Mushroom Pest and Disease Control: A Colour Handbook, 1st Edition (e-Book) book cover

Mushroom Pest and Disease Control

A Colour Handbook, 1st Edition

By John T. Fletcher, Richard H. Gaze

CRC Press

192 pages

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eBook (VitalSource) : 9780429157509
pub: 2007-10-26
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Description

The production of Agaricus bisporus is a major, world-wide, highly mechanized process. Healthy crops are essential if yields, quality and profitability are to be maintained. Pests and diseases are a major cause of crop losses and this book covers their recognition, biology and control. New pests and diseases are described together with changes in t

Table of Contents

Mushroom growing. Disorders - Symptoms, Causes, and Identification. Effective Pest and Disease Control. Fungal diseases. Bacterial diseases. Virus diseases. Moulds in mushroom crops. Pests. Abiotic disorders. Glossary.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
TEC003000
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Agriculture / General