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Integrated Pest Management for Almonds, 2nd Edition
Integrated Pest Management for Almonds, 2nd Edition
Publication Number: 3308
Copyright Date: 2002
Length: 199 pp.
Language: English
ISBN-13: 978-1-879906-52-5
Inventory Type: Paperback
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Our best-selling guide for almonds covers 120 different pest problems including diseases, insects and mites, nematodes, vertebrate pests, and weeds; including 10 new insect pests and diseases including anthracnose, Alternaria leaf blight, rust, tenlined June beetle, and leafhoppers.

New in the second edition you'll find:

  • An extensively revised chapter on vertebrate pest management which adds recommendations for control techniques where endangered species occur.
  • A revised and expanded chapter on vegetation management including detailed information on cover crops.
  • A revised section on navel orangeworm, emphasizing cultural control techniques instead of insecticides.
  • A revised section on peach twig borer includes discussions of bloomtime sprays with Bacillus thuringiensis and pheromone mating disruption.
  • Revised and updated tables on susceptibility of rootstocks and scion cultivars to major pests and a detailed index.

This indispensable reference is illustrated with 259 photos, including 33 new color photos, along with 69 line drawings and tables.