Abiotic Disorders of Landscape Plants

Abiotic Disorders of Landscape Plants

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This manual contains a wealth of information to help you diagnose abiotic disorders in landscape plants a€“ disorders caused by environmental, physiological or other nonbiological factors. Youa€™ll learn how to diagnose injury symptoms from over 20 different abiotic agents including water deficit, nutrient deficiencies, salinity, pH, sunburn, air pollution, herbicide and other chemical phytotoxicities, mechanical injuries, lightning, wind, and hail. Youa€™ll also learn how to develop a step-by-step diagnostic strategy. Included are strategies, techniques, and tools you can use in diagnosing plant problems, common injury symptoms and their abiotic causes, and plant traits that can resemble abiotic disorders. Illustrated with 319 color photographs and 38 tables, this book is a qmust-haveq for the library of every landscape professional.A guide to estimating the irrigation water needs of landscape plantings in California: WUCOLS III. ... Pests of landscape trees and shrubs: An integrated pest management guide. Oakland: ... Salt injury to ornamental shrubs and ground covers.

Title:Abiotic Disorders of Landscape Plants
Author:Laurence Raleigh Costello
Publisher:UCANR Publications - 2003-01-01


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