PESTS OF THE GARDENAND SMALL FARM
A Grower’s Guide to Using Less Pesticide, second edition
by Mary Louise Flint
1998, 276 pages, 250 color photos, 118 b/w dwgs. & photos, 30 biocolor crop tables. Fully revised classic handbook adapts scientifically based integrated pest management techniques to needs of the home gardener and small-scale farmer. Easy to understand and use, this reference covers insects, mites, slugs and snails, plant diseases, nematodes, and weeds that cause damage to vegetables and fruit trees.
The guide describes 95 common pests, including insects, mites, plant diseases, nematodes and weeds with information on biology, identification and control. Crop-by-crop tables identification tables list symptoms, causes, and remedies. Recommended IPM approaches making minimal use of broad spectrum pesticides rely primarily on organically acceptable alternatives. Paperback; 8-1/2 x 11″.
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