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Australian & New Zealand Field Guide to Diseases, Pests and Disorders of Grapes

$27.50 inc GST

Field Guide for Diseases, Pests and Disorders of Grapes for Australia and New Zealand

by P.A. Magarey, A.M. MacGregor, M.F.Wachtel and M.C. Kelly

The authors, from the South Australian Research and Development Institute, Loxton, and Agriculture Victoria, Sunraysia Horticultural Research Institute, aimed to develop a practical tool for grapegrowers to identify diseases, pests and disorders - a fundamental aspect of efficient vineyard management. The result is this sturdy, pocket-sized guide, containing more than 350 full colour photographs accompanied by short, easily read descriptions of most diseases, pests and disorders found in the vineyard. It is a companion to Diseases and Pests (Nicholas, Magarey and Wachtel) and contains cross-references to the larger publication, but stands alone as an easy to use field guide.

Contents

  • Diseases
  • Downy Mildew
  • Powdery Mildew
  • Botrytis
  • Other bunch rots
  • Phomopsis
  • Black spot
  • Eutypa
  • Black goo and other trunk diseases
  • Crown gall
  • Nematodes
  • Root rots
  • Fanleaf
  • Leafroll
  • Yellow speckle
  • Australian grapevine yellows
  • Late season leaf curl
  • Pests
  • Leafrollers - Lightbrown apple moth
  • Mites
  • Mealybug
  • Snails
  • Scale
  • Canopy and root pests - Weevils
  • Minor leaf and bunch pests
  • Boring insects - Beetles, weevils, moths
  • Pests of young vines
  • Phylloxera
  • Birds
  • Beneficial Insects
  • Disorders and Injuries
  • Nutritional disorders
  • - Nitrogen, Potassium, Iron, Magnesium, Manganese, Zinc, Boron, Salt, Cooper, Phosphorus
  • Fungicide damage
  • Herbicide damage
  • - Foliar burn, root uptake, foliar distortion
  • Weather damage
  • - Heat stress, sunburn, frosts and freezes, wind, hail, lightning
  • Mechanical damage
  • Other things
  • - Bunchstem necrosis, mutations, pearl glands, guttation
  • Not here yet: quarantine diseases and pests
  • Growth Stages Chart
  • Vineyard Monitoring Calendar
  • A Guide to Spray Coverage

Small pocket guide, spiral bound 15cm long x 10.5cm wide 108pages, color glossy pages
ISBN: 9781875130337

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