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Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Juglans regia</i> walnut.

This chapter focuses on the origin, geographical distribution, morphological and phenological characteristics, cultivation history, breeding, vegetative propagation methods and molecular genetics and genomics of walnuts (Juglans regia). The importance of developing various genetic manipulation...

Author(s)
Brown, P. J.; Leslie, C. A.; Dandekar, A.
ISBN
2020 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780648279)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The silviculture of trees used in British forestry.

This book offers an updated overview of some 68 species of silvicultural importance in British forestry. The book provides concise but detailed information about the silvicultural characteristics of forest trees in Britain, in a readily accessible form. It is written by an internationally...

Author(s)
Savill, P.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786393920)
Type
Book
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Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Juglans</i> L.

This chapter describes the origin and introduction; climatic and site requirements, and other silvicultural characteristics; Juglone; pests and diseases; natural regeneration; flowering, seed production and nursery conditions; provenance; timber and uses; and place of of black and common walnuts (...

Author(s)
Savill, P.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786393920)
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 Orchard pesticides and natural enemies: lessons from the lab and field.

Author(s)
Mills, N. J.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394118)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
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Cover for Nut crops: walnut, almond, cobnut and filbert.

This chapter focuses on the various fungal, bacterial and viral pathogens of walnuts, almonds, hazelnuts and filbert (Corylus maxima) and their characteristic symptoms. The most effective measures used in the control of these pathogens are also presented.

Author(s)
George, R. A. T.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781845937737)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Edible nuts.

This chapter discusses some aspects of the cultivation of edible nuts, including cultivars, propagation, disease and pest management, harvesting and processing. The following edible nuts are covered: almonds, chestnuts, hazelnuts or filberts, macadamias, pecans and walnuts.

Author(s)
McNeil, D.; Jackson, D.; Morley-Bunker, M.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845935016)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Fundamental heat transfer theory for thermal treatments.

The fundamental heat transfer mechanism in fruits is discussed based on basic heat transfer methods, such as conduction, convection and radiation. A simulation model for the prediction of the temperature profiles of fruits as affected by thermal properties and boundary conditions is presented. The...

Author(s)
Tang, J.; Wang, S.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845932527)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Thermal treatment protocol development and scale-up.

This chapter discusses a systematic approach to developing heat treatments and provides examples of quarantine treatment development using radio frequency energy to control target pests in agricultural commodities (specifically walnuts and fresh fruits).

Author(s)
Tang, J.; Wang, S.; Armstrong, J. W.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845932527)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
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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