Chapter Horticultural diseases and disorders


This chapter includes the following items:

• Definition of term'disease'

• Minimizing bacterial problems

• Damage caused by fungal diseases

• Damage caused by viruses

• Life cycles of fungal diseases

• Minimizing virus spread

• Relationship between life cycle and control

• Definition of term 'physiological disorder'

• Control measures for disease

• Symptoms of physiological disorders

• Damage caused by bacteria

• Methods of avoiding physiological disorders

Figure 15.1 Powdery mildew on courgette

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