Touchwood Books New Books on Greenhouse Pests

Plant Protection - Managing Greenhouse Insect and Mite Pests
Raymond A Cloyd
Paperback, 88 pages, 175 x 230mm, USA, 2007. $60

>From the cover -
At best, greenhouse insect and mite pests are a nuisance, detracting from plants' aesthetic and economic value. At worst, they will destroy an entire crop.

“Plant Protection” is an easy-to-read guide to keep crops healthy and profitable. Raymond Cloyd discusses the common insect and mite pests of ornamental crops - how to identify them, their feeding patterns, and the appropriate measures to control them.

Get answers to your questions about:

* Insecticide and miticide modes of action
* Proper tank mixing procedures
* Application coverage and timing
* Phytotoxicity
* Effects of pH on chemical effectiveness