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Cover for Conclusions and future research.

This chapter provides an overview of the current research on different topics, and discuss the major outputs of the research work to identify the existing knowledge gaps. The focus will be on research gaps, aiming to stimulate new directions of research and innovation, possibly for the short and...

Author(s)
Flaishman, M. A.; Aksoy, U.
ISBN
2022 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242478)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Fig marketing strategies.

The targeted market, distribution channels, and major promotion practices for figs and fig products are addressed in this chapter.

Author(s)
Zhai YanLei; Ma HuiQin
ISBN
2022 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242478)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for World fig production and trade.

This chapter collates the available information on the current global fresh- and dried-fig production and trade to inform for the future. Similarly, to serve this aim, the chapter also discusses the major historical shifts in fig trade routes linked to problems faced in production.

Author(s)
Tırkaz, E.; Balcı, B.; Aksoy, U.
ISBN
2022 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242478)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Traditional ethnomedicinal usage of <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Ficus carica</i>.

This chapter provides insights into the traditional medicinal uses of F. carica and summarizes the studies reported in the literature that have investigated different organs used for specific purposes. Furthermore, articles that derive and collate the intangible heritage of fig used as a folk...

Author(s)
Aksoy, U.
ISBN
2022 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242478)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Fig products from tradition to future.

This chapter provides a detailed description on traditional fig products from major producing regions such as the Mediterranean and Latin America, as well as commercial production of fig products through industrial processes. Traditional fig products covered include: fig paste; fig jams and...

Author(s)
Piga, A.; Ponce, C. V.; Aksoy, U.
ISBN
2022 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242478)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Conventional and molecular breeding in fig.

Breeding strategies in fig are classified as either classical breeding or modern strategies. Modern strategies hold promise for increasing selection efficiency. They include marker-assisted selection, mutation breeding, transgenic plant development, and, recently, genome-editing approaches using...

Author(s)
Peer, R.; Namdar, D.; Modi, A.; Flaishman, M. A.
ISBN
2022 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242478)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Fig varieties.

This chapter gives a brief overview of the efforts toward collection and description of fig varieties, and presents the major characteristics of fig varieties from different origins that are traded worldwide.

Author(s)
Aksoy, U.; Flaishman, M. A.
ISBN
2022 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242478)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The role of fig in human nutrition.

The aim of this chapter, as well as discussing the nutritional aspects of brebas and figs, is to focus on the bioactive compounds present in brebas and figs and how these compositions are affected by the ripening process, as well as their subsequent postharvest life. Finally, the impact of these...

Author(s)
Serradilla, M. J.; García-Viguera, C.; Martín, A.; López-Corrales, M.; Valero, D.
ISBN
2022 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242478)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Fig flavor.

This chapter aims to give a broad view by summarizing the most relevant and recent studies considering the importance of fig flavor. The results of these studies have indicated that figs can be used as a good source of phenolic compounds. Given the important antioxidant property of phenolic...

Author(s)
Kafkas, N. E.; Gündeşli, M. A.; Imrak, B.; Kafkas, S.
ISBN
2022 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242478)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Fig genetics, genomics, and transcriptomics.

This chapter presents an overview, starting with classical genetics based on mating experiments, through to entry into molecular genetics with the evaluation of fig genetic resources using DNA marker data, and then on to genomic science based on genome decoding with the advent of NGS. The chapter...

Author(s)
Ikegami, H.; Shirasawa, K.
ISBN
2022 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242478)
Type
Book chapter

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