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  3. Beginner Gardening for Canada
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  1. Taylor's Weekend Gardening Guide to
    ORGANIC PEST AND DISEASE CONTROL: How to Grow a Healthy Problem-Free Garden
    by Barbara Ellis
  2. Taylor's Weekend Gardening Guide to
    SAFE AND EASY LAWN CARE:
    The Complete Guide to Organic Low-Maintenance Lawns by Barbara Ellis
  3. BUGS SLUGS & OTHER THUGS
    Controlling Garden Pests Organically by Rhonda Massingham Hart
  4. Rodale's ALL-NEW ENCYCLOPEDIA OF ORGANIC GARDENING
    The Indispensable Resource for Every Gardener edited by Fern Marshall Bradley & Barbara Ellis
  5. NEW ORGANIC GROWER The
    A Master Manual of Tools & Techniques for Home & Market Gardener Revised by Eliot Coleman fwd by Paul Hawken


 
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Bookshelf: Gardening with Perennials:

Plant Protection
Managing Greenhouse Insect and Mite Pests
Healthy Plants Equal Healthy Profits!

Ensure that your crops have that gotta-have-me look, keeping them free of insect and mite pests with Dr. Raymond Cloyd’s new book Plant Protection.

This easy-to-read guide will help keep your crops healthy and profitable. Cloyd, an Extension Specialist in Ornamental Entomology/Integrated Pest Management at Kansas State University, discusses the common insect and mite pests of ornamental crops and how to treat their infestations. Cloyd explains insecticide and chemical classes and modes of operation, proper tank mixing procedures, application coverage and timing, and pesticide storage. He also talks about phytotoxicity and the effects of pH on chemical effectiveness. A final chapter on pest identification describes common insets and mite pests, their feeding patterns and damage to crops, and control methods. Keep your plants healthy and profits up!

Raymond Cloyd is associate professor, extension specialist in ornamental entomology/integrated pest management at Kansas State University. He is a frequent speaker at state, national, and international conferences and seminars. Among his writing credits are IPM for Gardeners and Pests & Diseases of Herbaceous Perennials: The Biological Approach, Second Edition.


Author : Raymond A. Cloyd
ISBN : 9781883052607
Publisher : Ball Publishing
Sugg. Retail Price : $38.00
Available in Softcover
Number of Pages : 96

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