Collins Photoguide Pests, Diseases and Disorders of Garden Plants

Collins Photoguide Pests, Diseases and Disorders of Garden Plants

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Overview

Collins Photoguide Pests, Diseases and Disorders of Garden Plants by Stefan Buczacki, Brian Hargreaves, Keith Harris

This is a practical guide to dealing with the pests, diseases and disorders that commonly affect fruit, vegetables, trees and ornamental garden plants. The A-Z of symptoms lists all the common garden plants, and describes likely causes of problems cross-referenced to the rest of the book.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780002200639
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 08/28/1998
Series: Gardening and Plans
Pages: 640
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 5.43(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements 7(2)
Preface 9(2)
How to use this book 11(3)
General Introduction 14(29)
Symptoms
biology
treatment
natural control factors
non-chemical treatments
hygiene
cultivation
rotation
resistant plants
hand-picking
barriers
repellents and scaring devices
traps
biological control
other non-chemical treatments
chemical treatments
pesticides
the law and garden plant health
A-Z Key to symptoms
43(86)
Colour plates
129(482)
Pests
Eelworms
226(8)
Slugs and snails
234(3)
Earthworms
237(1)
Enchytraeid worms
238(1)
Millepedes
238(2)
Symphylids
240(1)
Woodlice
240(1)
Springtails
241(1)
Crickets
242(1)
Bush crickets
243(1)
Grasshoppers
243(1)
Stick insects
243(1)
Earwigs
244(1)
Cockroaches
245(1)
Lace bugs
246(1)
Capsid bugs
247(2)
Froghoppers
249(1)
Leafhoppers
250(2)
Psyllids
252(2)
Whiteflies
254(4)
Aphids
258(22)
Adelgids
280(2)
Phylloxerids
282(1)
Scale insects
283(5)
Mealybugs
288(2)
Thrips
290(3)
Caterpillars
293(23)
Flies
316(14)
Sawflies
330(6)
Gall wasps
336(2)
Ants
338(2)
Wasps
340(1)
Leaf-cutter bees
341(1)
Bumble bees
341(1)
Burrowing bees
342(1)
Beetles
342(15)
Mites
357(11)
Birds
368(5)
Mammals
373(10)
Diseases
Rusts
383(21)
Smuts
404(5)
Downy mildews
409(5)
Powdery mildews
414(9)
Sooty moulds
423(1)
White blisters
423(1)
Needle casts
424(1)
Wilts
425(4)
Cankers and diebacks
429(18)
Galls, witches' brooms and leaf-curls
447(7)
Scabs
454(5)
Bulb, corm and tuber rots
459(6)
Flower and bud rots
465(3)
Fruit and vegetable rots
468(12)
Root and foot rots (herbaceous plants)
480(10)
Tree and shrub rots
490(10)
Stem and leaf rots (herbaceous plants)
500(11)
Spots
511(30)
Slime moulds
541(1)
Lichens
542(1)
Algae
543(1)
Harmful flowering plants
543(2)
Specific replant effects
545(1)
Root nodules
546(1)
Mycorrhiza
546(1)
Viruses and virus-like organisms
547(42)
Disorders
Mineral nutrient deficiencies
589(8)
Nitrogen
590(1)
Phosphorus
591(1)
Potassium
591(1)
Calcium
592(2)
Magnesium
594(1)
Iron
594(1)
Manganese
595(1)
Boron
596(1)
Copper
597(1)
Molybdenum
597(1)
Non-nutritional disorders
597(14)
Drought
598(1)
Frost
599(2)
High temperature
601(1)
Light
602(1)
Lightning
602(1)
Precipitation
602(1)
Water-logging
603(1)
Wind
603(1)
Disturbed growth phenomena
604(2)
Genetic disturbances
606(1)
Mechanical injuries
606(1)
Pollutants
607(4)
Sources of further information 611(6)
Glossary 617(4)
Picture credits 621(1)
Index 622

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