Field Crop Diseases
An indispensable, basic resource on the diseases of many of the world's important field crops, Field Crop Diseases offers full, freestanding descriptions of field crop diseases from alfalfa sprout rot to wheat streak mosaic. Each description--arranged alphabetically and by causal agent, from bacteria and fungi through nematodes and viruses--gives a solid, working knowledge of a disease: cause, distribution, life cycle, symptoms, and management strategies for more than 1,600 disease found in 24 field crops.
In keeping with expanding knowledge and changing approaches, this edition includes over 400 more diseases than previous editions. Additionally, new information is included for most disease description. Diseases that are known commonly by more than one name are cross-referenced.