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Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Psidium guajava</i> guava.

This chapter focuses on the origin, geographical distribution, morphological and phenological characteristics, cultivation history, breeding, vegetative propagation methods and molecular genetics and genomics of guavas (Psidium guajava). The importance of developing various genetic manipulation...

Author(s)
Rai, M. K.; Uma Jaiswal
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
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Cover for Integration of biopesticides with natural enemies for control of tropical fruit flies (Diptera: Tephritidae).

Author(s)
Vargas, R. I.; Souder, S.; Leblanc, L.; Banks, J. E.; Stark, J. D.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394118)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
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Cover for Food-based approaches for combating malnutrition - lessons lost?

This chapter describes programmes that focused on dietary quality in Tanzania, Zimbabwe and Bangladesh, a crucial but neglected part of food and nutrition security. These programmes utilized various approaches and were all in some way successful though, as usual, valuable lessons often come from...

Author(s)
Greiner, T.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642994)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Pests of major fruit crops.

This chapter focuses on the pests of bananas (Musa spp.), citrus (Citrus spp.), guava (Psidium guajava), mango (Mangifera indica), pawpaws (Carica papaya) and pineapple (Ananas comosus). The taxonomy, origin, geographical distribution, host range, life cycle and damage caused by these pests are...

Author(s)
Muniappan, R.; Shepard, B. M.; Carner, G. R.; Ooi, P. A. C.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845939519)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Guava.

This chapter focuses on the taxonomy, origin and distribution, ecology, morphology, physiology and plant development of guava. The development of new cultivars, cultural production practices, pest, disease and weed management and orchard protection against various abiotic factors are discussed and...

Author(s)
Paull, R. E.; Duarte, O.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845937898)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Recent advances in the management of fungal pathogens of fruit crops.

Fruits constitute a rich source of sugars, vitamins, minerals and medicinally important compounds like flavonoids, which prevent cancer and cardiovascular diseases. These are eaten as a dessert or processed into jams, jellies, ice creams and drinks; grapes are dried to make raisins. The science of...

Author(s)
Arun Arya
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936037)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Psidium guajava</i> guava.

This chapter discusses the botany and history, importance, breeding and genetics, molecular genetics, micropropagation, somatic cell genetics, genetic manipulation and preservation of guava.

Author(s)
Uma Jaiswal; Jaiswal, V. S.
ISBN
2005 CAB International (H ISBN 9780851996622)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Nematode parasites of subtropical and tropical fruit tree crops.

This paper focuses on the parasitic nematodes infesting avocado (Persea americana), fig (Ficus carica), guava (Psidium guajava), lychee (Litchi chinensis), mango (Mangifera indica), olive (Olea europaea), pawpaw (Carica papaya), persimmon (Diospyros kaki), cashew (Anacardium occidentale), macadamia ...

Author(s)
El-Borai, F. E.; Duncan, L. W.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851997278)
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

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