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Beverage crops

Covering all aspects of the breeding, genetics, cultivation, plant protection, physiology, environment and postharvest technology of beverage crops, including tea, coffee, cocoa, hops and yerba mate.

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The knowledge about the genetic variability of a population is essential to increase the selection efficiency of promising genotypes to breeding programs. This study evaluated the genetic diversity among nine Coffea canephora genotypes based on leaf morphophysiological traits, e.g., dry mass (DM),...

Santos, M. M. dos; Oliveira, M. G.; Cassol, D.; Rodrigues, W. P.; Falqueto, A. R.; Ramalho, J. C.; Partelli, F. L.
Elsevier Ltd
Scientia Horticulturae, 2024, 324,

A description is provided for Ionomidotis fulvotingens, a decay fungi found on rotten wood of Ulex europaeus. Some information on its dispersal and transmission and conservation status is given, along with details of its geographical distribution (Russia (Primorsky Krai), Thailand, Austria,...

Cannon, P. F.; Minter, D. W.
Descriptions of Fungi and Bacteria, 2022, 233, pp 2317-Sheet 2317
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Wageningen University & Research (WUR) has produced a series of Rapid Assessments of the horticulture sector in sub-Saharan Africa to identify...

October 2020
Alexis Rendell-Dunn
CAB ReviewFull Text

Remote sensing can be used to monitor and estimate, with reasonable correct answers, the yield, plant health, and coffee nutrition. Satellite-coupled sensors can obtain information about the spectral signature of the crop, on a time scale, in order to monitor and detect phenological changes....

August 2020
monitoring; sensors; remote sensing; satellite imagery; coffee; image processing; processing; satellites; reviews
Rocha Miranda, J. da; Carvalho Alves, M. de
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In Brazil, the optimal dose of phosphorus in the cultivation of yerba mate (Ilex paraguariensis St. Hil.) clones has yet to be defined. This study verified the productivity of yerba mate clones in response to the application of P doses and determined the critical level of the nutrient in soil and...

Clemente, R. C.; Santin, D.; Wendling, I.; Benedetti, E. L.; Motta, A. C. V.; Barbosa, J. Z.; Pauletti, V.
Centro de Ciências Rurais, Universidade Federal de Santa Maria
Ciência Rural, 2024, 54, 1,

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