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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
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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.

Introduction: The Tomato Crop and Industry, J M Costa, Universidade Técnica de Lisboa, Portugal, and E Heuvelink

Genetics and Breeding, P Lindhout, Wageningen University, The Netherlands

Developmental Processes, E Heuvelink

Crop Growth and Yield, E Heuvelink and M Dorais, Laval University, Canada

Fruit Ripening and Fruit Quality, M Saltveit, University of California, Davis, USA

Irrigation and Fertilization, M M Peet, North Carolina State University, USA

Crop Protection, A Csizinsky, D J Schuster, and J B Jones, University of Florida, USA, and J C van Lenteren, Wageningen University, The Netherlands

Production in the Open Field, A Csizinsky

Greenhouse Tomato Production, M Peet and G Welles, Wageningen University, The Netherlands

Postharvest Biology and Handling of Tomato, M Saltveit

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