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Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Fragaria</i> × <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">ananassa</i> strawberry.

This chapter discusses the botany and history, importance, breeding and genetics, molecular genetics, genomics, bioinformatics, functional genomics, micropropagation, somatic cell genetics, genetic manipulation, somatic hybridization, genetic transformation and cryopreservation of strawberry.

Author(s)
Ric-Varas, P.; Palomo-Ríos, E.; Matas, A. J.; Pliego-Alfaro, F.; Mercado, J. A.
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 The effect of plant resistance on biological control of insect pests.

Author(s)
Weber, D.; Egan, P. A.; Ericson, L. E.; Muola, A.; Stenberg, J. A.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394118)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Strawberry breeding.

The strawberry (Fragaria × ananassa) is an octoploid species derived from the hybridization of two wild octoploid species, Fragaria chiloensis and Fragaria virginiana, in the middle of the 1700s in a botanical garden of Versailles in France. This chapter describes the history of strawberry breeding ...

Author(s)
Faedi, W.; Baruzzi, G.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646633)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Chilean white strawberry: phenolic profiling of its different parts.

This chapter reviews all relevant information that will be relevant to set up a database of phenolic constituents of the white Chilean strawberry (Fragaria chiloensis subsp. chiloensis f. chiloensis) for metabolomic studies. HPLC analysis of the phenolic profile of leaves, flowers, rhizomes and...

Author(s)
Schmeda-Hirschmann, G.; Viveros-Valdez, E.; Montenegro, R.; Quispe, C.; Simirgiotis, M.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646633)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Agrobacterium</i>-mediated genetic transformation of strawberry.

As the Agrobacterium [Rhizobium] transformation process involves many stages, different pre- and post-agroinfection strategies have been employed by workers to achieve maximum transformation efficiency. In this chapter, these strategies are discussed in the context of strawberry transformation....

Author(s)
Husaini, A. M.; Xu, Y. W.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646633)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Plant architecture in different cultivation systems.

This chapter discusses at length the strawberry plant growth, flowering and architecture. The influence of environment on flower induction is described. Plant manipulation in the nursery by modifying thermophotoperiod, location, chilling temperatures, light quality and intensity, nutrient...

Author(s)
Massetani, F.; Neri, D.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646633)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Strawberry root growth and architecture in relation to organic residues and replanting problems.

This chapter focuses on strawberry root growth and architecture, discussing apical dominance, lateral root formation and allelopathic sensitivity. An architectural model of strawberry root growth is presented, showing that, if temperature and water availability are at optimal levels, the...

Author(s)
Neri, D.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646633)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Plant propagation techniques and types of plants.

This chapter discusses the strawberry plant production system, which basically consists of four stages: (i) nuclear (healthy mother plant) stock, (ii) propagation stock I, (iii) propagation stock II and (iv) commercial nursery. Different plant types are described, including bare-root plants and...

Author(s)
Gambardella, M.; Massetani, F.; Neri, D.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646633)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Fungal diseases of strawberry and their diagnosis.

This chapter provides a brief introduction on modern strawberry, a domesticated species for production, and on the economic importance of world strawberry production. It then discusses pathogen incidence in strawberry production, focusing on the main fungal pathogens, namely Botrytis cinerea,...

Author(s)
Garrido, C.; González-Rodríguez, V. E.; Carbú, M.; Husaini, A. M.; Cantoral, J. M.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646633)
Type
Book chapter

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