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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 Wild things.

What is the difference between a crop and a wild plant? The definition is not a black and white one. In this chapter we discover that many crops hardly differ from their wild ancestors, while others have slipped from our diet and returned to the wild. Even after thousands of years of cultivation,...

Author(s)
Warren, J. M.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645087)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Blueberry and cranberry.

The identity and role of bioactives (anthocyanins, proanthocyanidins, and other phenolics), other bioactive phytochemicals, antioxidants, health benefits (brian protection, effects on vision, urinary tract health, oral health, cardioprotection, and cancer chemoprevention), effect of preharvest and...

Author(s)
Forney, C. F.; Kalt, W.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845935283)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Botanicals in infectious disease treatment.

Infectious disease remains a significant cause of morbidity and mortality worldwide, accounting for approximately 50% of all deaths in tropical countries and as much as 20% of deaths in the Americas. Despite the significant progress made in microbiology and the control of microorganisms, sporadic...

Author(s)
Mahady, G. B.; Locklear, T.; Doyle, B. J.; Huang, Y.; Chande, T. D.
ISBN
2008 CAB International (H ISBN 9781845934132)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Cranberries and health promotion.

Cranberries and their products have been shown in several studies to provide health benefits, particularly in reducing growth and disease due to pathogens. Cranberry juice is accepted to help maintain urinary tract health. While acid was thought to play the key role it is now recognized that the...

Author(s)
Watson, R. R.
ISBN
2008 CAB International (H ISBN 9781845934132)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Vaccinium</i> spp. cranberry.

This chapter discusses the botany and history, importance, breeding (for insect resistance and herbicide tolerance) and genetics, molecular genetics, micropropagation, somatic cell genetics, genetic manipulation and conservation of cranberry.

Author(s)
McCown, B. H.; Zeldin, E. L.
ISBN
2005 CAB International (H ISBN 9780851996622)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Soft fruit applications.

This paper focuses on the use of entomopathogenic nematodes (EPNs) on the control of pests of blueberries, cane fruits (raspberries and blackberries), cranberries, currants, gooseberries, grapes and strawberries. Field efficacy of EPNs for root weevils (Otiorhynchus spp.), white grubs...

Author(s)
Cowles, R. S.; Polavarapu, S.; Williams, R. N.; Thies, A.; Ehlers, R. U.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851990170)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Rhopobota naevana</i> (Hübner), blackheaded fireworm (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae).

This chapter focuses on blackheaded fireworm (Rhopobota naevana) attacking cranberries (Vaccinium macrocarpon) in Canada, and provides an overview of the parasitoids (Trichogramma sibiricum and Trichogramma minutum) that have been used for its management, and the evaluation of effectiveness of...

Author(s)
Henderson, D. E.; Li, S. Y.; Prasad, R.
ISBN
2001 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995274)
Type
Book chapter
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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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Cover for Cranberry.

This chapter discusses the flowering, flower morphology, pollination requirements, insect pollinators (honey bees) and pollination details of Vaccinium macrocarpon.

Author(s)
Delaplane, K. S.; Mayer, D. F.
ISBN
2000 CABI (H ISBN 9780851994482)
Type
Book chapter

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