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The Compendium of Rose Diseases and Pests, Second Edition has been thoroughly updated, expanded, and given a new format with color throughout to provide the reader with the most current and relevant information available in a user-friendly manner. The new second edition includes information on insects and mites with 68 images to help identify these pests and the damages they cause.
The purpose of this new edition is to aid plant pathologists, entomologists, horticulturists and other related specialists as well as rosarians, in the diagnosis of rose diseases and pests. It is designed to serve as a practical reference and resource for rose growers and gardeners, students, researchers, educators, crop disease and pest consultants, advisors in state and federal government and regulatory agencies, agribusiness representatives, the pest control industry, county agricultural and cooperative extension agents, and area crop specialists worldwide.
Authors R. Kenneth Horst and Raymond Cloyd have distinguished backgrounds in writing on diseases and insect problems associated with ornamental plants. The senior author has been an active educator, researcher and writer on ornamental diseases since the early 1960s. His writing includes more than 230 publications in scientific and trade journals and several books including Compendium of Chrysanthemum Diseases. The co-author is well recognized for research and extension publications on insects or ornamental plants since the mid 1990s. He has held positions in private industry and authored a book on IPM for gardeners.
What’s new in the expanded Second Edition?
- 41% more text than the 1st Edition
- 41% more images of diseases and disorders than the 1st Edition
- Color illustrations located in their corresponding disease review section
- New pests section with 68 images
General Maintenance/Production Practices
Disease and Pest Management
Part I. Infectious Diseases
Diseases Caused by Fungi
Common Canker (Rose Graft Canker)
Miscellaneous Diseases Caused by Fungi
Diseases Caused by Bacteria
Diseases Cause by Viruses or Graft Transmissible Organisms
Strawberry Latent Ringspot
Rose Ring Pattern
Rose Spring Dwarf
Rose Leaf Curl
Rose Flower Break
Rose Flower Proliferation
Tobacco Streak Virus
Diseases Caused by Nematodes
Part II. Noninfectious Diseases
Bent Neck (Vascular Occlusion)
Petal Blackening in Baccara Roses
Petal Bluing in Baccara Roses
Heat and Moisture Stress
Part III. Insect and Mite Pests
Twospotted Spider Mite
Fuller Rose Beetle
Western Flower Thrips
Miscellaneous Rose Pests
"Who has a rose at home and would like to know what disease is affecting it? Well, in this guidebook, you will find over eighty pages and twenty-nine international authors answering all those questions related to phytosanitary conditions and management of your roses, because it is a practical guide to the diagnosis of diseases of these plants."
" [...] timeless in its subject matter [...] this authoritative reference provides up-to-date information for the global community concerned with growing roses."
– Chicago Botanic Gardens
"This valuable reference book will serve not only plant protection specialists and rose growers, but also researchers, teachers, and students."
– Czech Mycology
"A must-have especially for professionals in the field."
– The Midwest Book Review
" [...] a good buy for rose enthusiasts and commercial rose growers, and also for students and applied plant pathologists and agronomists wishing to identify and manage pests and diseases, including nematodes, on roses. The book is a must for public, college and university libraries. This colourful and informative book represents value for money."
– Australian Plant Pathology Society
"This book is well presented, easy to consult and illustrated with 170 figures [...] . useful for the diagnosis of rose disease and is suggested for plant pathologists, students, and all those involved in rose cultivation."
– Dr. Nicola Greco, Nematologia Mediterranea
" [...] strongly recommend this book to all agricultural libraries and to attention of plant protection and extension service specialists as well as to persons growing roses in their home gardens."
– Journal of Plant Protection Research