By R. Kenneth Horst
The vegatables and fruits handbook is a reference handbook on ailments which assault culmination (including berries), greens, and nuts. The handbook identifies quite a few sorts of illnesses that are identified to invade those crops situated all through North, primary, and South the United States. The recordings comprise illnesses attributable to fungi, micro organism, viruses, viroids, phytoplasmas, and nematodes. Causal affliction brokers are defined and illustrated from time to time and ailments and affliction regulate measures also are mentioned. A guide corresponding to this can be by no means entire on the grounds that new reviews of illnesses are regularly reported.
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Cucurbitae; Verticillium albo-atrum, CA. Wilt, Basal Stem Lesions. Phytophthora capsici, Mexico. Starting cucumbers under Hotkaps and then treating to control insect vectors helps to reduce bacterial wilt and virus diseases. Choose varieties resistant to mosaic and scab. ) Anthracnose; Fruit Spot. Pseudopeziza ribis, general. Blight, Cane. Bostryosphaeria ribis var. chromogena, general. Blight, Gray Mold; Fruit Spot. Botrytis cinerea, Northeast, OR, WA. 50 C Blight, Thread. Pellicularia koleroga, FL.
Nematode. Atylenchus decalineatus. Nematode, Sheath. Hemicycliophora similis. Nematode, Stubby Root. Paratrichodorus christiei. Powdery Mildew. Microsphaera alni var. vaccinii, AL, NJ, OH. Rot, Berry; Blotch. Acanthorhynchus vaccinii, ME to NC, WI, OR, WA; Ceuthospora lunata, black rot, MA, NJ, OR, WA, WI; Curvularia inaequalis, IL, NJ, WI; Sphaeronema pomorum, NJ; Sporonema oxycocci, AK, ME, MA, NJ, OR, WA, WI. Rot, Berry Speckle. Several fungi associated. Rot, Bitter; Leaf Spot. Glomerella cingulata var.
Blight. Boron deficiency, CA, FL. Bronzing. Magnesium deficiency, FL. Cancroid Spot. Genetic abnormality. Chlorosis. Iron deficiency, AZ, CA, FL; manganese deficiency, FL. Exanthema. Copper deficiency, augmented by excessive nitrogen fertilization and bad drainage, CA, FL. Greasy Spot. Black Melanose, Cause unknown, CA, TX; chiefly grapefruit. Gummosis. Gum Spot; Gummosis. Environmental injuries in part. Leprosis. Florida Scaly Bark; Nailhead Rust. Cause unknown, FL. Mottle Leaf. Zinc deficiency, AZ, CA, FL.