Compendium of Beet Diseases and Pests, Second Edition is a complete revision of the first edition and is updated and expanded to provide current and relevant beet (Beta vulgaris L.) production problems in one comprehensive volume. This revision was authored by 28 scientists affiliated with 14 different institutions or organizations, and contains nearly 300 images throughout, approximately 80% of which are new to this volume.
This second edition has been significantly expanded and is organized into several major sections, including a new introduction with brief histories of beet production, botany, and breeding. The remainder of the book is divided into five major parts: biotic disorders, abiotic disorders, postharvest deterioration of sugar beet, major insect and arthropod pests, and newly emerging issues. 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.
This volume includes significantly updated and timely information concerning rhizomania and several other new soilborne viral diseases transmitted by Polymyxa betae. It also includes several emerging production issues of potential concern including development of fungicide resistant strains of Cercospora betae, root disease complexes, and new diseases such as black beet scorch and non-traditional Fusarium-associated problems. Special emphasis was placed on increasing the number of images of plant injury symptoms due to herbicides, nutritional deficiencies, and pathogens and insects – along with their distinguishing characteristics.
Compendium of Beet Diseases and Pests, Second Edition will be useful to field workers, diagnosticians, plant pathologists, extension specialists, agronomists, entomologists, vegetable horticulturists, and master gardeners. Although emphasizing sugar beets, the information will also pertain to problems associated with other forms of beets, including fodder and table (red) beet, and Swiss chard. An extended effort was made to include images and descriptions of production issues affecting these crops as well.
More Images for Accurate Diagnostics! A significantly increased number of images of damage due to diseases, insects, herbicides, and other abiotic disorders which enables growers, consultants, and extension specialists to more readily identify problems affecting their crops.
Easy Identification! Diagnosticians can differentiate among fungal pathogens faster with images depicting hyphal and spore characteristics.
Additional Coverage! Information on other beet types (chard, fodder, and table beets) will help vegetable horticulturists with production problems for this group of crops.
Emerging Issues Section! Timely descriptions of emerging issues will educate workers on new, potentially damaging problems.
New Historical Introduction! A new introduction is included containing brief histories of beet production, botany, and breeding for diseases and insects.
Beet Diseases and Pests Image CD
The new Beet Diseases and Pests Image CD is a companion to the Compendium of Beet Diseases and Pests, Second Edition. This CD is a part of the image collection series and contains all 289 color images and 10 black and white images from the compendium. Use these high quality images in PowerPoint™ presentations and lecture handouts to provide clear examples of diseases, pests, and disorders affecting beets.
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 Beet Diseases and Pests, Second Edition along with step-by-step treatment methods.
Related titles: Compendium of Beet Diseases and Pests, Second Edition and Beet Diseases and Pests Image CD
History of Beet Production and Usage
Botany of the Beet Plant
Breeding for Disease and Insect Resistance
Part I. Biotic Disorders
Pathogens of Beet
Foliar Diseases Caused by Fungi and Oomycetes
Cercospora Leaf Spot
Ramularia Leaf Spot
Phoma Leaf Spot
Alternaria Leaf Spot
Rhizoctonia Foliar Blight
Beet Tumor or Crown Wart
Beet Rust and Seedling Rust
Gray Mold or Botrytis Blight
Root Diseases Caused by Fungi and Oomycetes
Aphanomyces Root Rot
Fusarium Root Rot
Phoma Root Rot
Phytophthora Root Rot
Rhizoctonia Root and Crown Rot
Pythium Root Rot
Violet Root Rot
Phymatotrichum Root Rot
Rhizopus Root Rot
Southern Sclerotium Root Rot
Diseases Caused by Viruses and Viruslike Entities
Viruses Transmitted by Polymyxa betae
Beet necrotic yellow vein virus
Beet soilborne mosaic virus
Beet soilborne virus and Beet virus Q
Soilborne Virus Complex
Virus Yellows Complex
Beet Western Yellows
Beet Mild Yellowing
Beet Yellow Stunt
Beet Leaf Curl
Lettuce Infectious Yellows
Beet Yellow Vein
Beet Yellow Net
Diseases Caused by Bacteria and Mollicutes
Bacterial Vascular Necrosis and Rot
Bacterial Leaf Spot
Syndrome des Basses Richesses
Beet Latent Rosette
Nematode Parasites of Sugar Beet
Sugar Beet Cyst Nematode
False Root-Knot Nematodes
Stem and Bulb Nematode and Potato Rot Nematode
Clover Cyst Nematode
Stubby-Root and Needle Nematodes
Other Nematode Parasites of Beet
Part II. Abiotic Disorders
Yellowing with Green Veining
Herbicide Issues in Beet
Transgenic Sugar Beet
Part III. Postharvest Deterioration of Sugar Beet
Nonsucrose Carbohydrate Accumulation
Minimizing Postharvest Losses
Part IV. Major Insect and Arthropod Pests
Sugarbeet Root Maggot
Palestriped Flea Beetle
Sugarbeet Root Aphid
Leaf and Crown Feeders
Sugarbeet Crown Borer
Beet Petiole Borer
Springtails (Foliar Feeding)
False Chinch Bug
Silverleaf Whitefly (Sweetpotato Whitefly)
Yellow Wilt Leafhopper
Part V. Newly Emerging Issues Affecting Production
Fungicide Resistance in Cercospora beticola
Central High Plains Perspective
Red River Valley Perspective
Multiple Root Disease Complexes
New Diseases of Unknown Importance
Other Fusarium-Associated Problems
Black beet scorch virus
“This second edition of the compendium provides significantly updated and timely information concerning rhizomania and several other new soilborne viral diseases transmitted by Polymyxa betae. It also includes several emerging production issues of potential concern including development of fungicide-resistant strains of Cercospora betae, root disease complexes, and new diseases such as black beet scorch and non-traditional Fusarium-associated problems.”
“The clear color images of plant injury symptoms can readily serve as diagnostic aids for identifying crop problems in the field.”
“…highly recommended…to be considered for purchase by academic and special libraries serving agricultural practitioners and researchers.”
—Journal of Agricultural & Food Information
“The second edition of this compendium is a great improvement on the first… a valuable source of information wherever beet is grown.”
—Journal of Agricultural Science
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Publish Date: 2009
Format: 8.5” x 11” softcover; CD compatible with PC or Mac
ISBN: Multiple ISBN's
Images: 289 color images; 10 black and white images
Publication Weight: 3 lbs
Edited by Robert M. Harveson, Linda E. Hanson, and Gary L. HeinCompendium of Beet Diseases and Pests, Second Edition - Book and Image CD Companion Set