Pests, Beneficials, Diseases and Disorders in Cucurbits: Field Identification Guide

NSW Agriculture
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The Field Identification Guide is designed to assist growers, workers, students and consultants to correctly identify pests, beneficials, diseases and disorders in cucurbits in Australia.

Intended to be used as a tool in integrated pest management n cucurbits, it draws on the experience of a range of scientists and industry experts. The  Field Identification Guide presents over 270 colour photographs in 147 pages of illustrations and text. It contains a comprehensive list of organisms and nutritional disorders identified as currently important to this industry.

This resource is an example of practical outcomes from the AusVeg levy and Horticulture Australia.

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About the author

Tony Napier is a horticulturalist and has worked for NSW DPI at the National Vegetable Industry Centre, Yanco, since 1999. Tony previously worked with the NSW Department of Agriculture on a number of projects including Rice research and Lucerne breeding. His current focus is integrated pest management of Lettuce and Sweet corn. Tony edits the National Vegetable Industry Centre regular newsletters, which include "Vegie Bites" and "Lettuce Leaf".

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NSW Agriculture
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Published on
Mar 2, 2015
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Pages
150
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ISBN
9781742566818
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Language
English
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Genres
Gardening / Greenhouses
Reference / General
Science / Life Sciences / Horticulture
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