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Compendium of Wheat Diseases and Pests (Book + CD set)

Handbook / Manual

Series: Compendium of Plant Disease Series

By: William W Bockus(Editor), Robert L Bowden(Editor), Robert M Hunger(Editor), Wendell L Morrill(Editor), Timothy D Murray(Editor), Richard W Smiley(Editor)

179 pages, 269 colour & b/w photos and colour illustrations, tables

American Phytopathological Society

Paperback | Jan 2010 | Edition: 3 | #190683
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NHBS Price: £122.00 $160/€139 approx

About this book

This set includes both the 3rd edition of the Compendium along with all of the images from the book on a CD. The disc is compatible with both PC and Mac systems.

Compendium of Wheat Diseases and Pests, Third Edition is the definitive publication on diseases of wheat, completely updated since the previous edition published in 1987. Twenty years of advances and new discoveries about wheat diseases are delivered in this new edition, making it the largest compendium ever in Compendium of Wheat Diseases and Pests.

More than 70 contributing plant pathologists and entomologists, all experts in their fields, have contributed to this authoritative compendium. A new section on major insect and mite pests of wheat has been added to make this a truly comprehensive reference. This new third edition is re-designed to be easier to use than ever before. It incorporates 50% more images integrated with the corresponding descriptions of disease symptoms, causes, life cycles, and control practices.

Compendium of Wheat Diseases and Pests, Third Edition is a must-have resource for anyone responsible for helping to ensure a healthy, productive wheat crop, including growers, crop consultants, and agricultural scientists from every discipline.

What’s New in the Third Edition?
- 32 new chapters – all other chapters are up-to-date
- A major section on insects and mites covers 16 of the most important to control
- 88 more images than the previous edition – nearly all images are new!
- 90% of the images are in color
- 70 authors writing chapters in their expertise area


" [...] an integral resource for anyone responsible for helping to ensure a healthy, productive wheat crop, including growers, crop consultants, and agricultural scientists from every discipline."
AG Professional


Importance of Wheat
Wheat Production Losses
The Wheat Plant
Genetic Resources of Wheat

Diseases Caused by Bacteria
Aster Yellows
Bacterial Leaf Blight
Bacterial Mosaic
Bacterial Sheath Rot
Bacterial Streak and Black Chaff
Basal Glume Rot
Pink Seed
Spike Blight
Stem Melanosis

Diseases Caused by Fungi and Fungus-Like Organisms
Alternaria Leaf Blight
Ascochyta Leaf Spot
Aureobasidium Decay
Black Head Molds (Sooty Head Molds)
Black Point (Smudge)
Brown Root Rot
Cephalosporium Stripe
Common Root and Foot Rot and Associated Leaf and Seedling Diseases
Dilophospora Twist and Leaf Spot
Downy Mildew (Crazy Top)
Eyespot (Strawbreaker Foot Rot)
Fusarium Head Blight (Scab)
Fusarium Root, Crown, and Foot Rots and Associated Seedling Diseases
Halo Spot
Phoma Spot
Platyspora Leaf Spot
Powdery Mildew
Pythium Root Rot
Rhizoctonia Root Rot
Ring Spot
Leaf Rust
Stem Rust
Stripe Rust
Septoria tritici Blotch
Sharp Eyespot
Common Bunt (Stinking Smut)
Dwarf Bunt
Flag Smut
Karnal Bunt
Loose Smut
Snow Molds
Pink Snow Mold
Sclerotinia Snow Mold (Snow Scald)
Snow Rot
Speckled Snow Mold (Typhula Blight)
Southern Blight (Sclerotium Base Rot, Sclerotium Wilt)
Stagonospora nodorum Blotch and Stagonospora avenae Blotch
Stem Scald (False Eyespot)
Storage Molds
Tan Spot (Yellow Leaf Spot)
Tar Spot
Zoosporic Root Colonizers

Diseases Caused by Nematodes
Cyst Nematodes
Root-Gall Nematode
Root-Knot Nematodes
Root-Lesion Nematodes
Seed Gall Nematode
Stem Nematode
Stubby-Root Nematodes
Stunt Nematodes
Other Nematodes Associated with Wheat

Diseases Caused by Viruses and Viruslike Agents
Agropyron Mosaic
Barley Stripe Mosaic and Barley Yellow Stripe
Barley Yellow Dwarf
Barley Yellow Striate Mosaic
Brome Mosaic
Chloris Striate Mosaic (Australian Wheat Striate Mosaic)
Cocksfoot Mottle
European Wheat Striate Mosaic
Flame Chlorosis
High Plains Disease
Maize Streak
Northern Cereal Mosaic
Tenuivirus Diseases: Iranian Wheat Stripe and Rice Hoja Blanca
Wheat American Striate Mosaic
Wheat Dwarf
Wheat Soilborne Mosaic
Wheat Spindle Streak Mosaic (Wheat Yellow Mosaic)
Wheat Spot Mosaic
Wheat Streak Mosaic
Wheat Yellow Leaf
Winter Wheat (Russian) Mosaic
Yellow Head Disease
Other Viruses Infecting Wheat

Damage Caused by Insects and Mites
Armyworms and Cutworms (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae)
Cereal Aphids (Homoptera: Aphididae)
Cereal Leaf Beetle (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae)
Grasshoppers (Orthoptera: Acrididae)
Hessian Fly (Diptera: Cecidomyiidae)
Mites Other Than Wheat Curl Mite
Stored-Grain Insects
Thrips (Thysanoptera: Thripidae)
Wheat Curl Mite (Acari: Eriophyidae)
Wheat Jointworm (Hymenoptera: Eurytomidae)
Wheat Stem Maggot (Diptera: Chloropidae)
Wheat Stem Sawfly (Hymenoptera: Cephidae)
Wheat Strawworm (Hymenoptera: Eurytomidae)
White Grubs (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae)
Wireworm (Coleoptera: Elateridae) and False Wireworm (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae)

Other Pests and Disorders
Air Pollution Injuries Albinism
Chemical Injuries
Chloride- and Zinc-Deficient Leaf Spots
Cold Stress
Crinkle Joint (The Bends)
Hail Damage
Heat Stress
Melanism (Pseudo–Black Chaff)
Nutrient Imbalances
Physiological Leaf Spots
Preharvest Sprouting
Soil Compaction
Soil pH
Water Stresses (Flooding and Drought)
Wind Damage (Lodging)
Witchweeds (Striga Species)
Yellow Berry


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