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Cover for What are cucurbits?

This chapter focuses on distribution and ecology, nomenclature, taxonomy, morphology and anatomy, and growth and development of cucurbits.

Author(s)
Wehner, T. C.; Naegele, R. P.; Myers, J. R.; Dhillon, N. P. S.; Crosby, K.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786392916)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Peas.

This chapter focuses on the genetics, physiology, seed anatomy and germination, vegetative growth, nitrogen fixation, flower formation, pod and seed development and senescence of peas. Information on the various factors affecting productivity, physiological disorders and pea types are also...

Author(s)
Davies, P. J.; Muehlbauer, F. J.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786393777)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Sweet corn.

This chapter focuses on the cultivation history, economics, nutritive value and various factors determining crop quality in sweet corn. Information on endosperm mutants and germination in sweet corn, growing, harvesting and conditioning high-sugar sweet corn seed, plant anatomy and development and...

Author(s)
Tracy, W. F.; Shuler, S.; Dodson-Swenson, H.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786393777)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Botany of the family <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Apiaceae</i>.

The Apiaceae family is a complex group of plants in which many species are similar and difficult to identify. Once the species is identified, it is often still quite complex at the infraspecific level because of many existing variations (habit, leaf, umbel organization, sexuality of flowers). This...

Author(s)
Reduron, J. P.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789240955)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Rootstocks.

This chapter covers the importance of rootstocks in citriculture and discuss the major rootstocks, their advantages and disadvantages. The morphology, anatomy and physiology of rootstocks and the use of mycorrhizas are also discussed.

Author(s)
Albrigo, L. G.; Stelinski, L. L.; Timmer, L. W.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938154)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Growth and development of blueberries.

In this chapter, the anatomy and morphology of the highbush (Vaccinium corymbosum) and rabbiteye blueberry (Vaccinium ashei) are discussed, followed by a discussion of vegetative and reproductive growth and development. Effects of environmental factors (such as temperature and photoperiod) on...

Author(s)
Retamales, J. B.; Hancock, J. F.
ISBN
2018 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647265)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Morphology, anatomy and taxonomy.

This paper describes the morpology and anatomy of stems, leaves, roots, inflorescence and fruit of pineapple, as well as its vegetative propagules. Information on its taxonomy, including evolution of pineapple classification and evolution under domestication.

Author(s)
d'Eeckenbrugge, G. C.; Leal, F.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786393302)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Crop environment, plant growth and physiology.

This chapter discusses carbon assimilation, water use, and the effects of environmental factors (such as temperature, irradiation, water stress, flooding, carbon dioxide enrichment, hail and salinity) on morphological, anatomical and physiological features, as well as adaptations, of pineapple.

Author(s)
Bartholomew, D. P.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786393302)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Grapes.

This second edition contains ten chapters dealing with grapevine history, uses and production; cultivars, anatomy and improvement; growth and fruit development; climatic requirements; vineyard establishment; seasonal management; nutrition; mechanization; pests, diseases and disorders; and harvest...

Author(s)
Creasy, G. L.; Creasy, L. L.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786391360)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Morpho-anatomical traits of halophytic species.

Some aspects of plant tolerance to salt stress are based on morphological and anatomical traits. Halophytes with different preferences for increased salinity conditions show differences in anatomical features, as a consequence of evolving adaptive responses to salt stress. In this chapter we...

Author(s)
Rančić, D.; Pećinar, I.; Aćić, S.; Stevanović, Z. D.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394330)
Type
Book chapter

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