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CAB Reviews

A reviews journal covering agriculture, global health, nutrition, natural resources and veterinary science

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Many staple food crops, such as banana, cassava, potato, sweet potato, sugarcane, taro, yam, are propagated vegetatively. Crop improvement using vegetative propagules has special challenges compared with breeding of seed propagated species. Genetic variability is a fundamental necessity for crop...

Author(s)
Bado, S.; Yamba, N. G. G.; Sesay, J. V.; Laimer, M.; Forster, B. P.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2017, 12, 028, pp 1-21

Horticultural crops have a pride of place in daily life and have become an essential component of our diet. To match the demands of the increasing population, horticultural crops must be multiplied at a faster rate. Conventionally, horticultural plants have been produced in farmer-managed nurseries ...

Author(s)
Kaur, R.; Sharma, D. R.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews: Perspectives in Agriculture, Veterinary Science, Nutrition and Natural Resources, 2009, 4, 069, pp 1-10

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