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Crop Production Science in Horticulture

Edited by E Heuvelink, Wageningen University, The Netherlands

November 2005 / Paperback / 352 Pages / 9780851993966 £45.00 / €60.00 / $85.00
With 10% online discount: £40.50 / €54.00 / $76.50
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This is book 13 in the Crop Production Science in Horticulture series and gives up to date and compact knowledge of the scientific principles underlying the biology and production of the tomato crop. Our understanding of tomatoes has increased and new areas have been developed, such as genetic modification and biological pest control. This book, as others in the Crop Protection Science in Horticulture series, describes the scientific principles underlying the biology and production of the crop. It is worldwide in scope and is written by authors from North America and the Netherlands.

  • 1: Introduction: The Tomato Crop and Industry, J M Costa, Universidade Técnica de Lisboa, Portugal, and E Heuvelink
  • 2: Genetics and Breeding, P Lindhout, Wageningen University, The Netherlands
  • 3: Developmental Processes, E Heuvelink
  • 4: Crop Growth and Yield, E Heuvelink and M Dorais, Laval University, Canada
  • 5: Fruit Ripening and Fruit Quality, M Saltveit, University of California, Davis, USA
  • 6: Irrigation and Fertilization, M M Peet, North Carolina State University, USA
  • 7: Crop Protection, A Csizinsky, D J Schuster, and J B Jones, University of Florida, USA, and J C van Lenteren, Wageningen University, The Netherlands
  • 8: Production in the Open Field, A Csizinsky
  • 9: Greenhouse Tomato Production, M Peet and G Welles, Wageningen University, The Netherlands
  • 10: Postharvest Biology and Handling of Tomato, M Saltveit

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