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Diseases of fruit crops in Australia.

Cooke, T., Persley, D.M. and House, S. (2009) Diseases of fruit crops in Australia. CSIRO Publishing., 288 pages.

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Publisher URL: https://www.publish.csiro.au/book/6055


Diseases of Fruit Crops in Australia is the new standard reference in applied plant pathology in Australia covering important diseases affecting the broad range of fruit and nut crops grown throughout Australia. It is an essential tool for growers, horticulturists, crop consultants, research scientists, plant pathologists, quarantine officers, agribusiness representatives, pest management personnel, educators and students. The book is generously illustrated with high quality colour images to help diagnose diseases. It explains how to identify and manage each disease, describing the symptoms, its importance, the source of infection and spread, and control measures. Based on the highly regarded 1993 edition of Diseases of Fruit Crops, this new work updates management practices that have evolved since then. Importantly, it contains the latest information on diseases that have recently emerged in Australia as well as exotic diseases that are biosecurity threats to Australian fruit and nut production.

Item Type:Book
Business groups:Horticulture and Forestry Science
Keywords:Fruit crops; plant disease control; plant diseases; plant pathogens.
Subjects:Plant pests and diseases > Individual or types of plants or trees
Plant culture > Fruit and fruit culture
Plant pests and diseases > Plant pathology
Live Archive:17 Jun 2010 06:43
Last Modified:03 Sep 2021 16:43

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