A comprehensive guide to plant disease management in the Pacific Northwest.
Includes materials and tactics suitable for organic production and homeowner use as well as for commercial production. Covers testing services, common pathogens (e.g., nematodes, viruses, fungi, and bacteria, as well as Phytophthora diseases), nonpathogenic phenomena (e.g., thatch, algae, and lichens), and pesticides for disease control. Contains an alphabetical listing, by host plant, of diseases, including their causes, symptoms, and recommended cultural and chemical controls.
Fully indexed. Updated biannually (March and August).
The August 2017 revision includes a new entry on phoma leaf spot and root rot in Swiss chard, an updated entry on the same disease in red beets, updated chemical and biological controls for powdery mildew in tomatoes and for downy and powdery mildew in hops, as well as an added chemical control for gray mold (Botrytis rot) in globe artichokes.
The handbook is 3-ring binder ready, published as a package with full-color slip cover and spine and 3-hole drilled body. Binder not included.
This publication is printed to order and shipped directly from OSU Printing & Mailing Services. Please allow up to 10 business days for delivery.