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Auction for 2 books; both hard covers, both very good, clean & tidy condition


1. Virus and Virus-like Diseases of Pome Fruits and Stone Fruits in New Zealand. GA Wood. 1979. DSIR Bulletin 226.NZ Dept of Scientific & Industrial Research, Wellington


Nature & strains of infections. Transmission of disease
Latent infection, intolerance. Identification of pathogens

Effects of climate
General incidence in NZ. Economic effects on tree growth & yield

Disease control in the orchard
Diseases present in NZ, with detailed photos:
Apple; pear, quince; peach; plum, prune; apricot; cherry

Methods for producing disease-free material


87pp; b/w & col photos; index; bibliography; hard covers; ex Library with usual stamps, etc
Ffep removed; sello marks on covers
D/jkt; 2.5cm tear top left front; spine sunned
A clean & tidy copy




2. Fruit Fly Pests. A world assessment of their biology and management. Edited by Bruce A McPherson and Gary J Steck. 1996 1st edition. St Lucie Press, USA


A large textbook with contributions from authors from all over the world (including Australia)

Fruit fly:
Behaviour
Attractants & trapping
Biocontrol of weeds
Genetics, population, biocontrol, biochemistry
Post harvest & quarantine. Eradication action programmes


586pp; b/w photos; maps; tables, charts; indices: subject, author, taxonomic; appendix; bibliographies; very thick heavy hard covers; ex University Library with usual stamps etc
Hinges tape reinforced
Selling overseas for $200-$400 but scarce in NZ




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  • Seller location: Napier, Hawke's Bay, NZ

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