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The mango: botany, production and uses.

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This book on mango covers the following: botany and importance (chapter 1); taxonomy and systematics (chapter 2); important mango cultivars and their descriptors (chapter 3); breeding and genetics (chapter 4); reproductive physiology (chapter 5); ecophysiology (chapter 6); fruit diseases (chapter 7); foliar, floral and soilborne diseases (chapter 8); physiological disorders (chapter 9); pests (cha...


Chapter 1 (Page no: 1)

Introduction: botany and importance.

This chapter on mango covers the following: tree, flower, fruit and seed morphology; polyembryony; history of cultivation; origin; domestication; geographical distribution; germplasm conservation; genetic erosion; collection and documentation of Mangifera germplasm; relevance of germplasm resources to mango improvement; cultivars; and production and uses.

Other chapters from this book

Chapter: 2 (Page no: 19) Taxonomy and systematics. Author(s): Bompard, J. M.
Chapter: 3 (Page no: 42) Important mango cultivars and their descriptors. Author(s): Knight, R. J., Jr. Campbell, R. J. Maguire, I.
Chapter: 4 (Page no: 67) Breeding and genetics. Author(s): Iyer, C. P. A. Schnell, R. J.
Chapter: 5 (Page no: 97) Reproductive physiology. Author(s): Davenport, T. L.
Chapter: 6 (Page no: 170) Ecophysiology. Author(s): Schaffer, B. Urban, L. Lu, P. Whiley, A. W.
Chapter: 7 (Page no: 210) Fruit diseases. Author(s): Prusky, D. Kobiler, I. Miyara, I. Alkan, N.
Chapter: 8 (Page no: 231) Foliar, floral and soilborne diseases. Author(s): Ploetz, R. C. Freeman, S.
Chapter: 9 (Page no: 303) Physiological disorders. Author(s): Galán Saúco, V.
Chapter: 10 (Page no: 317) Pests. Author(s): Peña, J. E. Aluja, M. Wysoki, M.
Chapter: 11 (Page no: 367) Crop production: propagation. Author(s): Ram, S. Litz, R. E.
Chapter: 12 (Page no: 404) Crop production: mineral nutrition. Author(s): Bally, I. S. E.
Chapter: 13 (Page no: 432) Crop production: management. Author(s): Crane, J. H. Salazar-García, S. Lin, T. S. Pinto, A. C. de Q. Shü, Z. H.
Chapter: 14 (Page no: 484) Postharvest physiology. Author(s): Brecht, J. K. Yahia, E. M.
Chapter: 15 (Page no: 529) Postharvest technology and quarantine treatments. Author(s): Johnson, G. I. Hofman, P. J.
Chapter: 16 (Page no: 606) World mango trade and the economics of mango production. Author(s): Evans, E. A. Mendoza, O. J.
Chapter: 17 (Page no: 628) Fruit processing. Author(s): Raymundo, L. C. Ombico, M. T. Villa, T. M. de
Chapter: 18 (Page no: 641) Biotechnology. Author(s): Litz, R. E. Gómez-Lim, M. A. Lavi, U.

Chapter details

  • Author Affiliation
  • Department of Agriculture, Calcutta University, 35 Ballygunge Circular Road, Calcutta 700 019, India.
  • Year of Publication
  • 2009
  • ISBN
  • 9781845934897
  • Record Number
  • 20093143200