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Cover for Taxonomy, botany and physiology.

This chapter focuses on the botany and physiology of the horticulturally important fig (Ficus carica) species. Through understanding of its reproductive complexity and developmental biology, complete genome sequencing could place the fig as a model plant in horticulture and evolutionary biology....

Author(s)
Gaaliche, B.; Narzary, D.; Ben Mimoun, M.; Sarkhosh, A.
ISBN
2022 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242881)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for World fig cultivars.

This chapter provides information on the various fig types, i.e. caprifig fig (Ficus carica var. sylvestris), common-type figs (F. carica var. hortensis), Smyrna-type figs (F. carica var. smyrna) and San Pedro-type figs (F. carica var. intermedia), their various cultivars and the countries where...

Author(s)
Aljane, F.; Neily, M. H.; Rodrigues, M. G. F.; Mazri, C.; Stournaras, V.; Kokaj, T.; Yavari, A.; Ferguson, L.; Sarkhosh, A.
ISBN
2022 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242881)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan.

This chapter focuses on the cotton cultivation, production conditions, commonly used cultivars, cottonseed production and pest management strategies in Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan. The future of cotton production in these countries is also discussed.

Author(s)
Eschanov, B.; Namazov, S. E.
ISBN
2022 CABI (H ISBN 9781800620216)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for New high-yielding, stress-resilient, and nutritious crop varieties.

This chapter describes the performance of new cereal and legume crop varieties introduced by Africa RISING into agroecosystems in which they had not been tested before. The introduced varieties are characterized by their resilience to drought and/or their improved nutritional content.

Author(s)
Okori, P.; Chirwa, R.; Chisale, V.; Jumbo, M. B.; Makumba, W.; Makumbi, D.; Matumba, A.; Mosha, I.; Munthali, W.; Nadigatla, G.; Ngowi, P.; Njeru, J.; Ochieng, J.; Setimela, P.; Swai, E.; Tarekegne, A.
ISBN
2022 CABI (H ISBN 9781800621602)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Enhancing climate resilience using stress-tolerant maize in conservation agriculture in southern Africa.

Recurrent and widespread droughts in southern Africa (SA) reduce agricultural productivity and increase food insecurity among smallholder farmers. The average growing-season temperatures are expected to increase by 2.5°C. In SA maize is a staple food, accounting for more than 30% of total calories. ...

Author(s)
Setimela, P.; Nyagumbo, I.; Mupangwa, W.; Mutenje, M.
ISBN
2022 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245745)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Fig-fruit ripening and maturation.

This chapter describes the unique fig fruit growth and maturation and compares them with other fleshy fruits. In conclusion, the ripening process of matured fig fruit is tissue specific and mainly governed by the plant hormones ABA and ethylene. It is suggested that genome editing of the key ABA...

Author(s)
Lama, K.; Flaishman, M. A.
ISBN
2022 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242478)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Fig varieties.

This chapter gives a brief overview of the efforts toward collection and description of fig varieties, and presents the major characteristics of fig varieties from different origins that are traded worldwide.

Author(s)
Aksoy, U.; Flaishman, M. A.
ISBN
2022 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242478)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Sweet cherries.

This book contains 12 chapters focusing on the current trends in sweet cherry production, cherry flowering, fruiting and cultivars, sweet cherry rootstocks, planning a new cherry orchard, orchard establishment and production, the fundamentals of sweet cherry pruning, various sweet cherry training...

Author(s)
Long, L. E.; Lang, G. A.; Kaiser, C.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781786398284)
Type
Book
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Cover for Cherry flowering, fruiting and cultivars.

This paper discusses the flowering and fruiting habit, cultivar pollen compatibility, pollination and fertilization of cherries. The major sweet cherry cultivars and their characteristics are described, including their key attributes for fresh markets.

Author(s)
Long, L. E.; Lang, G. A.; Kaiser, C.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781786398284)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Sweet cherry rootstocks.

All commercial sweet cherry trees are either budded or grafted. This chapter deals with sweet cherry rootstocks. Rootstocks are used for several purposes: (i) ease for propagating and producing more trees of a superior cultivar; (ii) better adaptation to particular soil or site characteristics; and ...

Author(s)
Long, L. E.; Lang, G. A.; Kaiser, C.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781786398284)
Type
Book chapter

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