A Field Guide To Insects And Diseases Of Australian Potato Crops, A

A Field Guide To Insects And Diseases Of Australian Potato Crops, A

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Accurate identification of insects and diseases is essential for good management. It helps growers to avoid costly mistakes, and is especially valuable for growers using Integrated Pest Management (IPM) to minimise their use of pesticides. This book presents the key results of recent extensive research and wide consultation. It is essential reading for all potato growers and industry advisers in Australia. The latest research information; detailed and reliable; easy to read and to use; fully illustrated to aid identification.show more

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  • Paperback | 48 pages
  • 114 x 150 x 22mm | 173g
  • Melbourne University Press
  • Carlton, Australia
  • 0522850413
  • 9780522850413

About Paul A. Horne

Paul Horne has given help on insect pest control to potato farmers since 1987 using IPM. He runs a company of entomologists providing specialist research and advice. Rudolf de Boer is a senior plant pathologist with Agriculture Victoria, and for over 15 years has run research projects on control of potato diseases. Denis Crawford is an independent professional photographer with an international reputation in macro photography. He and Paul Horne are the authors of Backyard Insects.show more