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Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Carya illinoinensis</i> pecan.

This chapter focuses on the origin, geographical distribution, morphological and phenological characteristics, cultivation history, breeding, vegetative propagation methods and molecular genetics and genomics of pecans (Carya illinoinensis). The importance of developing various genetic manipulation ...

Author(s)
Vendrame, W.; Wetzstein, H.
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
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Edible nuts.

This chapter discusses some aspects of the cultivation of edible nuts, including cultivars, propagation, disease and pest management, harvesting and processing. The following edible nuts are covered: almonds, chestnuts, hazelnuts or filberts, macadamias, pecans and walnuts.

Author(s)
McNeil, D.; Jackson, D.; Morley-Bunker, M.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845935016)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Carya illinoinensis</i> pecan.

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

Author(s)
Vendrame, W.; Wetzstein, H.
ISBN
2005 CAB International (H ISBN 9780851996622)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Orchard applications.

This paper reviews the research on entomopathogenic nematode (EPN) control of pests of orchards. The efficacy of EPNs on: (1) lepidopteran and non-lepidopteran pests on apples, pears and stone fruits, (2) navel orangeworm (Amyelois transitella) on almonds and pistachios and pecan weevil (Curculio...

Author(s)
Shapiro-Ilan, D. I.; Duncan, L. W.; Lacey, L. A.; Han, R.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851990170)
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