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Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Vaccinium</i> spp. blueberry and cranberry.

This chapter focuses on the origin, geographical distribution, nutritive value, cultivation history, breeding, vegetative propagation methods and molecular genetics and genomics of Vaccinium spp. (blueberries and cranberries). The importance of developing various genetic manipulation methods for...

Author(s)
Song GuoQing
ISBN
2020 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780648279)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The blueberry industry.

In this chapter, the blueberry industry is described with information on the history of cultivation, the most important locations, the species and the cultural practices employed in the different production regions. The dramatic changes in the worldwide industry in the last few years are also...

Author(s)
Retamales, J. B.; Hancock, J. F.
ISBN
2018 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647265)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Blueberry taxonomy and breeding.

This chapter 2 deals with the taxonomy of blueberry species and the history of improvement and current breeding efforts, tools and goals. It also describes the most important blueberry cultivars grown worldwide. The emerging genomic information on the blueberry is highlighted.

Author(s)
Retamales, J. B.; Hancock, J. F.
ISBN
2018 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647265)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Growth and development of blueberries.

In this chapter, the anatomy and morphology of the highbush (Vaccinium corymbosum) and rabbiteye blueberry (Vaccinium ashei) are discussed, followed by a discussion of vegetative and reproductive growth and development. Effects of environmental factors (such as temperature and photoperiod) on...

Author(s)
Retamales, J. B.; Hancock, J. F.
ISBN
2018 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647265)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Light, photosynthesis and yield in blueberries.

In this chapter, a global vision of the physiology (functioning) of a blueberry plant is described with regard to the generation and distribution of carbohydrates. The factors that are involved in dry matter production and its partitioning among the various plant organs are discussed, as well as...

Author(s)
Retamales, J. B.; Hancock, J. F.
ISBN
2018 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647265)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Nutrition in blueberries.

This chapter examines some fundamental concepts of plant nutrition and describes the critical factors influencing blueberry nutrition. These factors include: (i) supply of nutrients from the soil (substrate); (ii) soil pH; (iii) role of ericoid mycorrhizae; (iv) determination of nutrient status;...

Author(s)
Retamales, J. B.; Hancock, J. F.
ISBN
2018 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647265)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Blueberry field management and harvesting.

This chapter covers several management practices of utmost importance in blueberry cultivation, including mulching, protected cultivation, soilless culture, irrigation, pruning, grafting, pollination and harvesting. The impact of insufficient or excess water is explained. The methods to determine...

Author(s)
Retamales, J. B.; Hancock, J. F.
ISBN
2018 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647265)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Growth regulators in blueberry production.

This chapter examines the most important considerations regarding the spray application of plant growth regulators (PGRs), as well as reviewing the factors that affect their performance. The most important current and potential uses of PGRs in blueberry production are presented, considering not...

Author(s)
Retamales, J. B.; Hancock, J. F.
ISBN
2018 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647265)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Blueberry diseases and pests, their management and cultivar resistance.

This chapter covers the most relevant pests, diseases and weeds that attack blueberries. The information on diseases, caused by viruses, bacteria and fungi, is presented based on the organs affected. The symptoms associated with diseases and pests are also described.

Author(s)
Retamales, J. B.; Hancock, J. F.
ISBN
2018 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647265)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Pre- and postharvest management of fruit quality.

This chapter discusses the pre- and postharvest management of fruit quality of blueberries. The attributes and factors affecting fruit quality are defined, as well as the factors that influence the postharvest life of the fruit and the approaches used to extend fruit quality, with a focus on the...

Author(s)
Retamales, J. B.; Hancock, J. F.
ISBN
2018 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647265)
Type
Book chapter

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