Pests of Landscape Trees and Shrubs, An Integrated Pest Management Guide, 3rd Edition
This well known comprehensive integrated pest management (IPM) guide for landscapes has been completely revised; with 435 pages of the practical, research-based advice.
An easy-to-use manual covering hundreds of insects, mites, nematodes, plant diseases, and weeds commonly found in California, many of which can also be found in other temperate regions.
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.
"Outstanding resource for maintaining healthy, woody ornamental plants through IPM. " -- International Society of Arboriculture
575 high-quality, colour photographs to help you recognize the causes of plant damage and identify pests as well as their natural enemies. 140 more photos than the previous edition.
101 line drawings and charts of pest biology and control techniques
Tips on choosing pest-resistant plants and incorporating them into your landscape design
Detailed how-to's on planting, irrigating, and other cultural practices that keep plants and landscapes healthy
How to conserve and protect natural enemies that can help you control pests
How to monitor your landscape so you know when to act
How to know when pesticide use is warranted and how to make a proper selection for your situation
Problem-solving tables that help you diagnose the pests and problems of more than 200 genera of alphabetically-listed trees and shrubs.
Publisher: - University of California Agriculture & Natural Resources - more
Code: - ISBN: 9781601078643
Year: - 2016
Authors: - Dreisradt, S.H.