Titolo: Pests of the Native California Conifers (...
Casa editrice: University of California Press
Data di pubblicazione: 2003
Condizione libro: very good
Gently used. Expect delivery in 2-3 weeks. Codice inventario libreria 9780520233270-3
Riassunto: This guide synthesizes the most current information available on the pests and environmental conditions that can damage California?s conifers, the vast majority of native trees in the state. Authoritative and easy-to-use, it is an essential reference for biologists, arborists, ecologists, foresters and everyone who needs up-to-date information on conifer pests in one convenient manual.
o Species accounts cover life cycles, habits, distribution, and significance of each pest and discuss valuable options for reducing or avoiding damage
o 111 clear color photographs show damage caused by 80 insects, diseases, fungi, parasitic plants, animals, and other destructive agents
o The only guide to include information on environmental factors such as air pollution, salt, and frost as well as biological agents
o Appendices list pests and diseases by tree species and by part of the tree affected
Dal risvolto interno:
"This book provides an important compilation of information on major pathogens, insects, and other pests of conifers. Because conifers are of tremendous ecological and economic importance in California, this book will fill a unique niche."—Dave M. Rizzo, University of California, Davis
"I applaud the authors for the effort involved in assembling this book. The combination of insect and disease information has important reference and diagnostic value."—Timothy D. Paine, co-editor of Mechanisms and Deployment of Resistance in Trees to Insects
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