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Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Passiflora</i> spp. Passionfruit.

This chapter discusses the botany and history, breeding and genetics, molecular genetics, gene cloning, genomics, micropropagation, micrografting, somatic cell genetics, somatic embryogenesis, somatic hybridization, genetic manipulation, genetic transformation and cryopreservation of passion fruits.

Author(s)
Rocha, D. I.; Batista, D. S.; Faleiro, F. G.; Rogalski, M.; Ribeiro, L. M.; Mercadante-Simões, M. O.; Yockteng, R.; Silva, M. L. da; Soares, W. S.; Pinheiro, M. V. M.; Pacheco, T. G.; Lopes, A. de S.; Viccini, L. F.; Otoni, W. C.
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 Warm temperate and subtropical fruit.

This chapter discusses some aspects of the cultivation of warm temperate and subtropical fruits, including propagation, training and pruning, fruit set and pollination, diseases, postharvest and storage. The following fruits are covered: tamarillos, passionfruit, avocados, persimmons, feijoas, figs ...

Author(s)
Morley-Bunker, M.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845935016)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
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 Passion fruit and giant passion fruit.

This chapter on passion fruits (Passiflora edulis and P. edulis f. flavicarpa) and giant passion fruit (P. quadrangularis) covers the following: taxonomy, areas of origin and distribution, environmental requirements for cultivation (climate, and soil chemical and physical properties), plant...

Author(s)
Paull, R. E.; Duarte, O.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845937898)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Passion fruit (<i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Passiflora edulis</i>): composition, efficacy and safety.

Passion fruit (Passiflora edulis) is an exotic climbing vine. Originating in South America, passion fruit is now grown worldwide as an edible fruit for the food industry. It has been used widely in traditional medicine in South America and other countries to care for anxiety, insomnia, asthma,...

Author(s)
Zibadi, S.; Argüelles, M.; Watson, R. R.
ISBN
2008 CAB International (H ISBN 9781845934132)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Passiflora</i> spp. passionfruit.

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

Author(s)
Vieira, M. L. C.; Carneiro, M. S.
ISBN
2005 CAB International (H ISBN 9780851996622)
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

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