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Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Phoenix dactylifera</i> date palm.

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 dates (Phoenix dactylifera). The importance of developing various...

Author(s)
Cohen, Y.
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
CABI Book Chapter Info
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 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">Phoenix dactylifera</i> date palm.

This chapter discusses the botany and history, importance, breeding and genetics, micropropagation, molecular genetics, somatic cell genetics, genetic manipulation and cryopreservation of P. dactylifera.

Author(s)
Loutfi, K.; El-Hadrami, I.
ISBN
2005 CAB International (H ISBN 9780851996622)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Losses of nitrogen from arable land.

In this chapter the underlying causes of nitrogen loss in arable farming and other ecosystems, in rotations and bare soil are described. The effects of catch crops and timing of cultivations on nitrogen loss are outlined. The implications of scale and hierarchy, as well as the problem of...

Author(s)
Addiscott, T. M.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851999135)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for Biotechnology of fruit and nut crops.

This book is a comprehensive reference work on the current status of biotechnology of the major temperate, subtropical and tropical fruit and nut crop species of the world, including Actinidia spp., Anacardium occidentale, Mangifera indica, Pistacia vera, Annona spp., Cocos nucifera, Elaeis...

Author(s)
Litz, R. E.
ISBN
2005 CAB International (H ISBN 9780851996622)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Diseases of date.

This chapter reviews the distribution, importance and control of diseases of date (Phoenix dactylifera) together with characteristics and production of the fruit. There are relatively few major diseases of date, probably due to the arid conditions of culture, but those that can have major impacts...

Author(s)
Ploetz, R. C.; Ohr, H. D.; Carpenter, J. B.; Pinkas, Y.
ISBN
2003 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851993904)
Type
Book chapter

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