Pests and Diseases of Tropical Crops, Volume 2
The companion to Volume 1, this is an illustrated reference handbook to the identification and control of damage done to tropical plants by pests and diseases. Major crops are listed and their pests and diseases detailed with reference to symptoms, distribution and treatment.
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Damage by pathogens
Pest damage and disease
Control of key pest groups and diseases
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Africa America Aphididae aphids areas Ascomycete Asia attack bacterium Banana Basidiomycete beans beetles blight bolls Borer brown bugs caterpillars Chemical control chlorotic Chrysomelidae CIE map Citrus coffee Common name control strategy Cosmopolitan cotton cultivars Curculionidae damage defoliate develop dieldrin disease Distribution Africa Eggs are laid Epidemiology and transmission Family feed female flowers fruit fungi fungicides Fungus Fungus imperfectus Fusarium grain grown hatch history Eggs Hosts Main India infection Infest foliage insecticides instars larvae Larvae bore leaf spot leafhoppers lesions maize Mealybug mites moth necrotic nematodes Noctuidae occur Oomycete palm Pan-tropical pathogen pest Pest status pesticides plants pods polyphagous potato produce Pseudococcidae pupa Pyralidae resistance rice rot caused Scale Scarabaeidae Scientific name seed seedlings serious pest shoots soil sorghum species spores spray spread stem suck sap sugar cane symptoms Tephritidae Thrips tissue trees tropical tubers usually vector virus weevil Widespread wilt yellow young