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Publisher Description

The Field Identification Guide is designed to assist producers, workers, students and consultants to correctly identify pests, diseases, disorders and beneficials of ornamental plants in Australia.

Intended to be used as a tool in integrated pest management in ornamentals, it draws on the experience of a range of scientists and industry experts. The Field Identification Guide presents over 300 colour photographs in over 200 pages of illustrations and text. It contains a comprehensive list of organisms and nutritional disorders identified as currently important to this industry.

Includes a fully linked index of species.

For more information on Integrated Pest Management refer to the book Keep It Clean, also published by NSW Department of Primary Industries.

CONTENTS

Introduction


• Introduction to IPM
• Things to consider when identifying insects and mites
• Insect and mite life cycle information
• What is a plant disease?
• Types of plant diseases
• General disease life cycle
• Abbreviations
• Glossary
• How to use the pest pages
• How to use the disease pages

Pests in Ornamentals


• Mites
• Whiteflies
• Thrips
• Aphids
• Caterpillars
• Flies
• Mealybug
• Hard (armoured) scales
• Soft scales
• Bugs
• Beetles

Beneficials in Ornamentals


• Parasites
• Predators
• Ladybirds
• Mites
• Nematodes
• Flies
• Lacewings
• Bugs
• Beetles

Diseases in Ornamentals


• Fungal Diseases
• Viral diseases

Disorders in Ornamentals


• Nutritional Disorders

Species Index

GENRE
Reference
RELEASED
2015
25 February
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
198
Pages
PUBLISHER
NSW Agriculture
SELLER
NSW Trade & Investment
SIZE
41.9
MB

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