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  • Field Manual of Diseases on Grasses and Native Plantsby R. Kenneth Horst

    Springer 2013; US$ 139.00

    The Grasses and Native Plants manual is a reference manual on diseases which attack grasses, forage, native flowers, and weeds. The manual identifies various types of diseases which are known to invade these plants located throughout North, Central, and South America. The recordings include diseases caused by fungi, bacteria, viruses, viroids, phytoplasmas,... more...

  • Field Manual of Diseases on Fruits and Vegetablesby R. Kenneth Horst

    Springer 2013; US$ 139.00

    The Fruits and Vegetables manual is a reference manual on diseases which attack fruits (including berries), vegetables, and nuts. The manual identifies various types of diseases which are known to invade these plants located throughout North, Central, and South America. The recordings include diseases caused by fungi, bacteria, viruses, viroids, phytoplasmas,... more...

  • Field Manual of Diseases on Trees and Shrubsby R. Kenneth Horst

    Springer 2013; US$ 189.00

    The Trees and Shrubs manual is a reference manual on diseases which attack trees, shrubs, and vines. The manual identifies various types of diseases which are known to invade these plants located throughout North, Central, and South America. The recordings include diseases caused by fungi, bacteria, viruses, viroids, phytoplasmas, and nematodes. Causal... more...

  • Bioenergy Feedstocksby Malay C. Saha; Hem S. Bhandhari; Joseph H. Bouton

    Wiley 2013; US$ 199.95

    Bioenergy and biofuels are generated from a wide variety of feedstock. Fuels have been converted from a wide range of sources from vegetable oils to grains and sugarcane. Second generation biofuels are being developed around dedicated, non-food energy crops, such as switchgrass and Miscanthus, with an eye toward bioenergy sustainability.  Bioenergy... more...

  • Phytophthoraby K. Lamour

    CABI 2013; US$ 160.00

    Phytophthora diseases pose a major threat to a huge range of plant species, and have a significant economic impact on crops, forests, nurseries, greenhouses and natural areas worldwide. This is the first and only book to focus solely on phytophthora diseases. Kurt Lamour is internationally renowned as the leader in this field. It offers comprehensive... more...

  • Fusarium Head Blight in Latin Americaby Teresa M. Alconada Magliano; Sofia Noemi Chulze

    Springer 2013; US$ 209.00

    Fusarium head blight (FHB) on small-grain cereals is one of the most devastating diseases. Several species can cause head blight, though Fusarium graminearum is the predominant pathogen in most regions. F. graminearum is one of the most intensively studied fungal plant pathogens. This book presents the current state of knowledge regarding mycological... more...

  • Pesticidesby G A Best; A D Ruthven

    Elsevier Science 1995; US$ 245.00

    This volume covers the developments in pesticide usage, with particular emphasis on the regulations that safeguard users, consumers and the environment. It provides a comprehensive guide to the use of pesticides and the efforts of manufacturers to develop pesticides that are both effective and environmentally benign. The difficulties and hazards associated... more...

  • The Viking in the Wheat Fieldby Susan Dworkin

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2009; US$ 11.99

    In 1999, a terrifying new form of stem rust--spotted in Uganda and dubbed "UG99"--quickly turned robust golden fields into dark, tangled ruins. For decades plant scientists had bred wheat varieties with rust-resistant genes, but these genes did not work against UG99. Since rust migrates high in the atmosphere, it could spread from country to country,... more...

  • Biological Control of Crop Diseasesby Samuel S. Gnanamanickam

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 283.00

    With contributions from more than 30 internationally renowned experts, this book combines coverage of theory with coverage of global practices. Highlighting the day-to-day challenges of organic crop management for cost-effective real-world application, the book explores the biological control of diseases in 12 major crops. It focuses on the use of... more...

  • Molecular Host Plant Resistance to Pestsby S. Sadasivam; B. Thayumanayan

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 304.00

    Sadasivam and Thayumanavan (both of the Center for Plant Molecular Biology, Tamil Nadu Agricultural U., India) catalogue known information regarding plant-borne chemicals that seem to be associated with pest resistance. They cover chemical structures, biosynthesis, bioactivity, mechanism of action, more...