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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 Status of entomopathogenic nematodes in integrated pest management strategies in the USA.

This chapter aims to document the uses for entomopathogenic nematodes (EPNs) in the USA, and to pay special attention to examples where EPNs accomplish something that other pest management strategies do not. The status of integrated pest management (IPM) in the USA is described. The application of...

Author(s)
Stevens, G.; Lewis, E.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786390004)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Exotic fruits and nuts of the New World.

This monograph attempts to cover many of the tropical fruit and nut crops (belonging to Anacardiaceae, Calophyllaceae, Clusiaceae and Cactaceae, Myrtaceae, Sapotaceae, Solanaceae, Sapindaceae, Passifloraceae and Caricaceae, Arecaceae and other families) that have been infrequently covered in...

Author(s)
Duarte, O.; Paull, R.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645056)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Case studies from the Pacific.

This chapter describes domestication projects for some indigenous fruits and nuts, which include cutnut (Barringtonia procera), galip nut, ngali or nangai (Canarium indicum), okari nut (Terminalia kaernbachii) and Tahitian chestnut (Inocarpus fagifer), in several countries in the Pacific Region....

Author(s)
Leakey, R.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781780640990)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Gramineae</i> and <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Cyperaceae</i>.

This chapter focuses on the various aspects of the production of Gramineae [Poaceae] (including cereal grain crops, grasses, and grain and vegetable crops exemplified by Zea mays) and Cyperaceae (including some nut crops) in the tropics, with emphasis on site, soil and nutrient requirements, sowing ...

Author(s)
George, R. A. T.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845937539)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The domestication of fruit and nut tree species in Vanuatu, Oceania.

The aim of this chapter is to review the present status of indigenous fruit and nut species exploited in Vanuatu, Melanesia, and to discuss the stages of domestication, improvement, future breeding prospects and commercial development.

Author(s)
Lebot, V.; Walter, A.; Sam, C.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845931100)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The encyclopedia of fruit &amp; nuts.

This encyclopedia provides a wide range of information (including crop history and origins, world production, uses, taxonomy and nomenclature, morphology, reproductive biology, fruit growth and development, climatic requirements, propagation, cultivation, postharvest systems, cultivars and...

Author(s)
Janick, J.; Paull, R. E.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9780851996387)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Social institutions and seed systems: the diversity of fruits and nuts in Uzbekistan.

This chapter builds on the household model presented in Chapter 5 [Missing markets, migration and crop biodiversity in the milpa system of Mexico: a household-farm model, by van Dusen, M. E., pp. 63-77] by exploring the role of social institutions in household access to planting material and use of ...

Author(s)
Dusen, M. E. van; Dennis, E.; Ilyasov, J.; Lee, M.; Treshkin, S.; Smale, M.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851990835)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Integrated pest management adoption by the global community.

This chapter describes the levels of adoption of integrated pest management (IPM) in the USA, North America, Europe, Asia, Australia and Africa, and factors affecting such. Tabulated data on the following are provided: features of pesticide technology and IPM; adoption of IPM in field, vegetable,...

Author(s)
Bajwa, W. I.; Kogan, M.
ISBN
2003 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996523)
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

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