Compendium of Hop Diseases and Pests is a comprehensive and authoritative account of diseases and pests of hop as well as numerous other disorders and injuries that impact this valuable specialty crop. This compendium is a practical reference for anyone interested in healthy, high-quality hop, which in addition to brewing, is showing promise for use in sugar processing and as a preservative in ethanol production and for its potential use as an antimicrobial additive in animal feed.
More than 140 color images are presented with expert scientifically peer-reviewed descriptions of the identifying characteristics of disease and pest symptoms and their causal agents. This book also provides an overview of the taxonomy and botanical traits of the genus Humulus. It provides insight into cone uses and chemistry, methods for hop production, and an extensive list of hop cultivars and their characteristics. The description of each disease or pest includes a general account of its importance and world distribution, symptoms, causal organism or agent, disease cycle and epidemiology, management, and selected references. The references document the descriptions and provide resources for additional information.
Compendium of Hop Diseases and Pests assists in the diagnosis of hop diseases and pests in the field, laboratory, or diagnostic clinic and provides recommendations for management of hop diseases and pests. This compendium will be useful to plant pathologists, entomologists, nematologists, crop production specialists, growers, diagnostic clinicians, students, regulatory agents, crop consultants, agribusiness representatives, educators, researchers, and others interested in the recognition or management of hop diseases and pests throughout the world.
The new Hop Diseases and Pests Image CD is a companion to the Compendium of Hop Diseases and Pests. This CD is a part of the image collection series and contains all 147 color images and 6 black and white images from the compendium. Use these high quality images in PowerPoint™ presentations and lecture handouts to provide clear examples of diseases, pests, and disorders affecting hops.Easily browse through images categorized by causal agent. Simply save images to your desktop and then paste into your PowerPoint™ presentation. Captions are included with images as well as in a separate text file for easy insertion into presentations and documents. Detailed diagnostic information on diseases and disorders can be found in the Compendium of Hop Diseases and Pests along with step-by-step treatment methods.
“…provides useful information not only for everyone interested in growing hoop, but for those interested in plant pathology, entomology, horticulture science and teaching, as well.”-- Czech Mycology
"This compendium is a practical reference for academic teachers, commercial growers, and others interested in management of hop diseases and pests. An excellent description of pests, pathogens and nutrient deficiencies in hop plants are well illustrated with excellent photos. A list of 251 references, voluminous “Glossary” of useful technical and scientific terms, 153 excellent photos and detailed “Index” all facilitate use of this excellent book on hop diseases and pests which I strongly recommend to all agricultural libraries and to attention of plant protection specialists.” -- Journal of Plant Protection Research
“…even amateur mycologists would find the text fairly easy to understand. The color images are high resolution and very helpful and informative, and an added bonus is the extensive glossary at the end…Compendium of Hop Diseases and Pests will be most useful to plant pathologists and those involved in commercial production of this specialty crop, but it may be enjoyed by the great many hobbyists, including home brewers, who are quickly getting into cultivating this interesting and useful plant.” -- FUNGI"Editors present a panoply of information to aid diagnosis of hop diseases and pests both in the field and lab, as well as expert advice on pest management. This volume conforms to the graphically pleasing compendia format and serves as a useful reference source for all individuals concerned with hop crop health.”-- IPMnet News
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