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Horticultural science

Horticultural science

CABI's range of horticulture online resources, journals and books covers the entire range of horticultural crops grown for food, amenity, industrial uses and health. The subject has expanded over the years to cover all areas of plant science, from molecular biology to crop production and storage, and includes aspects of a number of related subjects, such as soil science and engineering, reflecting the interdisciplinary nature of horticulture.

We source literature from around the world to provide information and develop knowledge and skills in the science and production of crops growing in the tropics, subtropics and temperate zones, outdoors and in greenhouses, using techniques suitable for production systems ranging from small-scale enterprises to extensive and intensive high technology systems.


New in 2016: Horticulture Science

In June 2016 we launched Horticultural Science, an internet resource covering tropical, subtropical and temperate crops and regions. It is an essential resource for scientists, researchers, students and all those who need to keep up-to-date with current research and trends in horticultural science.


New in 2017: Horticulture Compendium

In March 2017 we launched the Horticulture Compendium, an online encyclopedic authoritative source of datasheets covering the characteristics, cultivation, harvesting and postharvest aspects of horticultural food crops, including chapter-like articles on topics of overarching interest to horticulture. The Horticulture Compendium is an exciting addition to CABI’s Compendium series


CABI Editorial Advisory Board for Horticulture 

CABI's Editorial Advisory Board for Horticulture is chaired by Dr Dyno Keatinge MBE, who brings 43 years of crop agronomy experience to the post. View the CABI Editorial Advisory Board for Horticulture.


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Healthy Soils for Healthy Vines: Soil Management for Productive Vineyards

Healthy Soils for Healthy Vines provides a clear understanding of vineyard soils and how to manage and improve soil health for best vineyard performance. It covers the inherent and dynamic properties of soil health, how to choose which soil properti...

Handbook of Diseases of Banana, Abacá and Enset

This book provides a comprehensive guide to the large number of diseases, disorders and injuries that can cause severe economic losses to banana, abacá and enset crops, and the fungi, bacteria, phytoplasmas, viruses, nematodes and abiotic factors inv...

Controlled Atmosphere Storage of Fruit and Vegetables

The third edition of this successful title presents current research and commercial uses of controlled atmosphere storage and modified atmosphere packaging of fresh fruit and vegetables to provide a comprehensive and up-to-date overview. New and deve...