By: Stefan Buczaki, Keith Harris and Brian Hargreaves
525 pages, 96 col plates, 160 b/w illus
A revision of the highly acclaimed Collins Guide to Pests, Diseases and Disorders first published in 1981, the book now features completely updated text, the addition of several new pests and diseases that have become important in the last decade, and an impressive full colour plate section with over 600 photographs. The Introduction provides general information about garden hygiene and plant care and control, including an assessment of pesticides and chemicals. Special attention is given to the increasing importance of biological control in gardens.
Of the first edition: "Certainly one of the most valuable garden reference books." Fred Whitsey, Daily Telegraph "Downright useful! highly absorbing! A masterpiece of horticultural study." Popular Gardening
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Stefan Buczacki is one of the UK's leading gardening personalities. Keith Harris has worked on garden pests for over 30 years.
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