Pests of Landscape Trees and Shrubs: An Integrated Pest Management Guide

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UCANR Publications, 2004 - Nature - 501 pages
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This book emphasizes environmentally safe, less-toxic IPM methods for controlling hundreds of insects, mites, weeds, plant diseases, nematodes, and other sources of damage. This comprehensive, easy-to-use second edition expands the invaluable "Pest Tables" for diagnosing causes of damage to more than 200 landscape plant genera and species.
  

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Contents

Whats in This Book
1
Designing an IPM Program
3
IPM Program Components
4
PEST AND SYMPTOM IDENTIFICATION
5
REGULAR SURVEYING FOR PESTS
6
ACTION THRESHOLDS AND GUIDELINES
7
MANAGEMENT METHODS
8
Growing Healthy Trees and Shrubs
21
Gray Mold or Botrytis Blight
242
Camellia Petal Blight
244
Azalea Petal and Rhododendron Petal Blight
245
Bacterial Gall
246
Drippy Oak and Drippy Nut Disease
247
Fasciation
248
CANKER DISEASES
250
Crown Gall
258

Plant Development and Seasonal Growth
22
PROVIDE FOR ROOTS
23
CONSIDER MYCORRHIZAE
24
CHOOSE THE RIGHT TREE OR SHRUB
25
Site Preparation and Planting
29
PREPARE THE SOIL
30
PLANT PROPERLY
31
STAKING
32
Water Management
34
IRRIGATION
35
IRRIGATION METHODS
38
CONSERVE WATER IN LANDSCAPES
39
Fertilizing Woody Plants
40
NUTRIENT DEFICIENCIES
41
WHEN TO PRUNE
42
HOW TO PRUNE
43
AVOID TOPPING TREES
44
PROTECT TREES DURING CONSTRUCTION
45
MINIMIZE FIRE HAZARDS
46
RECOGNIZE HAZARDOUS TREES
48
Insects Mites and Snails and Slugs
49
Life Cycles
50
Thresholds
51
Management
54
PHYSICAL CONTROL
55
TYPES OF NATURAL ENEMIES
60
PESTICIDES
66
FOLIAGEFEEDING CATERPILLARS
71
SAWFLIES
82
LEAF BEETLES AND FLEA BEETLES
84
WEEVILS
92
WHITE GRUBS AND SCARAB BEETLES
96
CRICKETS GRASSHOPPERS AND KATYDIDS
99
APHIDS
103
ADELGIDS
112
PSYLLIDS
114
WHITEFLIES
121
MEALYBUGS
126
SCALES
130
LEAFHOPPERS AND SHARPSHOOTERS
148
PLANTHOPPERS
151
CICADAS
152
THRIPS
156
GALL MAKERS
160
FOLIAGE MINERS
166
TWIG BRANCH AND TRUNK BORING INSECTS
171
BARK BEETLES
173
FLATHEADED BORERS
179
LONGHORNED BORERS
183
OTHER BORING MOTHS
193
Raspberry Horntail
196
MITES
197
SNAILS AND SLUGS
205
Diseases
209
Monitoring and Diagnosing Diseases
210
Disease Management
212
Irrigation and Fertilization
213
Pruning
214
Weed and Insect Control
215
Soil Solarization
217
Beneficial Microorganisms
218
SYMPTOMS ON FLOWERS LEAVES TWIGS AND STEMS
223
Oak Branch and Twig Death
228
Fire Blight
229
Bacterial Leaf Scorch and Oleander Leaf Scorch
230
Verticillium Wilt
232
Fusarium Wilt
233
Dutch Elm Disease
234
Powdery Mildew
236
Downy Mildews
239
RUSTS
240
Wetwood or Slime Flux
259
Pink Rot
260
ROOT AND CROWN DISEASES
262
Dematophora Root Rot
264
Annosus Root Disease
265
Pythium Root Rot
268
Rose Mosaic Virus
269
Nandina Virus
270
Abiotic or Noninfectious Disorders
273
Aeration Deficit
274
NITROGEN
275
PHOSPHORUS
277
NITROGEN PHOSPHORUS AND POTASSIUM NPK
278
MANGANESE
279
MAGNESIUM
280
BORON
282
pH
283
Pesticides and Phytotoxicity
284
INSECTICIDES AND OTHER PESTICIDES
287
Sunlight
288
EXCESS OR DEFICIENT LIGHT
289
Edema
290
Temperature Extremes
291
HAIL AND ICE
292
Lightning
293
OZONE
294
MANAGEMENT OF AIR POLLUTION INJURY
295
Weeds
297
Tolerance Levels and Monitoring
298
Managing Weeds
300
PREPARING THE PLANTING SITE
303
MULCH
306
CONTROLLING WEEDS IN ESTABLISHED PLANTINGS
311
TYPES OF WEEDS
321
ANNUAL GRASSES
322
Digitaria spp
323
ANNUAL BROADLEAVES
324
Portulaca oleracea
325
Gnaphalium spp
326
Chamaecyse Euphorbia spp
327
Epilobium spp
328
Cyperus spp
329
PERENNIAL GRASSES
330
Pennisetum clandestinum
331
PERENNIAL BROADLEAVES
332
Rubus spp
333
Cuscuta spp
334
Hedera spp
335
Vinca major
336
Toxicodendron toxicarium
337
Mistletoes
338
ALGAE LICHENS AND MOSS
339
Nematodes
341
Identification and Biology
342
Management of Nematodes
343
Meloidogyne spp
345
Pratylenchus spp
346
Criconemoides Criconemella xenoplax
347
Aphelenchoides spp
348
ProblemSolving Tables
349
ProblemSolving Guide
350
Tree and Shrub Pest Tables
354
Suppliers
473
World Wide Web Sites
474
Suggested Reading
475
Names of Pests and Plants
481
Glossary
482
Literature Cited
485
Lists of Figures and Tables
487
Index
489
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