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Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Malus</i> × <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">domestica</i> apple.

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

Author(s)
Hanke, M. V.; Flachowsky, H.; Peil, A.; Emeriewen, O. F.
ISBN
2020 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780648279)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Introduction.

This introductory chapter presents the history of apple cider production and industry in the USA. It also describes the classification of cider apple cultivars and the quantification of cider apple juice titratable acidity and tannin levels.

Author(s)
Alexander, T. R.; Valliere, B. L. E.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245493)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Origins of cider quality attributes.

The objective of the article was to define the factors that affect cider quality at each stage of the production process, as pre-fermentation treatments of fruit and juice, fermentation management, and post-fermentation treatments of cider will also have impacts on final product quality.

Author(s)
Alexander, T. R.; Valliere, B. L. E.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245493)
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
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Pest management in organic apple, pear and stone fruit.

This chapter describes currently applied and possible future strategies and methods for insect pest control in organic apple, pear and stone fruit production.

Author(s)
Daniel, C.; Matray, S.; Stoeckli, S.; Niggli, U.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780644998)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Precision nutrient management.

This chapter will focus on cumulative fertigation research undertaken primarily in high-density apple and cherry as a case study of the practical application of fertigation. Thus, the information is most relevant to semi-arid fruit-growing regions, where irrigation is required to achieve...

Author(s)
Neilsen, G.; Neilsen, D.
ISBN
2018 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648507)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Mechanical harvest and in-field handling of tree fruit crops.

This chapter provides a general overview and description of various components of mechanized and automated fruit harvesting and handling systems. The chapter also introduces two case studies: one in shake-and-catch cherry harvesting; and another in robotic apple harvesting. As the design of crop...

Author(s)
Karkee, M.; Silwal, A.; Davidson, J. R.
ISBN
2018 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648507)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Quality.

This chapter focuses on the effects of controlled atmosphere storage on the flavour, nutritive value and sugar levels in various fruits and vegetables, such as apples, peaches, grapes, oranges and lettuces, among others.

Author(s)
Thompson, A. K.; Prange, R. K.; Bancroft, R. D.; Puttongsiri, T.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786393739)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for MA packaging.

This chapter focuses on the benefits of the use of modified atmosphere (MA) packaging using various plastic films in reducing losses and preserving quality in fruits and vegetables. The various plastic films, absorbent materials and fumigation techniques used in MA packaging are highlighted and the ...

Author(s)
Thompson, A. K.; Prange, R. K.; Bancroft, R. D.; Puttongsiri, T.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786393739)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for IPM case studies: deciduous fruit tree aphids.

This chapter focuses on the various methods used in the control of aphid pests of deciduous fruit trees, such as apples and pears (chemical, biological, cultural and host resistance). The efficacy of these control methods and their integration (IPM) are also discussed.

Author(s)
Barbagallo, S.; Cocuzza, G. E. M.; Cravedi, P.; Komazaki, S.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647098)
Type
Book chapter

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