Fungoid and Insect Pests of the Farm

Fungoid and Insect Pests of the Farm

by F. R. Petherbridge


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First published in 1923, as the second edition of a 1916 original, this book presents a practical introduction to farm and garden pests. The text was was written to provide a guide to the more common pests affecting crops so that market gardeners and farmers could increase their yields. Numerous illustrative figures are included, together with appendices. This book will be of value to anyone with an interest in insects, agriculture and the history of science.

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781107658127
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 12/19/2013
Pages: 186
Product dimensions: 5.24(w) x 7.99(h) x 0.39(d)

Table of Contents

Part I: 1. Introduction to fungi; 2. Potato disease and allied diseases; 3. Finger and toe, and wart disease; 4. Mildews; 5. Ergot and clover sickness; 6. Rusts; 7. Smuts; Part II: 8. Introduction to insects; 9. Butterflies and moths; 10. Beetles; 11. Flies; 12. Aphides and sawflies; 13. Eelworms; Appendix; Index.

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