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Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Pistacia vera</i> pistachio.

This chapter focuses on the origin, morphological and physiological characteristics, cultivation history, breeding, vegetative propagation methods and molecular genetics and genomics of pistachios (Pistacia vera). The importance of the development of efficient genetic transformation protocols for...

Author(s)
Onay, A.; Çİftçİ, Y. Ö.; Koç, H. A.; Süzerer, V.; Tİlkat, E.
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 Wild things.

What is the difference between a crop and a wild plant? The definition is not a black and white one. In this chapter we discover that many crops hardly differ from their wild ancestors, while others have slipped from our diet and returned to the wild. Even after thousands of years of cultivation,...

Author(s)
Warren, J. M.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645087)
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
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Cover for Mycotoxin problems in nuts and dried fruits from the Mediterranean basin.

The occurrence of toxigenic molds and mycotoxin formation can be a problem in the Mediterranean basin. Nuts and dried fruits, the major commodities produced and traded in the basin, may be contaminated with aflatoxins and ochratoxin A. The nuts most at risk for aflatoxin formation are peanuts,...

Author(s)
Özay, G.; Ozer, H.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930820)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Pistacia vera</i> pistachio.

This chapter discusses the botany and history, importance, breeding and genetics, molecular genetics, somatic cell genetics, in vitro regeneration (somatic embryogenesis and organogenesis), genetic manipulation, genetic transformation and germplasm storage of pistachios.

Author(s)
Onay, A.; Cİgdem, I.; Fİlİz, A.
ISBN
2005 CAB International (H ISBN 9780851996622)
Type
Book chapter
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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 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

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