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Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Pyrus</i> spp. pear and <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Cydonia</i> spp. quince.

This chapter discusses the botany and history, breeding and genetics, molecular genetics, genomics, genetic mapping, pest and disease resistance, fruit quality, micropropagation, micrografting, in vitro conservation, somatic cell genetics, genetic manipulation and genetic transformation of pear and ...

Author(s)
Chevreau, E.; Evans, K.; Chagné, D.; Montanari, S.
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 Pest management in organic apple, pear and stone fruit.

This chapter describes currently applied and possible future strategies and methods for insect pest control in organic apple, pear and stone fruit production.

Author(s)
Daniel, C.; Matray, S.; Stoeckli, S.; Niggli, U.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780644998)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for IPM case studies: deciduous fruit tree aphids.

This chapter focuses on the various methods used in the control of aphid pests of deciduous fruit trees, such as apples and pears (chemical, biological, cultural and host resistance). The efficacy of these control methods and their integration (IPM) are also discussed.

Author(s)
Barbagallo, S.; Cocuzza, G. E. M.; Cravedi, P.; Komazaki, S.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647098)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Status of entomopathogenic nematodes in integrated pest management strategies in South Africa.

Integrated pest management (IPM) strategies are currently implemented against several insect pests in South Africa, of which noteworthy targets include: the false codling moth, Thaumatotibia leucotreta, on citrus; potato leaf miner, Liriomyza huidobrensis, in potato; grapevine mealybug, Planococcus ...

Author(s)
Hatting, J. L.; Malan, A. P.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786390004)
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
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Cover for Plant diversity of the drylands in Southeastern Anatolia-Turkey: role in human health and food security.

Two of the gene centres, the Mediterranean and the Near East, meet in Turkey, which comprises the Irano-Turanian, Mediterranean and Euro-Siberian phytogeographical divisions. The country is situated on the crossroads of important migratory routes and has been home to several civilizations,...

Author(s)
Ozturk, M.; Altay, V.; Gucel, S.; Altundag, E.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646947)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Apple and pear.

This chapter describes both fungal and bacterial diseases (including soilborne) of apple and pear, and their control, using pesticides, cultural methods, resistant rootstocks and other methods. The major fungal diseases of apple in most temperate regions are scab (Venturia inaequalis) and powdery...

Author(s)
Luz, J. P.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781845937737)
Type
Book chapter
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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
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Cover for Mutation breeding of vegetatively propagated crops.

This chapter discusses the general principles, commonly used techniques and protocols for the genetic improvement of vegetatively propagated crops using mutation techniques. Examples of crops (Japanese pear [Pyrus pyrifolia], apple, chrysanthemum and rose) in which mutation breeding has been...

Author(s)
Suprasanna, P.; Nakagawa, H.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781780640853)
Type
Book chapter

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