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Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Prunus</i> spp. cherry.

This chapter discusses the botany and history, breeding and genetics, molecular genetics, gene cloning, micropropagation, micrografting, somatic cell genetics, genetic manipulation, somatic hybridization, genetic transformation and cryopreservation of cherry.

Author(s)
Pijut, P. M.
ISBN
2020 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780648279)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Prunus</i> L.

This chapter describes the origin and introduction; climatic and site requirements, and other silvicultural characteristics; pests and diseases; natural regeneration; flowering, seed production and nursery conditions; provenance; yield and rotations; timber; and place of cherry (Prunus avium) in...

Author(s)
Savill, P.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786393920)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for The silviculture of trees used in British forestry.

This book offers an updated overview of some 68 species of silvicultural importance in British forestry. The book provides concise but detailed information about the silvicultural characteristics of forest trees in Britain, in a readily accessible form. It is written by an internationally...

Author(s)
Savill, P.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786393920)
Type
Book
CABI Book Info
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 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
CABI Book Chapter Info
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
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Birch and other short-lived canopy trees.

This chapter describes birch in the UK, including its regeneration, growth and survival. Further, the chapter discusses other short-lived canopy trees in the region, viz., sallow, gean, aspen, and alder.

Author(s)
Peterken, G. F.; Mountford, E. P.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648651)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Cherries: botany, production and uses.

This book contains 20 chapters and is divided into 4 parts focusing on genetic resources and improvement, ecophysiology and production, pests and diseases and their management and harvesting, processing and utilization of sweet and sour cherries.

Author(s)
Quero-García, J.; Lezzoni, A.; Puławska, J.; Lang, G.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648378)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Cherry production.

It is said to be difficult to obtain accurate cherry production data. In many cases, production for both cherry species, sweet (Prunus avium) and sour (Prunus cerasus), are published together under one 'cherry' category. This form of data presentation is more frequent in countries where sour cherry ...

Author(s)
Bujdosó, G.; Hrotkó, K.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648378)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Flowering, fruit set and development.

In this chapter, flower biology and fruit set in cherry, sweet (Prunus avium) and sour (Prunus avium), are examined, paying attention to the critical steps that result in failures in fruit set. For this purpose, a chronological timeline is followed. First, flower development is examined in relation ...

Author(s)
Herrero, M.; Rodrigo, J.; Wünsch, A.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648378)
Type
Book chapter

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