Pests of Landscape Trees and Shrubs, 3rd Edition

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Pests of Landscape Trees and Shrubs, 3rd Edition Author Steve H Dreistadt
ISBN-10 1601078641
ISBN-13 9781601078643
Year 2016-02-19
Pages 435
Language English
Publisher University of California Agriculture and Natural Resources
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Completely revised and expanded Pests of Landscape Trees and Shrubs 3rd Edition is a comprehensive how to integrated pest management IPM resource for landscapers arborists home gardeners retailers and parks and grounds managers This easy to use guide covers hundreds of insects mites nematodes plant diseases and weeds that can damage California landscapes The book s 435 pages present the practical experience and research based advice of more than 100 University of California UC and industry experts including Pest resistant plants and landscape design Planting irrigating and other cultural practices that keep plants healthy Conserving natural enemies to biologically control pests Efficient monitoring so you know when to act Selective pesticides and when their use may be warranted Numerous references to regularly updated online guides with more pesticide choices and the latest IPM practices Inside you ll find 575 high quality color photographs to help you recognize the causes of plant damage and identify pests and their natural enemies 140 more than the previous edition 101 line drawings and charts of pest biology and control techniques Problem solving tables to help you diagnose the pests and maladies of more than 200 genera of alphabetically listed trees and shrubs Also in the 3rd Edition are dozens of newly added pests including those affecting azaleas camellias hibiscus camphor eucalyptus liquidambar oaks maples palms pines olive roses and sycamores

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