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Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Averrhoa carambola</i> carambola.

This chapter discusses the botany and history, importance, breeding and genetics, molecular genetics, micropropagation and somatic cell genetics of carambola.

Author(s)
Litz, R. E.
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 Recommended CA conditions.

This chapter provides information on the recommended conditions in the controlled atmosphere storage of various crops and their cultivars and strains, such as apples, apricots, aubergines, avocados, bananas, basil, breadfruits, broccoli, Brussels sprouts (Brassica oleracea var. gemmifera), lima...

Author(s)
Thompson, A. K.; Prange, R. K.; Bancroft, R. D.; Puttongsiri, T.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786393739)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Carambola and bilimbi.

This chapter focuses on the taxonomy, origin and distribution, ecology, morphology and physiology of carambola (Averrhoa carambola) and bilimbi (A. bilimbi). The development of cultivars, cultural production practices, pest, disease and weed management and orchard protection against various abiotic ...

Author(s)
Paull, R. E.; Duarte, O.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845937898)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Exotics [litchi, longan, rambutan, pomegranate, mangosteen, kiwifruit, passion fruit, persimmon, carambola].

This paper focuses on the nutritional and medicinal benefits of exotic fruits, such as litchi, rambutan, longan, mangosteen, kiwifruit, persimmon, passion fruit and carambola. The health promoting compounds of these fruits and the effect of pre- and postharvest treatments on their bioactive...

Author(s)
Somboonkaew, N.; Terry, L. A.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845935283)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Pests of minor fruit crops.

This chapter focuses on the various pests of minor fruit crops, such as avocado (Persea americana), breadfruit (Artocarpus altilis), caimito (Chrysophyllum cainito), carambola (Averrhoa carambola), durian (Durio zibethinus), jackfruit (Artocarpus heterophyllus), lanzones (Lansium domesticum),...

Author(s)
Muniappan, R.; Shepard, B. M.; Carner, G. R.; Ooi, P. A. C.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845939519)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Averrhoa carambola</i> carambola.

This chapter discusses the botany and history, importance, breeding and genetics, molecular genetics, micropropagation, somatic cell genetics and genetic manipulation of carambola.

Author(s)
Litz, R. E.; Griffis, J. L., Jr.
ISBN
2005 CAB International (H ISBN 9780851996622)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for Biotechnology of fruit and nut crops.

This book is a comprehensive reference work on the current status of biotechnology of the major temperate, subtropical and tropical fruit and nut crop species of the world, including Actinidia spp., Anacardium occidentale, Mangifera indica, Pistacia vera, Annona spp., Cocos nucifera, Elaeis...

Author(s)
Litz, R. E.
ISBN
2005 CAB International (H ISBN 9780851996622)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Pests of minor tropical fruits.

The phenology of durian, mangosteen, rambutan, acerola and carambola are reviewed, along with the key pests infesting the crops. Notes are presented on the economic importance of the pests and their control.

Author(s)
Ooi, P. A. C.; Winotai, A.; Peña, J. E.
ISBN
2002 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851994345)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Horticultural commodity requirements.

This chapter discusses the requirements for successful storage of fruits such as apple, apricot, avocado, banana, blueberry, cantaloupe, carambola, cherimoya, sweet cherry, Barbados cherry, surinam, currant, cranberries, grapes, grapefruit, guavas, honeydew melon, Persian lime, mango, orange,...

Author(s)
Burg, S. P.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851998015)
Type
Book chapter

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