Biological Control of Plant Pathogens
Provides the first scientific framework for the study and use of biological control of plant pathogens.
by Baker, K. F. and Cook, R. J. 1974.
W. H. Freeman and Co., San Francisco, 433 pp. (Book, reprinted in 1982, American Phytopathological Society, St. Paul, MN. Out of print.
The Nature and Practice of Biological Control of Plant Pathogens
Expands on the principles and practices introduced in the first book, with more examples of successful biological control of plant pathogens.
by Cook, R. J., and Baker, K. F.
American Phytopathological Society, St. Paul, MN. 1983. 539 pp.
Wheat Health Management
Provides a guide for growers and crop consultants to understanding the basic concepts and approaches to wheat management, and a resource for teachers of plant health management in the soil and plant sciences.
by Cook, R. J. and R. J. Veseth.
APS Press, St. Paul, MN. 151 pp. 1991.
Untold Stories: Forty Years of Field Research on Root Diseases of Wheat
R. James Cook is well known and highly respected worldwide by colleagues in plant pathology and by the many wheat farmers he’s served in the U.S. Pacific Northwest. He is known for his dedicated work on root diseases of wheat, his breakthrough research and scientific leadership on the ecological and biological control of soilborne plant pathogens, and his philosophy to conduct his research in the field.
Dr. Cook’s celebrated new book, Untold Stories: Forty Years of Field Research on Root Diseases of Wheat is a comprehensive account of his four decades of field research—and his personal and professional growth while developing his knowledge, expertise, and unique approach to research.