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Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Garcinia mangostana</i> mangosteen.

This chapter focuses on the origin, geographical distribution, medicinal properties, cultivation history, breeding, vegetative propagation methods and molecular genetics and genomics of mangosteens (Garcinia mangostana). The importance of developing various genetic manipulation methods for the...

Author(s)
Rekha Chaudhury; Malik, S. K.
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 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
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Cover for Pests of minor fruit crops.

This chapter focuses on the various pests of minor fruit crops, such as avocado (Persea americana), breadfruit (Artocarpus altilis), caimito (Chrysophyllum cainito), carambola (Averrhoa carambola), durian (Durio zibethinus), jackfruit (Artocarpus heterophyllus), lanzones (Lansium domesticum),...

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 Mangosteen.

This chapter on mangosteen (Garcinia mangostana) biology and production covers the following: taxonomy, geographical distribution, environmental requirements for cultivation (climate, and soil physical and chemical properties), plant morphology (whole plant, flowers and fruits) and development...

Author(s)
Paull, R. E.; Duarte, O.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845937898)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Garcinia mangostana</i> mangosteen.

This chapter discusses the botany and history, importance, breeding and genetics, molecular genetics, somatic cell genetics and genetic manipulation of G. mangostana.

Author(s)
Te-chato, S.; Lim, M.
ISBN
2005 CAB International (H ISBN 9780851996622)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Diseases of mangosteen.

This chapter reviews the distribution, importance and control of diseases of mangosteen (Garcinia mangostana), together with the characteristics and production of the fruit. Fruit diseases on mangosteen are similar to those on other tropical fruit species. Important diseases include anthracnose (...

Author(s)
Lim, T. K.; Sangchote, S.
ISBN
2003 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851993904)
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
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Pests of minor tropical fruits.

The phenology of durian, mangosteen, rambutan, acerola and carambola are reviewed, along with the key pests infesting the crops. Notes are presented on the economic importance of the pests and their control.

Author(s)
Ooi, P. A. C.; Winotai, A.; Peña, J. E.
ISBN
2002 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851994345)
Type
Book chapter

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