Recommended by APS PRESS!An in-depth book on diseases of annuals and perennials that includes 494 color images.
Diseases of Anuals and Perennials is an in-depth book on annual and perennial diseases that emphasizes problem identification. It shows foliar diseases, root and stem diseases, and virus and mycoplasma diseases. Features 494 color photos.
Margery Daughtrey has over 25 years of experience as a plant pathologist specializing in ornamental plant diseases. She is a Senior Extension Associate with the Department of Plant Pathology of Cornell University, stationed at the Long Island Horticultural Research Laboratory in Riverhead, New York. Margery has a bachelor's degree in biology from the College of William and Mary and a master's degree in plant pathology from the University of Massachusetts. Her extension education program focuses on teaching effective disease management for greenhouse and nursery crops and landscape ornamentals. Margery has first-hand familiarity with proper identification through the ornamental plant disease diagnostic lab she directs on Long Island. She also conducts research on disease management and has participated in many local and national programs on disease avoidance.A.R. Chase was Professor of Plant Pathology at the University of Florida for 14 years. She specialized in diseases or foliage plants and cut foliage crops during here tenure there. Ann earned a BS in Biology in 1976 and a PhD in Plant Pathology from the University of California at Riverside in 1979 and has worked in ornamentals ever since. She started Chase Horticultural Research in 1994 when she returned to California. Chase Horticultural Research conducts research in disease control on all ornamentals as well as running a diagnostic lab open to growers and landscapers in the continental US. Ann continues to give presentations on research results as well as writing a monthly newsletter, Chase News. Gary Simone has been affiliated with the ornamental industry since he worked his way through college in retail and production nurseries in Connecticut. Gary received his Ph.D degree in plant pathology and the University of Illinois in 1977. He is Extension Plant Pathologist at the University of Florida, Gainesville concentrating on diagnosis and control of plant diseases, particularly of ornamentals and turf grass. he also coordinates the Florida Extension Plant Disease Clinic's central laboratory, which serves Florida Plant Producers. Gary teaches plant disease diagnosis and researches disease diagnosis, viral diseases, and new diseases of ornamentals. He is the author of more than 450 extension and research publications and lectures at international, national, regional and local conferences and workshops.
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