This book focuses on the practical aspects of forest diseases and on practical measures to minimize damage and loss. Forest Pathology is a reference book that deals with the study of the problems and damage to forests due to: plant diseases, insects, fire, weather, and animals. It is both a forestry book and a plant pathology book. The first section deals with general topics and principles, including both abiotic causes and biotic causes such as fungi, bacteria, mycoplasms, and viruses. The second section presents the details of particular forest diseases and offers practical management suggestions.
Publisher: - John Wiley & Sons - more
Year: - 1996
Authors: - F.H. Tainter F.A.Baker