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Plant Disease: A Natural History

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Series: New Naturalist Series Volume: 85

By: David Ingram and Noel Robertson

287 pages, 8 col plates, b/w photos, 200 illus

Harper Collins

Paperback | Dec 1999 | #97734 | ISBN: 0002200759
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Hardback | Dec 1999 | #97733 | ISBN: 0002200740
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About this book

Many plant diseases have had far reaching social and economic effects, such as the Irish potato blight which caused a mass emigration to America. This book covers all aspects of diseases of wild and cultivated plants in farm, forest and garden. Drawing on personal observations in the field and laboratory, the authors discuss all types of diseases, from those caused by fungi and bacteria such as rots, mildews, rusts, smuts and tumours to those caused by viruses.

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