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Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Cocos nucifera</i> coconut.

This chapter focuses on the origin, geographical distribution, morphological, physiological and phenological characteristics, cultivation history, breeding, vegetative propagation methods and molecular genetics and genomics of coconuts (Cocos nucifera). The importance of developing various genetic...

Author(s)
Adkins, S. W.; Biddle, J.; Nguyen, Q. T.; Foale, 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 Nematode parasites of coconut and other palms.

This chapter describes the nematode parasites of coconut (Cocos nucifera) and other palms such as Elaeis guineensis, Phoenix dactylifera, Areca catechu and Metroxylon spp. Information is given on their distribution, biology and life cycle, symptoms of damage, survival and means of dissemination,...

Author(s)
Griffith, R.; Giblin-Davis, R. M.; Koshy, P. K.; Sosamma, V. K.; Kanzaki, N.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786391247)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Damage assessment and damage surveys.

This chapter outlines established methods for the assessment of damage and losses caused by rodents to certain crops (rice, oil palms, coconuts, maize, sugarcane and cocoa) and stored products. The importance of damage assessment data in predicting the cost and benefits of implementing rodent...

Author(s)
Buckle, A. P.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938178)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Effects of land-use changes on biochemical and microbial parameters in soils of the Andaman Islands, India.

This chapter highlights the findings of investigations on microbial and biochemical parameters in soils under undisturbed humid tropical forests in the Andaman Islands of India and adjacent plantations of (Cocos nucifera; Arecaceae), arecanut (Areca catechu; Arecaceae), rubber (Hevea brasiliensis;...

Author(s)
Raghavan Dinesh; Arkalgud Ganeshamurthy; Chaudhuri, S. G.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642109)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Palms.

This chapter on coconut (Cocos nucifera) and salak (Salacca zalacca) covers the following: taxonomy, area of origin, geographical distribution, environmental conditions (soil chemical and physical properties) for growth, plant morphology (stems, roots, leaves, inflorescences and flowers) and...

Author(s)
Paull, R. E.; Duarte, O.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845937898)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Food safety (quality) assurance and certification of production.

This chapter discusses the origins of the HACCP concept and outlines key steps in HACCP establishment. Also, general management systems that should be developed to ensure a chemically-safe food are discussed, including their application to specific food products.

Author(s)
Brimer, L.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936761)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Plant resistance.

This chapter focuses on a few more extensively studied examples of resistance to phytoplasmal diseases: coconut lethal yellowing in the tropics and three major diseases of temperate fruit trees, namely apple proliferation (AP), pear decline (PD) and European stone fruit yellows (ESFY). AP and PD...

Author(s)
Seemüller, E.; Harries, H.
ISBN
2009 CABI (H ISBN 9781845935306)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Nematode parasites of coconut and other palms.

This paper focuses on the parasitic nematodes infesting coconuts (Cocos nucifera) and other palms, including oil palm (Elaeis guineensis), date palm (Phoenix dactylifera) and arecanut (Areca catechu). Their biology and life cycle, survival and spread, symptoms of damage, economic importance, and...

Author(s)
Griffith, R.; Giblin-Davis, R. M.; Koshy, P. K.; Sosamma, V. K.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851997278)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Cocos nucifera</i> coconut.

This chapter discusses the botany and history, importance, breeding and genetics, molecular genetics, somatic cell genetics and genetic resource conservation of coconuts.

Author(s)
Hocher, V.; Verdeil, J. L.; Malaurie, B.
ISBN
2005 CAB International (H ISBN 9780851996622)
Type
Book chapter

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