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Cover for Hydroponic System - Solution Culture.

This paper discusses about the solution culture or 'hydroculture' systems, which are methods of crop production which do not employ the use of substrates to contain the root system and hold moisture between irrigations. It includes NFT or the nutrient film technique, deep water culture/deep flow...

Author(s)
Morgan, L.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789244830)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Substrate-based Hydroponic Systems.

This chapter focuses on substrate-based hydroponic systems. The main purpose of the substrate in hydroponic systems is to provide plant support, allowing roots to grow throughout the medium absorbing water and nutrients from the nutrient solution. Topics discussed are properties of hydroponic...

Author(s)
Morgan, L.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789244830)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Greenhouse produce quality and assessment.

'Quality' of greenhouse and hydroponic produce implies suitability for a particular purpose or the degree to which certain set standards are met. Aspects of produce quality may encompass sensory properties (appearance, texture, taste and aroma), nutritive values, chemical constituents, mechanical...

Author(s)
Morgan, L.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789244830)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Managing the orchard environment.

This chapter focuses on the importance of managing the orchard environment for a sustainable sweet cherry production, i.e. fertilizer application, irrigation and crop-weed competition, among others. The influence of some climate-related environmental factors on sweet cherry production are also...

Author(s)
Long, L. E.; Lang, G. A.; Kaiser, C.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781786398284)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Plant nutrition and irrigation.

This chapter focuses on plant nutrition and irrigation in guava production. Information is given on soil, salinity, nutrient uptake, role of nutrients, fertilizer rate and time of application, foliar application, integrated nutrient management, tissue analysis, organic production, water management, ...

Author(s)
Sisir Mitra
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789247022)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Orchard management.

Commercial production from a guava orchard begins on the third year after planting and cropping may continue for 40 years or more. The performance of an orchard depends on its management, which includes water and nutrient management, selection of the correct cultivars, planting technique, canopy...

Author(s)
Sisir Mitra; Pathak, P. K.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789247022)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Guava: botany, production and uses.

This publication presents the current state of knowledge concerning the origin, history, culture and trade of guava throughout the world. The fruit composition and processing, as well as fruit set, development and maturation are described. The propagation, biotechnology, nutrition, irrigation,...

ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789247022)
Type
Book
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Cover for Orchard establishment and tree management.

The pomegranate is a rustic tree that can survive in hard conditions with almost no care, but for commercial cultivation, an adequate supply of fertilizers and water, soil preparation, application of plant growth regulators and specific phytosanitary treatments, training, winter and summer pruning...

Author(s)
Ferrara, G.; Palasciano, M.; Sarkhosh, A.; Cossio, F.; Babu, K. D.; Mazzeo, A.
ISBN
2021 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789240764)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Water requirements and responses to irrigation restrictions.

This chapter discusses pomegranate water requirements and its responses to irrigation restrictions. Pomegranate water relations are described, including water requirements and responses to water stress (in terms of yield and tree performance, fruit quality at harvest and fruit storage potential),...

Author(s)
Intrigliolo, D. S.; Wang, D.; Pérez-Gago, M. B.; Palou, L.; Ayars, J.; Puerto, H.; Bartual, J.
ISBN
2021 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789240764)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for Cut flowers and foliages.

This book contains 8 chapters focusing on the breadth and depth of the cut flower and foliage industry, the production and postharvest handling of the most economically important cut flowers, specialty cut flowers, irrigation, fertilizer application, plant pests and diseases and their control and...

ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789247602)
Type
Book

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