This comprehensive book does more than provide the most current disease and pest information for commercial and non-commercial growers throughout the world. It provides it in a simple, easy-to-use format that helps readers quickly recognize and control pest-related problems of these valuable and beautiful plants.
The Compendium of Rhododendron and Azalea Diseases and Pests, Second Edition is an essential tool for gardeners, commercial growers, consultants, and others who cultivate these plants in commercial nurseries, home gardens, park and municipal landscapes, and similar settings. It is also a useful reference for students, plant scientists, and extension experts working in entomology, plant pathology, horticulture, nematology, and related disciplines.
Symptom diagnosis is improved through a new collection of more than 170 color photos throughout the book and an easy-to-use symptoms-based diagnostic guide.
Management strategies are cover various production systems used throughout the world and are segmented by geography and environment.
Editors Robert G. Linderman and D. Michael Benson, both rhododendron and azalea experts in their own right, selected top authorities on rhododendron and azalea diseases and insects to write this new edition.