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Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Dimocarpus longan</i> longan and <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Litchi chinensis</i> litchi.

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

Author(s)
Padilla, G.; Raharjo, S. H. T.; Litz, R. E.; Hormaza, J. I.
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 Litchi and longan.

This chapter focuses on the taxonomy, origin and distribution, effects of climatic factors on the ecology, morphology and physiology of litchi and longan. The cultivar development, cultural practices for propagation, cultivation, irrigation, pruning, ferilizer application and pest, weed and disease ...

Author(s)
Paull, R. E.; Duarte, O.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936723)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Exotics [litchi, longan, rambutan, pomegranate, mangosteen, kiwifruit, passion fruit, persimmon, carambola].

This paper focuses on the nutritional and medicinal benefits of exotic fruits, such as litchi, rambutan, longan, mangosteen, kiwifruit, persimmon, passion fruit and carambola. The health promoting compounds of these fruits and the effect of pre- and postharvest treatments on their bioactive...

Author(s)
Somboonkaew, N.; Terry, L. A.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845935283)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Dimocarpus longan</i> longan and <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Litchi chinensis</i> litchi.

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

Author(s)
Litz, R. E.; Raharjo, S.
ISBN
2005 CAB International (H ISBN 9780851996622)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Taxonomy, botany and plant development.

This chapter briefly covers the taxonomy, biological development (including flowering and fruiting), and morphology of litchi (Litchi chinensis) and longan.

Author(s)
Subhadrabandhu, S.; Stern, R. A.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996967)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Propagation.

This chapter describes the propagation of longan and litchi (Litchi chinensis) from seeds and through vegetative propagation methods (planting of stem cuttings, air layering, side grafting, whip and tongue grafting, splice grafting, approach grafting, and budding).

Author(s)
Mitra, S. K.; Ray, P. K.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996967)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Biotechnology.

This chapter reviews current research on various aspects of biotechnology applications (breeding and genetics, molecular markers, gene cloning, micropropagation, somatic cell genetics, somatic embryogenesis, haploid recovery, protoplast isolation and culture, genetic transformation, somatic...

Author(s)
Litz, R. E.; Raharjo, S.; Matsumoto, K.; Witjaksono
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996967)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Cultivars and plant improvement.

This chapter summarizes research on cultivar development, cultivar identification, genetic analysis and genetic improvement in litchi (Litchi chinensis) and longan, and describes litchi cultivars in China, Taiwan, Vietnam, Thailand, India, Bangladesh, Nepal, Philippines, Indonesia, southern Africa, ...

Author(s)
Menzel, C. M.; Huang XuMing; Liu ChengMing
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996967)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Flowering.

This chapter reviews the following aspects of shoot and flower development in longan and litchi (Litchi chinensis): types of shoots (vegetative shoots, generative shoots, and mixed and transition shoots); role of growth regulators (cytokinins, auxins, ethylene, gibberellins and abscisic acid) and...

Author(s)
Davenport, T. L.; Stern, R. A.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996967)
Type
Book chapter

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