Limerickettsia Book

Limerickettsia Cover Plant diseases are all around us, often wreaking havoc on our favorite plants.  And yet, plant diseases can be intriguing, fascinating, and often beautiful as well.  Limerickettsia:  A Plant Pathologist’s Book of Verse explores over 50 plant diseases using a combination of whimsical limericks, prose descriptions, photographs and original artwork.  Learn about what plant diseases look like, the organisms that cause plant diseases, tips on plant disease management, and for certain diseases, their historical impact.

Color: full color
Format: print book, soft cover
Price: $25.00 USD (+ shipping/handling)

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Topics Covered

Apple Scab
Armillaria Root Disease
Aster Yellows
Bacterial Soft Rot
Bacterial Wilt of Cucurbits
Basil Downy Mildew
Bird’s Nest Fungi
Black Knot
Black Rot of Crucifers
Black Spot of Rose
Blossom End Rot
Boxwood Blight
Brown Rot
Cedar-Apple Rust
Cedar-Quince Rust
Citrus Greening
Common Scab of Potato
Common Smut of Corn
Crown Gall
Daylily Leaf Streak
Dead Man’s Fingers
Diplodia Shoot Blight
Dutch Elm Disease
Elderberry Rust
Fairy Rings
Fire Blight
Foliar Nematode
Golden Canker
Grain Rusts
Grape Downy Mildew
Late Blight
Nectria Canker
Peach Leaf Curl
Powdery Mildew
Ralstonia Wilt
Rhizosphaera Needle Cast
Septoria Leaf Spot
Silver Leaf
Slime Molds
Southern Blight
Sudden Oak Death
Tar Spot
Tobacco Mosaic
Tobacco Rattle
White Mold
White Pine Blister Rust
Winter Burn

Ordering FAQs

  • Payment methods accepted: cash, check – you will be invoiced when we ship the book.
  • Shipping:
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    • Carrier: United States Postal Service.
    • Expedited shipping:  not available
    • Time:  please allow six to eight weeks
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