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Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Prunus dulcis</i> syn. <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Prunus amygdalus</i> almond.

This chapter discusses the botany and history, importance, breeding and genetics, molecular genetics, gene cloning, genomics, transcriptomics, micropropagation, micrografting, somatic cell genetics, genetic manipulation, genetic transformation and cryopreservation of almond.

Author(s)
Barros, P. M.; Martínez-Gómez, P.; Kodad, O.; Farinha, A. P.; Oliveira, M. M.
ISBN
2020 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780648279)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Biotechnology of fruit and nut crops.

This book covers the biotechnology of all the major perennial fruit and nut species, including Actinidia spp., Anacardium occidentale, Mangifera indica, Pistacia vera, Annona spp., Cocos nucifera, Elaeis guineensis, Phoenix dactylifera, Ananas comosus, Carica papaya, Garcinia mangostana, Diospyros...

Author(s)
Litz, R. E.; Pliego-Alfaro, F.; Ignacio Hormaza, J.
ISBN
2020 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780648279)
Type
Book
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Cover for Pest management in organic almond.

This paper presents information on the major and minor insect pests of almonds (morphology, life cycle, damage and distribution). Notes on the various methods (cultural, biological and chemical, among others) used in the management of these insect pests under organic almond production are also...

Author(s)
Baspİnar, H.; Doll, D.; Jhalendra Rijal
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780644998)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Evaluation of six-spotted thrips, <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Scolothrips sexmaculatus</i>, for biological control of spider mites in California almonds.

Author(s)
Haviland, D.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394118)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
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Cover for Almonds: botany, production and uses.

This book, containing 20 chapters, deals with almond taxonomy, morphology, physiology, cultivation history, production, breeding (classical and molecular), cultivar development, genomics, pollen-style (in)compatibility, rootstock development, propagation, orchard management, environmental and water ...

Author(s)
Socias i Company, R.; Gradziel, T. M.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643540)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Taxonomy, botany and physiology.

This chapter discusses the taxonomy of almond, including wild almond species, and describes the morphology of the root, canopy, bud and flower, fruit and kernel. Information is also given on the crop reproductive physiology, including flower initiation, flowering, pollination, fertilization, fruit...

Author(s)
Socias i Company, R.; Ansón, J. M.; Espiau, M. T.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643540)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for History of cultivation.

This chapter presents the prehitoric evidence, historical and cultural references, as well as the old and new world dissemination of almond cultivation. The modern cultivation of the crop, with emphasis on germplasm evaluation and cultivar and rootstock improvement, is also described, focusing on...

Author(s)
Gradziel, T. M.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643540)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Production and growing regions.

This chapter provides information on almond production in Asia, eastern Europe, Mediterranean countries and New World regions in North and South America and in Australia. General production statistics for the past 60 years are shown, with more detailed data from 2001 to 2010. In the New World...

Author(s)
Gradziel, T. M.; Curtis, R.; Socias i Company, R.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643540)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Almond in the Southern Hemisphere.

This chapter discusses the history and development of almond production and cultivation in Australia, Argentina, Chile and South Africa, providing information on the cultivars in use. An analysis of the almond industry in some of these countries is given, including the advantages and disadvantages...

Author(s)
Wirthensohn, M.; Iannamico, L.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643540)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Classical genetics and breeding.

This chapter describes almond germplasm and genetics, including ploidy, genome size, inheritance of qualitative characters and heritability of quantitative traits. The objectives, methodology, achievements and prospects of breeding programmes are discussed. Major breeding objectives include...

Author(s)
Batlle, I.; Dicenta, F.; Socias i Company, R.; Gradziel, T. M.; Wirthensohn, M.; Duval, H.; Vargas, F. J.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643540)
Type
Book chapter

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