St. Paul, Minn. (May 2016)—Sunflowers are a significant source of the world’s food supply as edible seed and oil. They’re also a source of aesthetic pleasure in the form of table flowers.
According to the National Sunflower Association, America alone has produced more than 2.92 billion pounds of sunflowers for food and ornamental use in 2015. And hundreds of billions more pounds are grown elsewhere.
A new book titled, Compendium of Sunflower Diseases and Pests, is the latest tool to protect the yield and quality of this globally significant crop.
It includes nearly 300 images and research-based management recommendations to help academics and professionals identify and manage a range of plant diseases and insect pests.
This book is divided into sections that include biotic diseases, insect pests, abiotic diseases and disorders, and emerging issues for sunflower production. It specifically features…
The Compendium of Sunflower Diseases and Pests is a globally focused publication. It was authored by 37 scientists located across the globe, including Africa, Australia, Europe, North America, and South America.
Staff at universities, extension offices, diagnostic labs, sunflower farms, and similar venues worldwide will find this new reference an important addition to their collections.
The Compendium of Sunflower Diseases and Pests is on sale through May 31 for $119, or $20 off the $139 cover price. APS members save an additional 10%.
For maximum savings, purchase this important new book in bulk quantities. You save $40 to $50 per copy for…
Visit www.shopapspress.org to order this and other new titles, all on sale through May 31, 2016.
Visit www.shopapspress.org to learn more about this and other important crop health titles from APS PRESS.
Book Specifications and Data©2016; 8.5” × 11” softcover; 140 pages; 277 images; 2 pounds; ISBN 978-0-89054-507-2
This book is published by The American Phytopathological Society (APS) and may be purchased for $139 plus S&H from APS PRESS. Bulk discounts are also available for diagnosticians, field representatives, state and county extension, farm managers, and other professionals.
Review copies of Compendium of Sunflower Diseases and Pests are available. If you are interested in reviewing this book for your publication and can forward a copy of the published review within six months of receiving the book, please send your request with details of your publication to Dawn Wuest at firstname.lastname@example.org.
NOTE: Digital artwork of the book’s cover is available by contacting Dawn Wuest using the contact information provided. Please specify if the artwork will be used for print or electronic media.