Invasive Species Compendium

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Tropical fruits, Volume 1.

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Description

This book examines economically important horticultural crops selected from the major production systems in temperate, subtropical and tropical climatic areas. The general aspects of the tropical climate, fruit production techniques, tree management and postharvest handling and the principal tropical fruit crops that are common in temperate city markets are discussed. The taxonomy, cultivars, propagation and orchard management, biotic and abiotic problems and cultivar development of these fruit crops are also highlighted.

Book Chapters

Chapter: 1 (Page no: 1) Introduction. Author(s): Paull, R. E., Duarte, O.
Chapter: 2 (Page no: 11) The tropics, its soils and horticulture. Author(s): Paull, R. E., Duarte, O.
Chapter: 3 (Page no: 33) Cultivation. Author(s): Paull, R. E., Duarte, O.
Chapter: 4 (Page no: 62) Tree management. Author(s): Paull, R. E., Duarte, O.
Chapter: 5 (Page no: 101) Postharvest technology. Author(s): Paull, R. E., Duarte, O.
Chapter: 6 (Page no: 123) Annonas: cherimoya, atemoya and sweetsop. Author(s): Paull, R. E., Duarte, O.
Chapter: 7 (Page no: 153) Avocado. Author(s): Paull, R. E., Duarte, O.
Chapter: 8 (Page no: 185) Banana and plantain. Author(s): Paull, R. E., Duarte, O.
Chapter: 9 (Page no: 221) Litchi and longan. Author(s): Paull, R. E., Duarte, O.
Chapter: 10 (Page no: 252) Mango. Author(s): Paull, R. E., Duarte, O.
Chapter: 11 (Page no: 291) Papaya. Author(s): Paull, R. E., Duarte, O.
Chapter: 12 (Page no: 327) Pineapple. Author(s): Paull, R. E., Duarte, O.