If you need a desktop reference to crop diseases, try the Field CropDiseases handbook, third edition, with descriptions of more than 1,600plant diseases found in 24 food and fiber crops worldwide. The descriptionof each disease explains its cause, distribution (countries or areasfound), symptoms, and eradication or management strategies.

This new edition contains descriptions of an additional 400 diseases,updated terminology and extensive lists of references for further reading.Price: $130. Contact Iowa State University Press, Dept. FIN, 2121 S. StateAve., Ames, IA 50014, 800/862-6657.