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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
CABI Book Info
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 Quality.

This chapter focuses on the effects of controlled atmosphere storage on the flavour, nutritive value and sugar levels in various fruits and vegetables, such as apples, peaches, grapes, oranges and lettuces, among others.

Author(s)
Thompson, A. K.; Prange, R. K.; Bancroft, R. D.; Puttongsiri, T.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786393739)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Pollen-style (in)compatibility: development of autogamous cultivars.

This paper presents studies on almond self-incompatibility and self-compatibility done by pollination trials. The genetics and origin of self-compatibility are discussed, as well as the inbreeding effects on self-compatibility. The pollen component of self-incompatibility and the breeding of...

Author(s)
Socias i Company, R.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643540)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for New horizons in diversification of temperate fruit crops.

Diversification of fruits refers to expansion in different kinds and varieties grown in a specific geographical region, area or zone with the aim of increasing productivity and marketability and showing a direct impact on the overall economy of the grower. Due to the increase in population and...

Author(s)
Mir, M. M.; Umar Iqbal; Sheikh Mehraj; Mir, S. A.; Munib-ur-Rehman; Banday, S. A.; Rather, G. H.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646947)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Rootstock development.

This chapter deal with almond rootstock development. The most important traits of an almond rootstock are described, which are categorized into five groups: (i) nursery characteristics; (ii) graft compatibility; (iii) orchard characteristics; (iv) resistance to biotic (such as diseases, nematodes...

Author(s)
Rubio-Cabetas, M. J.; Felipe, A. J.; Reighard, G. L.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643540)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Peach, cherry and plum.

This chapter focuses on the various fungal, bacterial and viral pathogens of peaches, cherries and plums and their characteristic symptoms on the foliage, fruits, stems and roots. The most effective measures used in the control of these pathogens are also presented.

Author(s)
Luz, J. P.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781845937737)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Climacteric and non-climacteric ripening.

This chapter describes the differences and similarities among climacteric and non-climacteric fruits with respect to the different types of fruit maturation. Typical climacteric fruits include apple, avocado, banana, pear, peach, melon and tomato, and typical non-climacteric fruits include...

Author(s)
Hiwasa-Tanase, K.; Ezura, H.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781845939625)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Taphrina deformans</i> (Berk.) Tul., peach leaf curl (Taphrinaceae).

This chapter describes the pest status and biological control of T. deformans causing peach leaf curl in Canada.

Author(s)
Traquair, J. A.; Svircev, A. M.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642574)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The potential impact of climate change on temperate zone woody perennial crops.

This chapter discusses the implication of climate change on production of horticultural-grown woody perennials that overwinter in the temperate zone. Freezing injury affects the survival of many temperate zone woody perennials and is a major constraint to the production of fruit and nut crop and...

Author(s)
Quamme, H. A.; Neilsen, D.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938222)
Type
Book chapter

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