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Onions and other vegetable alliums.

Book cover for Onions and other vegetable alliums.

Description

The aim of the book is to introduce the scientific principles that underlie production practices, rather than to give detailed instruction on how to produce allium crops. The topics covered include: the classification, origins, distribution and economic importance of the major vegetable crops; the structure of edible alliums; the genetics and plant breeding of allium crops; physiology of crop growth, development and yield; interactions with weeds, pests, diseases and symbionts; agronomy and crop production; crop storage and dormancy; biochemistry, health benefits and food science of alliums.

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Book Chapters

Chapter: 1 (Page no: 1) The classification, origins, distribution and economic importance of the major vegetable crops. Author(s): Brewster, J. L.
Chapter: 2 (Page no: 27) The structure of edible alliums. Author(s): Brewster, J. L.
Chapter: 3 (Page no: 51) The genetics and plant breeding of allium crops. Author(s): Brewster, J. L.
Chapter: 4 (Page no: 85) Physiology of crop growth, development and yield. Author(s): Brewster, J. L.
Chapter: 5 (Page no: 171) Interactions with other organisms: weeds, pests, diseases and symbionts. Author(s): Brewster, J. L.
Chapter: 6 (Page no: 251) Agronomy and crop production. Author(s): Brewster, J. L.
Chapter: 7 (Page no: 309) Crop storage and dormancy. Author(s): Brewster, J. L.
Chapter: 8 (Page no: 347) Biochemistry, health benefits and food science of alliums. Author(s): Brewster, J. L.

Book details

  • Author Affiliation
  • Horticulture Research International (now known as Warwick HRI), Wellesbourne, Warwick CV35 9EF, UK.
  • Year of Publication
  • 2008
  • ISBN
  • 9781845933999
  • Record Number
  • 20083197696