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This easy-to-control reference fully explains more than 50 of the most common plant diseases - where they occur, what they look like, what to do about them, and the long-term prognosis for the affected plants. Most important, gardening expert Barbara Pleasant recommends proven organic methods for controlling each disease.
The Gardener's Guide to Plant Diseases features:
informal encyclopedia style, making information and answers easy to find
illustrations that show the techniques for distinguishing between look-alike symptoms of different diseases
cross-referenced list of common vegetables and fruits and the diseases most apt to affect them
loads of facts on symptoms and tips for detecting diseases (including those diseases that are often too small to see)
simple, inexpensive organic treatments to halt the spread of each disease and prevent its recurrence
About the Author
Award-winning author Barbara Pleasant has written three books including The Gardener's Bug Book and Warm-Climate Gardening (Garden Way Publishing). She writes for newspapers and several magazines including GreenPrints, Organic Gardening, and Country Journal. She lives in Huntsville Alabama.