Anthony Biddle is among the most respected scientists in the pea and bean industry worldwide. Nigel Cattlin has an international reputation for agricultural and horticultural photography of the highest order. They have created between them a concise and practical guide to the protection of pea and bean crops, with descriptions of symptoms linked throughout to photographs and to notes on prevention and control.
Intensive production of peas and beans can often result in the increased incidence of pests and diseases, putting crops at risk from yield loss or reduction in quality. The book deals systematically with pests, and with the fungal, bacterial and viral diseases affecting peas and beans from seedling to produce. It assists the reader in the early and rapid recognition of problems and provides guidance in dealing with them.
Pests, Diseases and Disorders of Peas and Beans is of value as a field guide for growers, advisers, and extension workers, and as a lasting reference for researchers.
…an excellent book…will be particularly useful to those growing and advising on pea and bean crops… a guide of this quality is long overdue… every serious pea and bean grower should obtain a copy as soon as possible.
—The Vegetable Farmer
A concise, readable and well illustrated guide book…this book is essential for everyone involved with the growing of peas and beans.
—International Pest Control
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Diseases of Seedlings and Young Plants
Pests of Seedlings and Young Plants
Fungal and Bacterial Diseases
Pests of Stem, Foilage and Produce
Seedling and Crop Disorders