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Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Prunus domestica</i> plum.

This chapter discusses the botany and history, breeding and genetics, molecular genetics, gene cloning, genomics, disease resistance, nematode resistance, micropropagation, micrografting, somatic cell genetics, genetic manipulation, genetic transformation and cryopreservation of plum.

Author(s)
Petri, C.; Ruiz, D.; Faize, M.; Burgos, L.; Alburquerque, N.
ISBN
2020 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780648279)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
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 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
CABI Book Chapter Info
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 Peach, cherry and plum.

This chapter focuses on the various fungal, bacterial and viral pathogens of peaches, cherries and plums and their characteristic symptoms on the foliage, fruits, stems and roots. The most effective measures used in the control of these pathogens are also presented.

Author(s)
Luz, J. P.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781845937737)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Stone fruits.

This chapter discusses some aspects of the cultivation of stone fruits, including site selection, cultivars and pollination, pruning and training, pests and diseases, cropping, harvesting and handling. The following stone fruits are covered: apricots, cherries, peaches and nectarines, and plums.

Author(s)
Looney, N.; Jackson, D.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845935016)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Prunus</i> spp. almond, apricot, cherry, nectarine, peach and plum.

This chapter discusses the botany and history, importance, breeding and genetics, molecular genetics, micropropagation, micrografting to eliminate plant virus, somatic cell genetics, genetic manipulation and cryopreservation of almonds, peach, apricot, cherry, nectarine and plum.

Author(s)
Srinivasan, C.; Padilla, I. M. G.; Scorza, R.
ISBN
2005 CAB International (H ISBN 9780851996622)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Horticultural commodity requirements.

This chapter discusses the requirements for successful storage of fruits such as apple, apricot, avocado, banana, blueberry, cantaloupe, carambola, cherimoya, sweet cherry, Barbados cherry, surinam, currant, cranberries, grapes, grapefruit, guavas, honeydew melon, Persian lime, mango, orange,...

Author(s)
Burg, S. P.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851998015)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Monilinia fructicola</i> (Winter) Honey, brown rot (<i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Hyphomycetes</i>).

This chapter focuses on Monilinia fructicola, the causal agent of brown rot in stone fruits such as apricot (Prunus armeniaca), cherry (Prunus avium), peach (Prunus persica), and plum (Prunus domestica) in Canada. It provides an overview of the bacteria (including Bacillus subtilis, Enterobacter...

Author(s)
Zhou, T.; Sholberg, P.
ISBN
2001 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995274)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for Organic fruit growing.

This book is an English translation of the work originally published in German (1998) as Biologischer Obstbau, which was the product of collaboration between authors in Austria, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands and Switzerland. It brings together the knowledge and experience of organic fruit growing ...

Author(s)
Lind, K.; Lafer, G.; Schloffer, K.; Innerhofer, G.; Meister, H.
ISBN
2003 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996400)
Type
Book

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