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Cover for Background to the plants we use.

This chapter focuses on the importance of taxonomy and nomenclature of plants in designing and maintaining plantings because closely related plants tend to require similar conditions and respond similarly to husbandry inputs.

Author(s)
Thoday, P. R.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646183)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for DNA barcoding as a molecular tool for the assessment of plant biodiversity.

Increasing population and pollution are resulting in the reduction of biological diversity. In addition, several human activities are adversely affecting the natural habitat, thereby reducing biodiversity. For proper biodiversity assessment, accurate species identification is very important....

Author(s)
Subrata Trivedi; Ansari, A. A.; Hasibur Rehman; Shalini Saggu; Abbas, Z. K.; Ghosh, S. K.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646947)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Interspecific chemical differentiation within the genus <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Astragalus</i> (Fabaceae) based on sequential variability of saponin structures.

Phytochemistry represents an emergent field aimed at the characterization of plants from their secondary metabolites' structures. Identification of original molecules from a wide metabolic pool leads to chemically differentiated individual species within their genus. Research into the chemical...

Author(s)
Sarraj-Laabidi, A.; Semmar, N.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646947)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Introduction and overview of lime.

This chapter introduces the lime crop (Rutaceae), discussing its taxonomy, history, origin, distribution, global production, plant description, propagation, cultivars, pests, diseases, and uses. Although the documented history of limes is more than 700 years old, the parentage and origin of limes...

Author(s)
Khan, M. M.; Al-Yahyai, R.; Al-Said, F.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647845)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Systematic classification, distribution and botany.

This chapter focuses on botanical descriptions; systematic classification and taxonomy based on morphological, biochemical and molecular data; and distribution of limes. Some cultivated limes are described, including Mexican lime (Citrus aurantiifolia), Persian lime (Citrus latifolia), Palestine...

Author(s)
Chandrika Ramadugu; Razi, M. F.; Keremane, M. L.; Scora, R. W.; Roose, M. L.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647845)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for Almonds: botany, production and uses.

This book, containing 20 chapters, deals with almond taxonomy, morphology, physiology, cultivation history, production, breeding (classical and molecular), cultivar development, genomics, pollen-style (in)compatibility, rootstock development, propagation, orchard management, environmental and water ...

Author(s)
Socias i Company, R.; Gradziel, T. M.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643540)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Taxonomy, botany and physiology.

This chapter discusses the taxonomy of almond, including wild almond species, and describes the morphology of the root, canopy, bud and flower, fruit and kernel. Information is also given on the crop reproductive physiology, including flower initiation, flowering, pollination, fertilization, fruit...

Author(s)
Socias i Company, R.; Ansón, J. M.; Espiau, M. T.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643540)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Biodiversity, germplasm resources and breeding methods.

This chapter deals with the taxonomy (in the scion and rootstock gene pool), origin, domestication, preservation of germplasm resources, breeding methods (including hybridization) and DNA-informed breeding (discussing quantitative trait loci and diagnostic DNA tests) of cherry species. The seed...

Author(s)
Iezzoni, A.; Wünsch, A.; Höfer, M.; Giovannini, D.; Jensen, M.; Quero-García, J.; Campoy, J. A.; Vokurka, A.; Barreneche, T.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648378)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for Aphids as crop pests.

This book contains 33 chapters focusing on taxonomy, population dynamics, biological characteristics, feeding behaviour, crop damage, disease transmission, control, monitoring and forecasting of aphid pests of various crops. The efficacy of various methods (biological, chemical, cultural and host...

Author(s)
Emden, H. F. van; Harrington, R.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647098)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Taxonomic issues.

This chapter looks at aphids from a taxonomist's viewpoint. It highlights some of the problems of interpreting the observed variation within and between species, and discusses what the names given to aphids really mean. Then, as examples, it discusses 15 taxa that probably head the list of...

Author(s)
Blackman, R. L.; Eastop, V. F.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647098)
Type
Book chapter

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