Ornamental trees and shrubs are an important component of modern life, with large demand for alpines, bedding plants, house and pot plants as well as herbaceous plants, ornamental grasses, shrubs and trees for gardens and parks. This authoritative and beautifully illustrated account provides a unique reference for all practitioners involved in the recognition, biology and control of pests on ornamental crops. The book opens with a review of the main features of insects, mites and other major pest groups. Descriptions of the characteristic damage caused and details of recommended control measures are also given, focusing on types of pesticide and chemical control. This book will remain fully up-to-date for many years.

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PublisherManson Publishing Ltd