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Horticultural Science

The leading database on tropical, subtropical and temperate horticultural science research

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Covering all aspects of the breeding, genetics, cultivation, plant protection, physiology, environment and postharvest technology of temperate, tropical and subtropical nut crops.

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In many plant species, self-incompatibility systems limit self-pollination and mating among relatives. This helps maintain genetic diversity in natural populations but imposes constraints in agriculture and plant breeding. In almond [Prunus dulcis (Mill.) D.A. Webb], the specificity of...

Goonetilleke, S. N.; Croxford, A. E.; March, T. J.; Wirthensohn, M. G.; Hrmova, M.; Mather, D. E.
Nature Publishing Group
Scientific Reports, 2020, 10, 1,

A description is provided for Lamproderma arcyrioides, a myxomycete which occurs on dead bark, leaves, logs, stems, twigs and wood of various angiosperms and gymnosperms. Some information on its interactions and habitats, economic impacts, intraspecific variation, dispersal and transmission and...

Kryvomaz, T. I.; Michaud, A.; Minter, D. W.
IMI Descriptions of Fungi and Bacteria, 2019, 222,
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The Postharvest Center at the University of California, Davis is offering a digital version of its annual Postharvest Technology of...

May 2020
CAB ReviewFull Text

Managing disease in tall orchard trees presents unique issues not found in relatively shorter horticultural and agronomic crops, simply due to height Pecan scab (caused by Venturia effusa [G. Winter] Rossman & W.C. Allen) is used as an example of a major disease of one of the tallest orchard...

April 2017
chemical control; crop production; cultural control; disease resistance; fungal diseases; fungicide tolerance; fungicides; pathogens; pecans; plant disease control; plant diseases; plant pathogenic fungi; plant pathogens; pruning
Bock, C. H.; Brenneman, T. B.; Wood, B. W.; Stevenson, K. L.
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This study examined the Juglans regia 'Xinxin2' walnut variety using combined field control experiments with laboratory chemical analyses and analyzed the effects of the relationships among net photosynthetic rate (Pn), specific mass transfer rate (SMTR), nut dry mass (NDM), and nut yield per...

Zhang CuiFang; Pan CunDe; Chen Hong; Wang ShiWei
Korean Society for Horticultural Science
Horticultural Science and Technology, 2020, 38, 4, pp 429-439

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