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Pests, Diseases and Disorders of Garden Plants By Stefan Buczacki

Pests, Diseases and Disorders of Garden Plants by Stefan Buczacki

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Essential for all gardeners, horticulturists, teachers, students and naturalists, this is a practical, highly-illustrated guide to dealing with the pests, diseases and disorders that commonly affect fruit, vegetables, trees and ornamental garden plants.

Pests, Diseases and Disorders of Garden Plants Summary

Pests, Diseases and Disorders of Garden Plants (Collins Photo Guide) by Stefan Buczacki

Essential for all gardeners, horticulturists, teachers, students and naturalists, this is a practical, highly-illustrated guide to dealing with the pests, diseases and disorders that commonly affect fruit, vegetables, trees and ornamental garden plants.

A revision of the highly acclaimed Collins Guide to Pests, Diseases and Disorders first published in1981, the book now features completely updated text, the addition of several new pests and diseases that have become important in the last decade, and an impressive full colour plate section with over 600 photographs.

The Introduction provides general information about garden hygiene and plant care and control, including an assessment of pesticides and chemicals. Special attention is given to the increasing importance of biological control in gardens.
*The A-to-Z of Symptoms lists all the common garden plants, and describes likely causes of problems with leaves, shoots, flowers, fruit and buds, with cross-references to the detailed entries in the main section of the book.
*Pests are arranged by groups of closely related organisms. Problems such as eelworms, slugs, snails, aphids and birds are all dealt with.
*Diseases are organised on the basis of symptoms such as rusts, smuts, cankers and rots.
*Disorders, like mineral deficiencies and genetic abnormalities, are grouped under the main factors causing them - mechanical, climatic, nutritional etc.

Pests, Diseases and Disorders of Garden Plants Reviews

Of the first edition:

"Certainly one of the most valuable garden reference books."
Fred Whitsey, Daily Telegraph

"Downright useful... highly absorbing... A masterpiece of horticultural study."
Popular Gardening

About Stefan Buczacki

Stefan Buczacki is one of the UK's leading gardening personalities.

Keith Harris has worked on garden pests for over 30 years.

Additional information

GOR003175251
9780002200639
0002200635
Pests, Diseases and Disorders of Garden Plants (Collins Photo Guide) by Stefan Buczacki
Used - Very Good
Hardback
HarperCollins Publishers
1998-07-06
640
N/A
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