PINEAPPLE PESTS AND DISORDERS - A BOOK FOR PINEAPPLE FARMERS
Successful management of pineapple pests and disorders is based on their correct identification and an understanding of how damage occurs. The book "Pineapple Pests and Disorders" contains colour photos and descriptions of fungi, yeasts, bacteria, viruses, nematodes, insects, mites, and symphyla, birds, animals, and weeds, which may cause problems in pineapple fields in Australia. Also covered are nutritional and other disorders. To assist the user in finding the cause the problem a comprehensive key has been included. To improve the grower's understanding of how crops are affected by these problems there is a brief description of the botany and physiology of the pineapple plant.
Sinclair, E.R., Wassman III, R.C., Broadley, R.H., Swete Kelly, D.E., Pegg, K.G., Waite, G.K., Stirling, G.R. and Bartholomew, D.P. (1993). PINEAPPLE PESTS AND DISORDERS - A BOOK FOR PINEAPPLE FARMERS. Acta Hortic. 334, 455-458