Insects, Pests and Diseases of the African Violet Family: How to get rid of your bugs and diseases on your African violets plants.

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Green Thumb Press Eugenie Robitaille www.eugenierobitaille.com, May 1, 2005 - Science - 276 pages

When you suspect you have a pest or disease in your plant room you need to know what to do about it and fast! This book was written with that in mind. Alls pests, insects and disease of the African violet and how to treat them are included.


Usually it is enjoyable to raise the lovely African violet hybrids available today. But at times it seems African violets and other gesneriads have more pests than any other in the plant kingdom.


Armed and forewarned you have a good chance to conquer any of these pests or diseases that sometimes daunt us.

 

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Contents

FOLIAR PESTS
Cockroaches 27
Foliar Mealy Bugs 41
Red Spider Mites 57
Thrips 71
SOIL PESTS 83
Springtails 99
Crickets 113
Wire Worms 141
DISEASES IN THE AFRICAN VIOLET FAMILY 145
DampingOff 161
Pythium Root Rot 179
Belladonna Mottle Tymovirus 191
Leaf Necrosis Rhabdovirus 203
Tomato Spotted Wilt Virus 215
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Pill Bugs 127

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About the author (2005)

Musician and passionate about African Violets, Nancy Robitaille is the Author of Insects, Pests and Diseases of the African Violet Family.


Great book to help you conquer bugs and diseases of this beautiful plant.

Illustrator and photographer


www.eugenierobitaille.com

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