Invasive Species Compendium

Detailed coverage of invasive species threatening livelihoods and the environment worldwide

Abstract

Current situation and possibilities of development of the carob tree (Ceratonia siliqua L.) in the Mediterranean region.

Abstract

Carob production in the Mediterranean region is discussed with reference to production areas, genetic resources, agronomy, properties and uses of seeds and pods, processing, and prospects. Inclusion of the crop in the Inter-regional Research Network on Huts (FAO-CIHEAM) is recommended.