NEW!This book attempts to formalize this most difficult art that represents the diagnosis of plant diseases.
This book attempts to formalize this most difficult art that represents the diagnosis of plant diseases.
The objective of this book are therefore many:
The section diagnosing parasitic and nonparasitic diseases is designed as a true diagnostic tool, illustrated by more than 900 color photographs and numerous illustrations to aid the observation of the plants. This tool can easily be used as the symptoms are grouped under simple headings. It is also educational and should ultimately enable the reader to learn the many factors needed to establish a reliable diagnosis.
The book draws the attention of prospective readers to the benefits of using the diagnostic method of diagnosing diseases by taking into account the symptoms that characterize them.
Once identification is complete, the reader will find a detailed description for the majority of pests and pathogens in the third section, principles characteristics of pathogenic agents and methods of control. This section details the distribution and impact on tomato growing in the world, the main symptoms produced, and their morphological and biological characteristics. With this knowledge, readers will be able to choose the best suited control method and to define a protection strategy to be implemented immediately or during the next crop.
The first and third sections are designed to raise awareness of the tomato plant and its botanical family and its cultivation, but especially the potential offered by the Solanaceae in term of resistance to the diseases.
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