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Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Vitis</i> spp. grape.

This chapter discusses the botany and history, importance, breeding and genetics, molecular genetics, gene cloning, genomics, micropropagation, micrografting, somatic cell genetics, genetic manipulation, somatic hybridization, genetic transformation and cryopreservation of grape.

Author(s)
Dhekney, S. A.; Basford, A. T.; Chhatre, V. E.; Rosenberg, M. B.; Claflin, C.; Sessions, S. K.; Li, Z. J.; Gray, D. J.
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 Pest management in organic grape production.

This chapter focuses on the development of strategies to manage arthropod pests of organic grape vineyards, such as nematodes, insects and mites, with relatively little use of pesticides. These strategies include biological control, mating disruption and cultural methods.

Author(s)
Kreiter, S.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780644998)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Fungicides.

This chapter deals with the development of organic protectant and systemic fungicides and the application of fungicides in controlling disease problems of coffee, cocoa, soyabean, cereals, rice, bananas/plantains, fruit trees, grapes and rubber. A brief discussion on their mechanisms of action is...

Author(s)
Matthews, G. A.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786394873)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for Grapes.

This second edition contains ten chapters dealing with grapevine history, uses and production; cultivars, anatomy and improvement; growth and fruit development; climatic requirements; vineyard establishment; seasonal management; nutrition; mechanization; pests, diseases and disorders; and harvest...

Author(s)
Creasy, G. L.; Creasy, L. L.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786391360)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for History, uses and production.

The grapevine (Vitis spp.) is cultivated all over the world and the grape itself is used for a myriad of products. Most grapes are grown for the production of wine but, when first discovered, its appeal as fresh eating fruit was probably what attracted the first hunter-gatherers. Today, the fruit...

Author(s)
Creasy, G. L.; Creasy, L. L.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786391360)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Cultivars, anatomy and improvement.

Grapes are one of the world's most-planted horticultural crops, and there is a wide range of cultivars in use, many of them well suited to a particular area or end use. In addition to listing the most used cultivars, this chapter discusses clones, or selections within a cultivar, which are another...

Author(s)
Creasy, G. L.; Creasy, L. L.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786391360)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Grapevine growth and fruit development.

This chapter reviews the growth cycle of the grapevine, along with factors that influence it. The fact that the vine is a perennial plant means that management is quite different to that for annual crops, as well as there being unique aspects to cultivating young versus established vines. An...

Author(s)
Creasy, G. L.; Creasy, L. L.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786391360)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Climatic requirements.

This chapter reviews some of the physiological requirements of grapevines with regard to their environment, with an eye to commercial production. The grape production in cold climates, tropical areas, low light situations, heat, water availability, different soil properties, terroir, and under...

Author(s)
Creasy, G. L.; Creasy, L. L.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786391360)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Vineyard establishment.

In this chapter, the process of putting in a vineyard is followed from first thoughts to making sure that the vines get off to a healthy start, ready to produce as much high-quality crop as possible for the life of the vineyard. The site selection (considering climatic factors, soil types, slope...

Author(s)
Creasy, G. L.; Creasy, L. L.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786391360)
Type
Book chapter

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