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More than 800 references to research reports on ornamental plants published by Japanese authors are presented. They cover fundamental research at faculties of agriculture as well as practical techniques developed at various prefectural horticultural research stations. Selected areas of research are ...

Author(s)
Shibata, M.
Publisher
CABI Publishing, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Horticultural Abstracts, 1994, 64, 8, pp 763-793

Research into leaf, flower, stem and root vegetables carried out in Japan over the last decade is reviewed. Developments in the production of brassicas, spinach, asparagus, onions, garlic, radish, Wasabi (Eutrema wasabi), taro (Colocasia esculenta), yam (Dioscorea opposita) and a number of other...

Author(s)
Etoh, T.
Publisher
CABI Publishing, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Horticultural Abstracts, 1994, 64, 2, pp 121-129

This review deals with tomato, eggplant and pepper (Capsicum) from the Solanaceae; cucumber, watermelon, hybrid melon (the F1 of crosses among C. melo var. acidulus, var. inodorus and var. reticulatus) and muskmelon from the Cururbitaceae; and strawberry, which is traditionally treated as a...

Author(s)
Kanahama, K.
Publisher
CABI Publishing, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Horticultural Abstracts, 1994, 64, 1, pp 1-15

A brief account of research carried out in Japan over the past decade on the postharvest physiology, storage and handling of commercially important fruits, vegetables and ornamental plants is given. Physiological studies reviewed include those relating to fruit ripening, senescence of vegetables...

Author(s)
Inaba, A.
Publisher
CABI Publishing, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Horticultural Abstracts, 1993, 63, 9, pp 813-827

The progress made in citrus research in Japan over the past 10 years is reviewed. An essential part of this has been directed towards the production of high-quality fruits to meet the demands of the modern consumer. Developments in genetics and biotechnology are emphasized, because they are likely...

Author(s)
Yamashita, K.
Publisher
CABI Publishing, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Horticultural Abstracts, 1993, 63, 8, pp 709-725

Research into apples, persimmons, grapes and Japanese pears (Pyrus pyrifolia) carried out in Japan over the past decade is reviewed. The main subjects covered are: (1) classification and identification of cultivars and species; (2) chemical control of bud dormancy, flower bud formation, tree and...

Author(s)
Hiratsuka, S.
Citation
Horticultural Abstracts, 1993, 63, 7, pp 585-602

Progress with micropropagation of pecans, sweet chestnuts, cobnuts and hazels, walnuts, pistachios and almonds is reviewed. Culture of both callus and shoot tips is discussed, as are the problems encountered (explant browning, maintaining satisfactory shoot multiplication rates, and rooting of...

Author(s)
Hansman, D.; Owens y de Novoa, C.
Publisher
CAB International, Slough, UK
Citation
Horticultural Abstracts, 1986, 56, 6, pp 403-416

Author(s)
McKee, J. M. T.
Citation
Horticultural Abstracts, 1981, 51, 6, pp 355-368

Author(s)
McKee, J. M. T.
Citation
Horticultural Abstracts, 1981, 51, 5, pp 265-272

Author(s)
Schwabe, W. W.; Mills, J. J.
Citation
Horticultural Abstracts, 1981, 51, 10, pp 661-698

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