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Blackberries and their hybrids.

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This book contains 18 chapters focusing on the growth and development, climatic requirements, fruit quality, chemical composition and health benefits of blackberries and their hybrids. Information on cultivar development and selection, nursery production, vegetative propagation, site selection, preparation, soil management and planting, soil and water management, fertilizer management, pruning and training and plant pathogens, insect pests and weeds and their control are presented. The importance of the proper postharvest storage, transport and marketing of fruits and the economics of blackberry production are also discussed.


Book Chapters

Chapter: 1 (Page no: 1) Blackberries: an introduction. Author(s): Hummer, K. E.
Chapter: 2 (Page no: 17) Growth and development. Author(s): Strik, B. C.
Chapter: 3 (Page no: 35) Climatic requirements. Author(s): Takeda, F.
Chapter: 4 (Page no: 49) Blackberry fruit quality components, composition, and potential health benefits. Author(s): Lee JungMin
Chapter: 5 (Page no: 63) Cultivar development and selection. Author(s): Finn, C. E. Clark, J. R.
Chapter: 6 (Page no: 93) Nursery production of plants. Author(s): Tzanetakis, I. E. Martin, R. R.
Chapter: 7 (Page no: 101) Propagation of blackberries and related Rubus species. Author(s): Reed, B. Poothong, S. Hall, H. K.
Chapter: 8 (Page no: 113) Site selection. Author(s): Thompson, E.
Chapter: 9 (Page no: 118) Site preparation, soil management, and planting. Author(s): Pritts, M. Hanson, E.
Chapter: 10 (Page no: 131) Soil and water management. Author(s): Funt, R. C. Ross, D. S.
Chapter: 11 (Page no: 146) Plant nutrient management. Author(s): Strik, B. C.
Chapter: 12 (Page no: 169) Pruning and training. Author(s): Strik, B. C. Takeda, F. Gao, G.
Chapter: 13 (Page no: 202) Diseases, viruses, insects, and weeds of blackberries and their hybrids. Author(s): Schilder, A. C. Hall, H. K. Tzanetakis, I. E. Funt, R. C.
Chapter: 14 (Page no: 245) Crop production. Author(s): Strik, B. C. Stanton, M.
Chapter: 15 (Page no: 266) Postharvest storage and transport of blackberries. Author(s): Perkins-Veazie, P.
Chapter: 16 (Page no: 283) Marketing of blackberries. Author(s): Nonnecke, G. Duffy, M. Funt, R. C.
Chapter: 17 (Page no: 294) Blackberry farm management and economics. Author(s): Funt, R. C.
Chapter: 18 (Page no: 308) World blackberry production. Author(s): Hall, H. K.