Knowing and recognizing – The growers’ guide to biological crop protection – now revised, expanded, and illustrated to give you a comprehensive overview of the prevalent pests and diseases and ways of controlling them.

Knowing and recognizing does exactly what it implies. It empowers you with knowledge about the pest’s lifecycle and its many phases, as well as giving you the ability to recognize the pest or disease you are up against by means of detailed illustrations and close-up photographs. The knowledge gained will equip you to find the best sustainable solutions.

This book provides the reader with the necessary information to understand the interaction between pests, diseases and their natural enemies. It explains how they spread in the crop, the damage they can cause, and specific behavioural characteristics.




1. Spider mites

2. Other pest mites

3. Whiteflies

4. Thrips

5. Leaf miners

6. Flies

7. Aphids

8. Mealybugs

9. Caterpillars

10. Beetles

11. Other harmfull organisms

12. Introduction to microbiology

13. Diseases

14. Microbial solutions

15. System approach and plant resilience



Pages 443
Author Koppert Biological Systems
Language English
Publication date October 2017
ISBN13 9789082756708

Knowing and recognizing (English)

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