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Compendium of Onion and Garlic and Companion CD-ROM
Compendium of Onion and Garlic and Companion CD-ROM
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Compendium of Onion and Garlic Diseases and Pests, Second Edition provides an updated, comprehensive, authoritative, and modern account of onion and garlic diseases and insect pests. It covers over 75 diseases including infectious and noninfectious diseases. The new edition contains nearly 250 color photographs of onion and garlic disease symptoms with expert descriptions of the identifying characteristics of symptoms and their causal agents. In addition to disease coverage, the new edition identifies the crop’s most damaging pests, the symptoms they cause, and methods to control and prevent them.

Disease management practices should be economical and must be compatible with the environment and the production system. Thus, many options for onion and garlic disease management are discussed. The description of each disease includes a general account of its importance and world distribution, symptoms, causal organism or agent, disease cycle and epidemiology, management, and selected references. The references document the descriptions and may be consulted for further information.

This compendium is designed to assist in the diagnosis of onion and garlic diseases and pests, in the field, laboratory, or diagnostic clinic, and to provide recommendations for management of onion and garlic diseases and pests. The compendium will be useful to plant pathologists, entomologists, nematologists, crop production specialists, growers, diagnostic clinicians, students, regulatory agents, crop consultants, agribusiness representatives, educators, researchers, and others interested in the recognition or management of onion and garlic diseases throughout the world.


Image CD-ROM


A companion to the Compendium of Onion and Garlic Diseases and Pests, 2nd Edition, the new Onion and Garlic Diseases & Pests Image CD-ROM is part of the image collection series and contains all 250 color images and 17 black and white illustrations from the compendium. Use these high quality images in PowerPoint™  presentations and lecture handouts to provide unmistakably clear examples of the diseases of onion and garlic. Easily browse through images categorized by causal agent. Simply save images to your desktop and then paste into your PowerPoint™  presentation. Captions are included with images as well as in a separate text file for easy insertion into presentations and documents. Detailed diagnostic information on diseases and disorders can be found in the Compendium of Onion and Garlic Diseases and Pests, Second Edition along with step-by-step treatment methods.


Related Titles: Compendium of Onion and Garlic Diseases and Pests, Second Edition and Onion and Garlic Diseases and Pests Image CD-ROM

Introduction

The Genus Allium
Onion and Garlic Diseases
Onion and Garlic Pathogens
Onion and Garlic Disease and Pest Management

Part I: Infectious/Biotic Diseases

Diseases of Subterranean Parts Caused by Fungi and Oomycetes

Pythium Seed Rot and Damping-Off
Rhizoctonia Seed Rot and Seedling Diseases
Fusarium Diseases
Fusarium Damping-Off
Fusarium Basal Rot
Fusarium Basal Rot of Garlic
Fusarium Bulb Rot of Onion and Garlic
Embellisia Skin Blotch and Bulb Canker of Garlic
Charcoal Rot
Pink Root
Sclerotinia Rot
Southern Blight
White Rot

Diseases of Aerial Parts Caused by Fungi and Oomycetes

Botrytis Diseases
Botrytis Leaf Blight
Scape Blight of Onion
Flower and Capsule Blight of Onion
Botrytis Rot of Garlic
Downy Mildew
Leaf Blotch
Cercospora Leaf Spot
Phyllosticta Leaf Blight
Powdery Mildew
Purple Blotch
Rust
Smut
Stemphylium Leaf Blight and Stalk Rot
Twister

Diseases of Bulbs Caused by Fungi

Neck Rot
Brown Stain
Other Botrytis Rots
Black Mold
Penicillium Decay of Garlic
Blue Mold
Diplodia Stain
Mushy Rot
Smudge

Diseases Caused by Bacteria and Yeasts

Xanthomonas Leaf Blight
Leaf Streak and Bulb Rot
Soft Rots
Other Bacterial Soft Rots
Slippery Skin
Sour Skin
Center Rot
Bacterial Stalk and Leaf Necrosis
Enterobacter Bulb Decay
Other Bacterial Diseases
Yeast Soft Rot

Diseases Caused by Nematodes

Stem and Bulb Nematode (Bloat)
Lesion Nematode
Root-Knot Nematode
Stubby-Root Nematode
Sting Nematode
Needle Nematode

Diseases Caused by Viruses and Phytoplasmas

Onion Yellow Dwarf
Garlic Mosaic Iris Yellow Spot
Other Viral Diseases
Aster Yellows (Phytoplasma)

Parasitic Flowering Plants

Dodder


Part II: Pests

Onion Maggot
Other Root Maggots
Thrips
Leafminers
Cutworms and Armyworms
Bulb Mites
Aster Leafhopper
Shallot Aphid

Part III: Noninfectious/Abiotic Conditions

Temperature Stress
Air Pollution
Hail and Lightning Injury
Chemical Response
Soil Acidity, Alkalinity (pH), and Salinity
Mineral Deficiencies and Toxicities
Genetic Abnormalities
Greening
Pinking
Sunscald
Translucent and Leathery Scale
Waxy Breakdown

Appendix
Glossary
Index

“This book provides an updated, comprehensive, authoritative, and modern account of onion and garlic diseases and pests.”
—CABI

“…a lovely book…a must for everyone having anything to do with onions. Congratulations on this excellent job! This should be available in all university libraries and colleges where mycology and plant pathology is taught or researched, also by growers of onion and extentionists.”
—Fungal Diversity

“…well presented, easy to read, very informative and very well illustrated. It is a useful guide that would be of great help to all those involved in the teaching, study and cultivation of onion and garlic in different countries.”
—Nematologia Mediterranea

The superb illustrations and photographs are carefully inserted within the text and provide interested readers with outstanding visuals. This volume with be invaluable for commercial growers and backyard onion and garlic growers, as well as for pest management specialists, crop consultants, agricultural agents, graduate students, and professors. Highly recommended.”
—CHOICE

Licensing Terms for Image CD

Single-User License: Purchasers are entitled to utilize this product to create their own works for presentation and teaching. You may use images from the product in your PowerPoint™  presentations as well as other works such as lecture handouts and customized course packs for your classroom. You may not transfer reproductions of the software or presentations to other parties in any way and may not lend, lease, or rent the product to others without the prior written consent of APS PRESS. You may not make the product available by network.

Multi-User License: Departmental purchasers are entitled to make this product available on a department Local Area Network (LAN) for use by staff and students of that department at a single location. You may not transfer reproductions of the software or presentations to other parties in any way and may not lend, lease, or rent the product to others without the prior written consent of APS PRESS.

Libraries Multi-User License: Libraries may physically lend this product to patrons who are then allowed to use the product according to the same entitlements and restrictions as indicated in the Single-User License description above.

For other uses, or to identify which license you purchased, please contact aps@scisoc.org.

Publish Date: 2008
Format: 8.5” x 11” softcover; CD-ROM compatible with PC or Mac
ISBN: Multiple ISBN's
Pages: 127
Images: 250 color images; 17 black and white images
Publication Weight: 3 lbs

Edited by Howard F. Schwartz and S. Krishna Mohan

Compendium of Onion and Garlic Diseases and Pests, Second Edition - Book and Image CD-ROM Companion Set

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