Coffee Pests, Diseases and Their Management

Coffee Pests, Diseases and Their Management

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Price collapse and oversupply have made coffee a high-profile crop in recent years: never has efficient production and crop protection been more important for reducing costs and increasing quality. Packed with illustrations, this book covers the origins, botany, agroecology and worldwide production statistics of coffee, and the insect pests, plant pathogens, nematodes and nutrient deficiencies that afflict it. With emphasis on integrated crop management, this book reviews control measures suitable for any coffee pest or disease and will enable agriculturists to design and implement sustainable pest management systems.Recent work, including that sponsored by an ICO/CFC project, aims to provide more information on the problem of ochratoxin production in coffee ... In February 2002, the International Coffee Council adopted a resolution establishing ... Coffee bean weevil Morphology The adult is a small, dark brown beetle 2a€“5 mm long.

Title:Coffee Pests, Diseases and Their Management
Author:J. M. Waller, M. Bigger, R. J. Hillocks
Publisher:CABI - 2007


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