Westcott's Plant Disease Handbook
Westcott’s Plant Disease Handbook, 7th Edition, should be useful to anyone with a keen interest in gardening. The seventh edition uses the traditional convenient format of previous editions providing easy access to essential information quickly with special dictionary-type entries on plant hosts and on symptoms. It provides useful cross references, indexes, illustrative plates of 34 key diseases, and 40 black and white illustrations of other diseases. New and updated material includes: significant taxonomic changes in fungi, bacteria, viruses and nematodes, and recently discovered diseases and new hosts for previously known plant-pathogens.
Significant taxonomic changes in fungi, bacteria, viruses and nematodesRecently discovered diseases and new hosts for previously known plant-pathogensChanges in chemicals and pesticides and changes in regulations governing their useIntegrated pest management and biological controlRecent research on diseases that are now to be caused by virus-like (viroids) and mycoplasma-like organisms (phytoplasmas) instead of viruses