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Participatory plant breeding (PPB) is the process by which the producers and other stakeholders are actively involved in a plant-breeding programme, with opportunities to make decisions throughout. The Working Group on Participatory Plant Breeding was established in 1996 under the framework of the...

Author(s)
Bhargava, A.; Srivastava, S.
Publisher
Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd, Singapore, Singapore
Citation
Participatory plant breeding: concept and applications, 2019, pp xvi + 247 pp.
Abstract

Understanding ecosystem structure and function requires familiarity with the techniques, knowledge and concepts of the three disciplines of plant physiology, remote sensing and modelling. This is the first textbook to provide the fundamentals of these three domains in a single volume. It then...

Author(s)
Eamus, D.; Huete, A.; Yu Qiang
Publisher
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK
Citation
Vegetation dynamics: a synthesis of plant ecophysiology, remote sensing and modelling, 2016, pp 600 pp.
Abstract

This proceedings contains 55 papers on the economics and management of animal and crop production, plant breeding, pest control and forest management.

Publisher
Accademia dei Georgofili, Firenze, Italy
Citation
I Georgofili. Attidella Accademia dei Georgofili. Anno 2018, 2021, pp 438 pp.
Abstract

Ornamental plants are plants grown for decorative purposes such as gardening and landscape design and include cut flowers, bulbs, potted plants, shrubs and trees. Like other crops, ornamentals face challenges such as biotic and abiotic stresses as well as the need to develop more sustainable,...

Author(s)
Reid, M.
Publisher
Burleigh Dodds Science Publishing Limited, Cambridge, UK
Citation
Achieving sustainable cultivation of ornamental plants, 2020, pp xix + 424 pp.
Abstract

Forest trees and shrubs play vital ecological roles, reducing the carbon load from the atmosphere by using carbon dioxide in photosynthesis and by the storage of carbon in biomass and wood as a source of energy. Autoecology deals with all aspects of woody plants; the dynamism of populations,...

Author(s)
Maiti, R.; González Rodríguez, H.; Ivanova, N. S.
Publisher
John Wiley & Sons Ltd, Chichester, UK
Citation
Autoecology and ecophysiology of woody shrubs and trees: concepts and applications, 2016, pp x + 355 pp.
Abstract

This multi-author book contains 24 chapters on different aspects of functional plant ecology. The first chapter deals with the history, aims and potential of functional approaches to ecology, considering functional plant ecology as a science centred on the study of whole plants that attempts to...

Publisher
Marcel Dekker Inc., New York, USA
Citation
Handbook of functional plant ecology., 1999, pp xiv + 900 pp.
CABI Book Info
Cover for Jackfruit: botany, production and uses.

This book contains 13 chapters that present the current state of knowledge concerning the history, physiology, culture, postharvest management, and value addition of jackfruit throughout the world. Processing and products, breeding and varieties, biotechnology, propagation, orchard management, ...

ISBN
2023 CABI (H ISBN 9781800622296)
Type
Book
CABI Book Info
Cover for Advances in fig research and sustainable production.

This book will highlight the importance of figs to humans from various perspectives throughout the world. The main objective is to summarize the recent advances on tree biology, orchard and postharvest management, pest and diseases, varieties and cultivars, genetics and breeding, health properties, ...

ISBN
2022 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242478)
Type
Book
Abstract

Process-based models open the way to useful predictions of the future growth rate of forests and provide a means of assessing the probable effects of variations in climate and management on forest productivity. As such they have the potential to overcome the limitations of conventional forest...

Author(s)
Landsberg, J. J.; Sands, P.
Publisher
Elsevier, Oxford, UK
Citation
Physiological ecology of forest production: principles, processes and models, 2011, pp xix + 331 pp.
Abstract

This book contains 17 chapters focusing on the nutritive value and health benefits, nut allergens, integrated disease management, cultivation, ecosystem services, biodiversity, conservation, sustainable production and plant breeding in several tree nuts such as walnuts, almonds, hazelnuts,...

Author(s)
Serdar, Ü.; Fulbright, D.
Publisher
Burleigh Dodds Science Publishing Limited, Cambridge, UK
Citation
Achieving sustainable cultivation of tree nuts, 2019, pp xxi + 530 pp.

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