Invasive Species Compendium

Detailed coverage of invasive species threatening livelihoods and the environment worldwide

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Carrots and related vegetable Umbelliferae.

Abstract

This book mainly deals with carrots, celery, fennel, parsley and parsnips but also includes brief notes on coriander, chervil, skirret (Sium sisarum), dill, anise, caraway and cumin. The 8 chapters cover geographic origins and world importance, botany and taxonomy, breeding and seed production, growth and development, crop production, pests, diseases and disorders, harvesting and postharvest technology and utilization and composition. It is aimed at students of horticulture, crop science, and food science and at commercial growers.