9780128144886
0-12-814488-2

Handbook of Vegetable Pests, Second Edition, provides two types of diagnostic aids: the easy-to-use guides to pests of vegetable crops, which guides the reader to the most likely pests of each vegetable.

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crop based on the portion of the plant attacked and the category of pest; and the more technical dichotomous keys for identification of many of the difficult-to-identify species. It includes over 300 common and occasional pest species, detailing the geographic distribution of vegetable pests, host plant relationships, natural enemies, damage, life history, and methods of control and damage prevention.