A thorough introduction to disease pathogens, signs and symptoms, and management. Nine chapters cover root diseases (Armillaria, annosus, etc.); stem decays (Indian paint fungus, red ring rot, etc.); rust diseases (stem rusts, broom rusts, etc.); other fungal diseases; mistletoes; abiotic diseases; and effects of forest practices such as thinning on disease. Black and white photos. References. Glossary.