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Pineapple

Pineapple

Botany, Production and Uses

Edited by D Bartholomew, University of Hawaii, Manoa, Honolulu, USA, R E Paull, K Rohrbach, University of Hawaii, Manoa, Honolulu, USA

November 2002 / Hardback / 320 Pages / 9780851995038 £115.00 / €145.00 / $220.00
With 10% online discount: £103.50 / €130.50 / $198.00
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Main Description

There is currently no single up-to-date volume on the pineapple and this book fills that gap.The contents include: history, distribution and world production; botany; breeding, genetic engineering, selection and cultivars; crop environment, temperature, water and light; propagation; cultural systems; flowering and fruit development; and pests, disease and weeds. The book will be of interest to those working in horticulture and tropical fruit growers.


Readership

For universities and colleges of further and higher education

8 colour plates

History, Distribution and World Production

K G Rohrbach, F Leal, Universidad Central de Venezuela, Colombia and G Coppens d'Eeckenbrugge, IPGRI/CIAT, Colombia

Morphology, Anatomy and TaxonomyG Coppens d'Eeckenbrugge, IPGRI/CIAT, Colombia and F Leal, Universidad Central de Venezuela, Colombia

Breeding and Variety Improvement Y K Chan, MARDI, Malaysia, G Coppens d'Eeckenbrugge, IPGRI/CIAT, Colombia and G M Sanewski, Maroochy Research Station, Australia

BiotechnologyM K Smith, H-L Ko, S D Hamill, G M Sanewski, Maroochy Research Station, Australia and M W Graham, Queensland Agricultural Biorechnology Centre, Australia

Crop Environment, Plant Growth and PhysiologyE Malézieux, AGER, CIRAD, France, F Côte, CIRAD, France and D P Bartholomew

Cultural System A Hepton, Dole Food Company, USA

Plant Nutrition E Malézieux, AGER, CIRAD, France and D P Bartholomew

Inflorescence and Fruit Development and Yield D P Bartholomew, E Malézieux, AGER, CIRAD, France, G M Sanewski, Maroochy Research Station, Australia and E Sinclair, Golden Circle Ltd, Australia

Pests, Diseases and WeedsK G Rohrbach and M W Johnson, University of Hawaii at Manoa, USA

Postharvest Physiology, Handling, and Storage of PineappleR E Paull and Ching-Cheng Chen, National Chung Hsing University, Republic of China

Processing A S Hodgson, University of Hawaii at Manoa, USA and A Hepton, Dole Food Company, USA

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