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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 Family Agaricaceae.

This chapter focuses on the origin and history, botany and life cycle and types and cultivars of members of the family Agaricaceae. The production and culture and nutritive value of these crops are also presented.

Author(s)
Welbaum, G. E.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645346)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Vegetable production and practices.

This book contains 22 chapters focusing on some of the current and traditional issues surrounding vegetable production, handling and consumption and vegetable safety. Chapters on the requirements for plant growth and development are presented and some of the more serious vegetable pests are...

Author(s)
Welbaum, G. E.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645346)
Type
Book
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Cover for Microbial metabolites in the cosmetics industry.

The cosmetics industry is one of the fastest growing sectors and is a multibillion dollar business. Over the last few decades, people have shown increased interest in using cosmetics of natural origin, replacing in part the extensively used chemicals in this industry. Natural cosmetics are usually...

Author(s)
El-Enshasy, H. A.; Hamid, M. A.; Malek, R. A.; Nagib Elmarzugi; Sarmidi, M. R.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645216)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Mushrooms.

This chapter focuses on the various fungal, bacterial and viral pathogens of muschrooms and their characteristic symptoms. The most effective measures used in the control of these pathogens are also presented.

Author(s)
Fox, R. T. V.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781845937737)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Naturally inherent toxins: mushrooms, algae (marine biotoxins) and animals.

This chapter provides an overview on the toxic effects of natural toxins from mushrooms, algae (marine biotoxins), puffer fish, and escolar and oilfish waxes.

Author(s)
Brimer, L.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936761)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Ainsworth and Bisby's Dictionary of the Fungi.

This dictionary, now in its sixty-fifth year, contains more than 21 000 entries and provides the most complete listing available of generic names of fungi, their families and orders, their attributes and descriptive terms. All organisms traditionally studied by mycologists are covered including...

Author(s)
Kirk, P.; Cannon, P.; Minter, D.; Stalpers, J.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9780851998268)
Type
Book
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Cover for Terrestrial plants.

Although there are many instances when raw plant materials of plant extracts are used as supplements for aquaculture, there are few scientific data available concerning their use. This chapter describes the effects of the addition of stevia Stevia rebaudiana, green tea Camellia sinensis, banana ...

Author(s)
Sato, M.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845931995)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Non-wood products in Russia.

Russia has the largest global forest reserve. These can be used not only for wood production but also for medicinal and food plants, gum, other chemicals from trees, hay making, mushrooms and bee-keeping. The economic exploitation of these resources helps increase the efficiency and profitability...

Author(s)
Griazkin, A. V.; Smelkova, T. D.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9781845930011)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
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Cover for Mushroom applications.

This paper discusses the mushroom cultivation processes, invertebrate pests of mushrooms, shortcomings of established insect control measures and focuses on the potential of entomopathogenic nematodes (EPNs) in the biological control of mushroom pests. Factors affecting the efficacy of EPNs...

Author(s)
Jess, S.; Schweizer, H.; Kilpatrick, M.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851990170)
Type
Book chapter

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