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Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Mangifera indica</i> mango.

This chapter focuses on the origin, morphological and physiological characteristics, cultivation history, breeding, vegetative propagation methods, cryopreservation of embryos and molecular genetics of mangoes (Mangifera indica). The importance of genetic manipulation in improving the fruit...

Author(s)
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 Organic integrated pest management of tropical fruit crops.

This chapter reviews the tactics that could be used or are currently used for organic tropical fruit production. Key insect pests of 4 tropical-subtropical crops, i.e. avocado, mango, pawpaw and banana, are presented and the phases of the IPM programmes for their control are reviewed and discussed.

Author(s)
Peña, J. E.; Carrillo, D.; Fab, B.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780644998)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Socio-economic impacts and extension process of conservation biological control in mango orchards in Réunion Island.

Author(s)
Deguine, J. P.; Jacquot, M.; Frago, E.; Laurent, P.; Vanhuffel, L.; Vincenot, D.; Aubertot, J. N.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394118)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
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Cover for Economic impact of biological control of mango-infesting fruit flies: a case study of Kenya.

Author(s)
Muriithi, B. W.; Mohamed, S. A.; Sunday, E.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394118)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
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
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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
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Cover for Evaluating WTO institutions for resolving trade disputes involving non-tariff measures: four cases involving Brazil.

This chapter provides a perspective of developing countries on the role of the World Trade Organization in solving Sanitary and Phytosanitary (SPS) agreement and Technical Barriers to Trade (TBT) agreement trade conflicts caused by government regulations. The role of private standards impacting...

Author(s)
Miranda, S. H. G. de
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845935573)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Mango.

This chapter focuses on the taxonomy, origin and distribution and effects of soil and climatic factors on the ecology of mango. The morphology, physiology, cultivar development, propagation, cultivation, irrigation, pruning, fertilizer application, flower induction and weed, pest and disease...

Author(s)
Paull, R. E.; Duarte, O.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936723)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Tropical fruit [banana, pineapple, papaya and mango].

The identity and role of bioactives of banana (phenolic compounds, vitamins, carotenoids, minerals, essential amino acids), pineapple (bromelain, vitamins and minerals, carotenoids and phenolic compounds), papaya (carotenoids and phenolics, vitamins and minerals, papain), mango (phenolic compounds, ...

Author(s)
Thanaraj, T.; Terry, L. A.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845935283)
Type
Book chapter

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