododendron
Rose
Sourwood
Spirea
Sycamore and Planetree
Taxus
Ternstroemia
Tuliptree
Viburnum
Wax Myrtle (Bayberry)


Disease Management

An Introduction to the Management of Infectious Plant Diseases In the Nursery
Integrated Disease Management in the Nursery
Sanitation: Plant Health from Start to Finish
Horticultural Practices to Reduce Disease Development
Control of Fungal Diseases
Control of Bacterial Diseases
Control of Viral Diseases
Control of Nematode Diseases
Fungicides for Ornamental Crops in the Nursery
Bactericides
Disease Management For Nurseries Using Recycling Irrigation Systems
Disease Resistance
Mycorrhiza Effects on Diseases
Biological Control of Woody Ornamental Diseases
Plant Problem Diagnosis and Plant Diagnostic Clinics
Tissue Culture of Woody Plants
Regulatory Control


Appendix
Diseases of Woody Ornamentals and Trees by State
Glossary
Publish Date: 2001
Format: 8.5” x 11” softcover
ISBN: 978-0-89054-264-4
Pages: 350
Images: 160 color images
Publication Weight: 4 lbs

Edited by Ronald K. Jones and D. Michael Benson

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