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Cover for Mushrooms: <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Agaricus bisporus</i>.

This book, which is selected in nature to Agaricus bisporus, presents fundamental guidelines for mushroom production together with the advances in research in this field. The first chapter presents the history of button mushroom cultivation, mushroom classification, distribution, and nutritional...

ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781800620414)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for History, health benefits, market, and production status of button mushroom.

Mushrooms represent a small branch in the evolution of the fungal kingdom Eumycota and are commonly known as the 'fleshy fungi'. They are non-photosynthetic organisms that evolved from algae (Stamets and Chilton, 1983). Out of 1.5 million existing fungi species, 160,000 species are considered as...

Author(s)
El-Sebaaly, Z.; Hammoud, M.; Sassine, Y. N.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781800620414)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Breeding of <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Agaricus bisporus</i>: strains, spawns, and impact on yield.

Quality traits including nutrient accumulation, morphology, and texture affect the nutritional status and palatability of edible button mushrooms (Agaricus bisporus). Research in the field of genetic manipulation is still at an immature stage in Basidiomycete mushrooms. Over the decades, efforts to ...

Author(s)
Sattar, M. N.; Iftikhar, S.; El-Masri, I.; Aldine, N. J.; El-Sebaaly, Z.; Sassine, Y. N.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781800620414)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Introduction to banana, abacá and enset.

Banana, abacá and enset belong to the Musaceae family of flowering plants in the order Zingerberales. The family has two genera: Musa and Ensete. Banana and abacá belong to genus Musa and enset to the genus Ensete. This chapter provides information on their taxonomy, morphology, cultivation and...

Author(s)
Jones, D. R.; Daniells, J. W.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780647197)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Minor families.

This chapter includes mites in five families (Dolichocybidae, Siteroptidae, Pygmephoridae, Scutacaridae and Microdispidae) that have in common a capacity to be either directly or indirectly injurious to mushrooms (including edible and cultivated mushroom species). Information is given on their...

Author(s)
Vacante, V.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781845939946)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Recommended CA conditions.

This chapter provides information on the recommended conditions in the controlled atmosphere storage of various crops and their cultivars and strains, such as apples, apricots, aubergines, avocados, bananas, basil, breadfruits, broccoli, Brussels sprouts (Brassica oleracea var. gemmifera), lima...

Author(s)
Thompson, A. K.; Prange, R. K.; Bancroft, R. D.; Puttongsiri, T.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786393739)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Status of entomopathogenic nematodes in integrated pest management strategies in South Africa.

Integrated pest management (IPM) strategies are currently implemented against several insect pests in South Africa, of which noteworthy targets include: the false codling moth, Thaumatotibia leucotreta, on citrus; potato leaf miner, Liriomyza huidobrensis, in potato; grapevine mealybug, Planococcus ...

Author(s)
Hatting, J. L.; Malan, A. P.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786390004)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Status of entomopathogenic nematodes in integrated pest management strategies in Poland.

The entomophilic nematodes (EPNs) infect many different types of soil insects, including the larval forms of butterflies, moths, beetles and flies, as well as adult crickets and grasshoppers. EPNs can be cultured easily in vitro; have a high reproductive potential; have a broad host range; are safe ...

Author(s)
Kowalska, J.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786390004)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Family Agaricaceae.

This chapter focuses on the origin and history, botany and life cycle and types and cultivars of members of the family Agaricaceae. The production and culture and nutritive value of these crops are also presented.

Author(s)
Welbaum, G. E.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645346)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for Vegetable production and practices.

This book contains 22 chapters focusing on some of the current and traditional issues surrounding vegetable production, handling and consumption and vegetable safety. Chapters on the requirements for plant growth and development are presented and some of the more serious vegetable pests are...

Author(s)
Welbaum, G. E.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645346)
Type
Book

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