Compendium of Rose Diseases and Pests, Second Edition
A must have for any rose grower, from casual gardener to serious rosarian!
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The Compendium of Rose Diseases and Pests, Second Edition has been thoroughly updated, expanded, and given a new format with color throughout to provide the reader with the most current and relevant information available in a user-friendly manner. The new second edition includes information on insects and mites with 68 images to help identify these pests and the damage they cause.
Features of the new Compendium of Rose Diseases and Pests, Second Edition
The purpose of this new edition is to aid plant pathologists, entomologists, horticulturists and other related specialists as well as casual gardeners and rosarians, in the diagnosis of rose diseases and pests. It is designed to serve as a practical reference and resource for rose growers and gardeners, students, researchers, educators, crop disease and pest consultants, advisors in state and federal government and regulatory agencies, agribusiness representatives, the pest control industry, county agricultural and cooperative extension agents, and area crop specialists worldwide.
Authors R. Kenneth Horst and Raymond Cloyd have distinguished backgrounds in writing on diseases and insect problems associated with ornamental plants. The senior author, Dr. Horst is professor emeritus of plant pathology from Cornell University. He has been an active educator, researcher and writer on ornamental diseases since the early 1960s. His writing includes more than 230 publications in scientific and trade journals and several books including the Compendium of Chrysanthemum Diseases. Dr. Horst is also known for developing a number of environmentally responsible disease control products, including GreenCure fungicide.
The co-author, Raymond Cloyd, is well recognized for research and extension publications on insects or ornamental plants since the mid 1990s. He has held positions in private industry and authored a book on IPM for gardeners.
2007; 96 pages; 151 color photographs; 19 black and white illustrations; ISBN 978-0-89054-355-9; (1 pound)
Part I. Infectious Diseases
Diseases Caused by Fungi
Diseases Caused by Bacteria
Diseases Cause by Viruses or Graft Transmissible Organisms
Diseases Caused by Nematodes
Part II. Noninfectious Diseases
Petal Blackening in Baccara Roses
Part III. Insect and Mite Pests
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