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Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Prunus persica</i> peach and nectarine.

This chapter discusses the botany and history, breeding and genetics, molecular genetics, gene cloning, functional genomics, fruit characteristics, micropropagation, micrografting, somatic cell genetics, genetic manipulation, genetic transformation and cryopreservation of peach and nectarine.

Author(s)
Pérez-Clemente, R. M.; Ríos, G.; Badenes, M. L.; Cañas, L. A.
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 Stone fruits.

This chapter discusses some aspects of the cultivation of stone fruits, including site selection, cultivars and pollination, pruning and training, pests and diseases, cropping, harvesting and handling. The following stone fruits are covered: apricots, cherries, peaches and nectarines, and plums.

Author(s)
Looney, N.; Jackson, D.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845935016)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Diseases of peach caused by fungi and fungal-like organisms: biology, epidemiology and management.

This chapter focuses on the epidemiology and management of blossom, foliage and fruit diseases (brown rot, jacket rot and green fruit rot, shot hole, scab, rust, peach leaf curl and powdery mildew), trunk and scaffold diseases (silver leaf disease, Leucostoma canker, fungal gummosis, and...

Author(s)
Adaskaveg, J. E.; Schnabel, G.; Förster, H.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845933869)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The occurrence of winter-freeze events in fruit crops grown in the Okanagan Valley and the potential impact of climate change.

The main limitation to fruit production in the Okanagan Valley (British Columbia, Canada) is winter injury. Examination of historical records between 1916 and 2006 revealed 15 severe winter-kill events with two occurring in November, seven in December, four in January and two in February. An...

Author(s)
Quamme, H. A.; Cannon, A. J.; Neilsen, D.; Caprio, J. M.; Taylor, W. G.
ISBN
2009 CABI (H ISBN 9781845935139)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
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Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Prunus</i> spp. almond, apricot, cherry, nectarine, peach and plum.

This chapter discusses the botany and history, importance, breeding and genetics, molecular genetics, micropropagation, micrografting to eliminate plant virus, somatic cell genetics, genetic manipulation and cryopreservation of almonds, peach, apricot, cherry, nectarine and plum.

Author(s)
Srinivasan, C.; Padilla, I. M. G.; Scorza, R.
ISBN
2005 CAB International (H ISBN 9780851996622)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Horticultural commodity requirements.

This chapter discusses the requirements for successful storage of fruits such as apple, apricot, avocado, banana, blueberry, cantaloupe, carambola, cherimoya, sweet cherry, Barbados cherry, surinam, currant, cranberries, grapes, grapefruit, guavas, honeydew melon, Persian lime, mango, orange,...

Author(s)
Burg, S. P.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851998015)
Type
Book chapter

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