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Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Diospyros kaki</i> persimmon.

This chapter focuses on the origin, geographical distribution, morphological, physiological and phenological characteristics, cultivation history, breeding, vegetative propagation methods and molecular genetics and genomics of persimmons (Diospyros kaki). The importance of developing various...

Author(s)
Zhang QingLin; Tetsumura, T.; Tao, R.; Luo ZhengRong
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 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 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