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Cover for Orchard establishment and tree management.

The pomegranate is a rustic tree that can survive in hard conditions with almost no care, but for commercial cultivation, an adequate supply of fertilizers and water, soil preparation, application of plant growth regulators and specific phytosanitary treatments, training, winter and summer pruning...

Author(s)
Ferrara, G.; Palasciano, M.; Sarkhosh, A.; Cossio, F.; Babu, K. D.; Mazzeo, A.
ISBN
2021 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789240764)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Physiological disorders.

Pomegranate cultivation and its potential quality yield are affected by various physiological disorders such as browning, fruit cracking, internal breakdown, scald and chilling injury. In this chapter, the various physiological disorders commonly occurring in pomegranate and their control measures...

Author(s)
Shivashankara, K. S.; Geetha, G. A.
ISBN
2021 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789240764)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Carrots and related <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Apiaceae</i> crops, 2nd edition.

This book covers the scientific basis of biology and production of carrots and related Apiaceae crops, with updated technical crop management content. This new edition is divided intro three sections: (i) crops' importance and main features; (ii) carrots, from their genetic diversity and breeding...

Author(s)
Emmanuel, G.; Philipp, W. S.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789240955)
Type
Book
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Cover for Coriander.

This chapter provides information on the biology, uses, crop management strategies, plant diseases and pests, crop protection and harvests of coriander (Coriandrum sativum).

Author(s)
Gallotte, P.; Walton, A.; Bouverat-Bernier, J. P.; Gallois, P.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789240955)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Indigenous food systems: contributions to sustainable food systems and sustainable diets.

Indigenous food systems are remarkable reservoirs of unique cultural knowledge grounded in historical legacy and spirituality that acknowledge the inextricable link of people with their sustainably managed resources. These sustainable food systems can provide essential understanding about...

Author(s)
Kuhnlein, H.; Eme, P.; Larrinoa, Y. F. de
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786392848)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Fertiliser programmes.

Fertiliser application is a major activity in the nursery. The materials and types of fertiliser for nursery palm plants vary. Fertiliser recommendations can be different among oil palm nurseries in different companies due to varying management practices and soil types used. It is recommended to...

Author(s)
Laksono, N. D.; Setiawati, U.; Nur, F.; Rahmaningsih, M.; Anwar, Y.; Rusfiandi, H.; Forster, B. P.; Sembiring, E. H.; Subbarao, A. S.; Zahara, H.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242140)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Production in open field.

This chapter discusses the most important field procedures for managing the tomato crop, including soil preparation and disinfection, planting techniques, crop management and harvesting.

Author(s)
Santos, B. M.; Salamé-Donoso, T. P.
ISBN
2018 CABI (H ISBN 9781780641935)
Type
Book chapter
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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
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Cover for Horticulture for food and nutrition security.

This chapter looks at horticultural development in India and the importance of horticulture for nutritional security and health. Challenges ahead for the horticultural sector are highlighted. The chapter also discusses technological advancements in (i) genetic improvement; (ii) efficient crop...

Author(s)
Paroda, R. S.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786395177)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Precise crop load management.

This chapter discusses three approaches of precision crop load management. Several production practices can be used to reduce crop load, but the chief practices are fruit thinning and pruning. Obtaining the optimal crop load for fruit size, quality and return bloom with chemical thinning is...

Author(s)
Zhang CaiXi; Chen Du
ISBN
2018 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648507)
Type
Book chapter

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