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Compendium of Nut Crop Diseases in Temperate Zones
Compendium of Nut Crop Diseases in Temperate Zones
"This is a book useful to anyone working with nut crops."
—Nematolgia Meditterana

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Compendium of Nut Crop Diseases in Temperate Zones covers diseases and disorders of almond, hazelnut, pecan, pistachio, and English walnut crops. Learn to identify and control major and minor diseases of nut crops. Practical and easy to use, disease identification is strengthened with 189 color photographs and complete pathogen descriptions.

In addition to complete coverage of symptoms, pathogen description, epidemiology, and control recommendations, this book also provides a fundamental explanation of environmental and cultural practices that affect disease development.

This practical guide is essential for anyone working with nut crops, including: horticulturalists, nursery personnel, extension agents, county agents, regulatory personnel, growers, crop advisors, entomologists, plant pathologists, students and teachers.

Compendium of Nut Crop Diseases in Temperate Zones


Part I: Diseases and Disorders Affecting Several Nut Crops

Diseases Caused by Fungi

Armillaria Root Disease
Cotton Root Rot
Kernal Decay
Phytophthora Diseases
Powdery Mildew
Rosellinia Root Rot
Verticillium Wilt
Wood Decay

Disease Caused by a Bacterium

Crown Gall

Diseases Caused by Nematodes

Dagger Nematodes (Xiphinema spp.)
Ring Nematodes (Mesocriconema spp.)
Root-Knot Nematodes (Meloidogyne spp.)
Root-Lesion Nematodes (Pratylenchus spp.)

Noninfectious Disorders

Cold Injury and Heat Injury
Nutritional Disorders

Part II: Almond Diseases

Introduction

Diseases Caused by Fungi

Alternaria Leaf Spot
Anthracnose
Armillaria Root Disease
Band Canker
Brown Rot
Ceratocystis Canker
Green Fruit Rot
Hull Rot
Kernal Decay
Leaf Blight
Leaf Curl
Leucostoma Canker
Phomopsis Canker and Fruit Rot
Phytophthora Diseases
Powdery Mildew
Red Leaf Blotch
Rosellinia Root Rot
Rust
Scab
Shot Hole
Verticillium Wilt
Wood Decay

Diseases Caused by Bacteria

Almond Leaf Scorch
Bacterial Canker
Bacterial Hyperplastic Canker
Bacterial Spot
Crown Gall

Diseases Caused by Phytoplasmas

Almond Brown-Line and Decline and Kernal Shrivel
European Stone Fruit Yellows
X-Disease

Diseases Caused by Viruses

Calico
Mediterranean Almond Viruses
Peach Mosaic
Peach Yellow Bud Mosaic

Diseases Caused by Nematodes
Disorders of Uncertain Cause

Almond Stem Pitting
Foamy Canker

Noninfectious Disorders

Cold Injury and Heat Injury
Corky Spot
Kernal Defects
Noninfectious Bud-Failure
Nonproductive Syndrome
Nonproductive Syndrome
Nutritional Disorders
Union Mild Etch

Part III: Hazelnut Diseases

Introduction

Diseases Caused by Fungi

Armillaria Root Disease
Eastern Filbert Blight
Kernal Decay
Leaf Spots and Bud Diseases
Powdery Mildew
Wood Decay

Diseases Caused by Bacteria

Bacterial Blight
Bacterial Canker
Crown Gall

Diseases Caused by a Phytoplasma

Hazelnut Yellows

Diseases Caused by Viruses

Hazelnut Mosaic

Diseases Caused by Nematodes
Disorders of Uncertain Cause

Filbert Stunt Syndrome

Noninfectious Disorders

Blanks, Brown Stain, and Catkin Blast
Cold Injury and Heat Injury
Nutritional Disorders

Part IV: Pecan Diseases

Introduction

Diseases Caused By Fungi

Anthracnose
Armillaria Root Diseases
Brown Leaf Spot
Cotton Root Rot
Downy Spot
Kernal Decay
Minor Pecan Foliar Diseases
Phytophthora Shuck and Kernal Rot
Powdery Mildew
Scab
Vein Spot
Verticillium Wilt
Wood Decay
Zonate Leaf Spot

Diseases Caused by Bacteria

Crown Rot
Pecan Bacterial Leaf Scorch

Diseases Caused by a Phytoplasma

Bunch Disease

Diseases Caused By Nermatodes
Disorders of Uncertain Cause

Mouse Ear
Shuck Disorders

Noninfectious Disorders

Cold Injury and Heat Injury
Fruit Split
Lightning Injury
Nutritional Disorders
Premature Germination
Sooty Mold

Part V: Pistachio Diseases

Introduction

Diseases Caused by Fungi

Alternaria Late Blight
Armillaria Root Disease
Aspergillus Fruit Rot
Blossom and Shoot Blight
Cotton Root Rot
Eutypa Dieback
Gum Canker
Kernal Decay
Panicle and Shoot Blight
Phomopsis Blight
Phytophthora Diseases
Powdery Mildew
Rosellinia Root Rot
Rust
Sclerotinia Blight
Seedling Blight
Septoria Leaf Spots
Stem Canker
Stigmatomycosis
Verticillium Wilt
Wood Decay

Diseases Caused by Nematodes
Disorders of Uncertain Cause

Bacterial Dieback
Damage by Other Means
Dieback and Canker
Peters Scorch
Pin Size Lesion

Noninfectious Disorders

Cold Injury and Heat Injury
Epicarp Lesion and Kernal Necrosis
Hull Rupture
Nutritional Disorders
Shell Staining

Part VI: Walnut Diseases

Introduction

Diseases Caused by Fungi

Alternaria Leaf Spot
Anthracnose
Armillaria Root Disease
Branch Wilt
Cotton Root Rot
Cylindrocarpon Dieback
Downy Leaf Spot
Kernal Decay
Melanconium Dieback
Other Fungal Diseases

Diseases Caused by Bacteria

Crown Rot
Deep Bark Canker
Shallow Bark Canker
Walnut Blight

Diseases Caused by a Virus

Blackline

Diseases Caused by Nematodes
Disorders of Uncertain Cause

Brown Apical Necrosis
Stem Canker

Noninfectious Disorders

Apoplexy
Cold Injury and Heat Injury
Mesophyll Collapse
Nutritional Disorders
Oilless Nuts
Pistillate Flower Abscission

Index

"This is a book useful to anyone working with nut crops."
—Nematolgia Meditterana

Publish Date: 2002
Format: 8.5” x 11” softcover
ISBN: 978-0-89054-284-2
Pages: 100
Images: 189 color images; 22 black and white images
Publication Weight: 2 lbs

Edited by Beth L. Teviotdale, Themis J. Michailides, and Jay W. Pscheidt

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