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The lime: botany, production and uses.

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This book is the most recent collection of research and scientific literature exclusively dedicated to lime (Rutaceae) culture and the marketplace. The coverage of each subject area is broad, ranging from basic cultivation practices to postharvest handling to uses, which makes it the best choice for amateurs and professionals alike. Chapter 1 emphasizes lime importance and global production, while...


Chapter 10 (Page no: 149)

Plant protection: lime diseases and insect pests.

This chapter is divided into two parts. The first part addresses some of the most common fungal, viral and prokaryotic diseases of acid lime [C. aurantiifolia]. Information is given about symptoms of each disease, causal agent(s) and management. The second part focuses on the main acid lime insect pests with their occurrence, biology and description, damage and some management strategies.

Other chapters from this book

Chapter: 1 (Page no: 1) Introduction and overview of lime. Author(s): Khan, M. M. Al-Yahyai, R. Al-Said, F.
Chapter: 2 (Page no: 12) Systematic classification, distribution and botany. Author(s): Chandrika Ramadugu Razi, M. F. Keremane, M. L. Scora, R. W. Roose, M. L.
Chapter: 3 (Page no: 37) Advances in lime breeding and genetics. Author(s): Ali, M. A. Nawaz, M. A.
Chapter: 4 (Page no: 54) Growth, development and reproductive physiology of the Mexican lime (Citrus aurantifolia Christm (Swingle)). Author(s): Almaguer-Vargas, G. Márquez-Berber, S. R. González-Hernández, V. Cruz-Huerta, N. Ramírez-Ramírez, I.
Chapter: 5 (Page no: 60) Propagation and nursery certification. Author(s): Nawaz, M. A. Liu YongZhong Khan, M. M. Waqar Ahmed
Chapter: 6 (Page no: 79) Planning and orchard establishment. Author(s): Muhammad Usman Khan, M. M.
Chapter: 7 (Page no: 91) Irrigation and fertilization management in lime trees. Author(s): García-Sánchez, F. Simón-Grao, S. Gimeno, V. Martínez-Nicolás, J. J. Srivastava, A. K.
Chapter: 8 (Page no: 115) Cultural practices. Author(s): Siqueira, D. L. de Salomão, L. C. C. Aquino, C. F.
Chapter: 9 (Page no: 135) Precision agriculture in lime: potential for application of precision agriculture technologies in lime cropping systems. Author(s): Farooque, A. A. Zaman, Q. U. Schumann, A. W. Esau, T. J.
Chapter: 11 (Page no: 167) Innovative production technologies. Author(s): Razi, M. F. Janke, R. Khan, M. M. Um-e-Ammara
Chapter: 12 (Page no: 186) Harvesting and post-harvest management. Author(s): Khan, A. S. Zora Singh
Chapter: 13 (Page no: 205) Traditional/commercial uses and future dynamics. Author(s): Hanif, M. A. Smitha Padmanabhan Waly, M. Al-Maskari, A.

Chapter details

  • Author Affiliation
  • Department of Crop Sciences, College of Agricultural and Marine Sciences, Sultan Qaboos University, PO Box 34, Al-khod 123, Oman.
  • Year of Publication
  • 2017
  • ISBN
  • 9781780647845
  • Record Number
  • 20173142241