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Compendium of Citrus Diseases

Handbook / Manual

Series: Compendium of Plant Disease Series

By: LW Timmer (Editor), SM Garnsey (Editor), JH Graham (Editor)

120 pages, 28 plates with 207 colour photos; 31 b/w photos

American Phytopathological Society

Paperback | Dec 2000 | Edition: 2 | #113532 | ISBN: 0890542481
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About this book

Compendium of Citrus Diseases, Second Edition covers the extensive progress made in citrus disease studies since the publication of the first popular edition. This modern edition contains newly discovered strains of citrus diseases, expanded details on many pathogens, and important classification revisions of citrus pathogens.

All sections have been updated to make Compendium of Citrus Diseases, Second Edition a complete reference on citrus diseases. The guide to identification of diseases has been revised for easier field diagnosis of the causal agents of a disease symptom. Disease diagnosis is strengthened with 207 color photographs, many of them new or improved. An extensive glossary make this color guide book an easy-to-use reference for anyone interested in citrus health.

This disease diagnostic reference is ideal for anyone interested in citrus, including growers, crop consultants, agronomists, plant scientists, extension workers, teachers, students, county agents, and libraries.


Contents

Introduction
- Citrus Trees and Their Fruit
- Citrus Diseases - General Concepts

- Part I: Infectious Biotic Diseases
- Algal Disease
Bacterial Diseases
- Blast and Black pit
- Canker
- Bacterial spot
Diseases in Nurseries and Orchards
Seedling diseases
- Albinism
- Damping-off
Root diseases – Fungal
- Black root rot
- Fusarium wilt
- Ganoderma root rot
- Mushroom root rot
- Phymatotrichum or cotton root rot
- Phytophthora-induced diseases
- Rosellinia root rot
- Ustulina root and collar rot
Root Diseases – Nematodes
- Lesion nematodes
- Slow decline
- Spreading decline
- Other nematodes
Foliar and fruit diseases
Alternaria diseases
- Alternaria Brown Spot of Mandarins
- Alternia Leaf Spot of Rouch Lemon
- Mancha Foliar de los Citricos
Anthracnose Diseases
- Postbloom Fruit Drop
- Lime Anthracnose
- Areolate leaf spot
- Black spot
- Botrytis-induced diseases
- Greasy spot and similar diseases
- Melanose
- Phaeoramularia fruit and leaf spot
- Powdery mildew
- Scab diseases
- Septoria spot
- Sooty blotch and flyspeck
- Sooty mold
Branch and twig diseases
- Felt fungus
- Mal secco
- Pink disease and thread blight
- Sclerotinia twig blight
- Sphaeropsis knot
- Wood rot
Miscellaneous fungi and associated diseases
Postharvest Fungal Diseases
- Alternaria rot
- Anthracnose
- Aspergillus rot
- Brown rot
- Cottony rot
- Dothiorella rot
- Fusarium rot
- Gray mold
Penicillium decays
- Blue mold
- Green mold
- Whisker mold
- Pleospora rot
- Sour rot
Stem-end rots
- Diplodia stem-end rot
- Phomopsis stem-end rot
- Trichoderma rot
Graft-Transmissible, Systemic Diseases
Disease caused by procaryotes
- Australian citrus dieback
- Huanglongbing (Greening)
- Stubborn
- Variegated chlorosis
- Witches' broom
Viroid diseases
- Cachexia
- Exocortis
- Gummy bark
- Gum pocket and gummy pitting
- Shell bark
Major virus diseases
- Chlorotic dwarf
- Ilarviruses
- Leprosis and zonate chlorosis
- Psorosis
- Satsuma dwarf virus group
- Tatter leaf-Citrange stunt
- Tristeza
- Vein enation-Woody gall
- Yellow mosaic
Young-leaf flecking diseases
- Concave gum - Blind pocket
- Cristacortis
- Impietratura
- Yellow ringspot
- Blight
- Other Virus and Viruslike Agents
- Flowering parasites

Part II: Diseases of Uncertain or Complex Etiology
- Amachamiento
Tree collapse, branch and twig dieback
- Tangerine and Murcott collapse
- Branch and twig dieback
- Dry root rot or Sudden death
- Rio Grande gummosis
- Rumple of lemons

Part III: Noninfectious Disorders
- Mineral deficiencies, toxicities, fertilization problems
Environmental problems
- Drought
- Flooding injury
- Freeze injury
- Hail injury
- Lightning injury
- Salt injury
- Sunscald
- Wind injury
Chemical Injuries
- Herbicide injury
- Pesticide spray injuries
- Fumigation-induced stunting
Inherited Abnormalities
- Bud union creases and incompatibilities
- Cancroid spot
- Chimeras and mutations
- Crinkle scurf
- Lime blotch (wood pocket)
- Physiological Disorders of Fruit
- Pest Injuries Resembling Disease Effects

Brief Guide to Field Identification of Citrus Diseases
Index


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