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Cucurbits.

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This second edition, which is completely updated with new content and full-colour figures throughout, continues to provide complete coverage relating to the production of cucurbits, including cucumbers, gourds, muskmelons, pumpkins, squashes and watermelons. It provides up-to-date, succinct and authoritative knowledge on this variety of crops and reflects on significant advances in the areas of pr...

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Chapter 7 (Page no: 149)

Fruit and seed production.

This chapter deals with some aspects of fruit and seed production of cucurbit crops, such as cucumber, melon, squash and watermelon. The control of sex expression, pollination, harvesting, postharvest handling and storage (fruits and seeds) are discussed.

Other chapters from this book

Chapter: 1 (Page no: 1) What are cucurbits? Author(s): Wehner, T. C. Naegele, R. P. Myers, J. R. Dhillon, N. P. S. Crosby, K.
Chapter: 2 (Page no: 20) Crop evolution and diversity. Author(s): Wehner, T. C. Naegele, R. P. Myers, J. R. Dhillon, N. P. S. Crosby, K.
Chapter: 3 (Page no: 29) Breeding and genetics. Author(s): Wehner, T. C. Naegele, R. P. Myers, J. R. Dhillon, N. P. S. Crosby, K.
Chapter: 4 (Page no: 52) Major crops. Author(s): Wehner, T. C. Naegele, R. P. Myers, J. R. Dhillon, N. P. S. Crosby, K.
Chapter: 5 (Page no: 96) Minor crops. Author(s): Wehner, T. C. Naegele, R. P. Myers, J. R. Dhillon, N. P. S. Crosby, K.
Chapter: 6 (Page no: 119) Cultural requirements. Author(s): Wehner, T. C. Naegele, R. P. Myers, J. R. Dhillon, N. P. S. Crosby, K.
Chapter: 8 (Page no: 165) Cucurbits for human health. Author(s): Wehner, T. C. Naegele, R. P. Myers, J. R. Dhillon, N. P. S. Crosby, K.
Chapter: 9 (Page no: 179) Diseases and nematodes. Author(s): Wehner, T. C. Naegele, R. P. Myers, J. R. Dhillon, N. P. S. Crosby, K.
Chapter: 10 (Page no: 207) Insects and spider mites. Author(s): Wehner, T. C. Naegele, R. P. Myers, J. R. Dhillon, N. P. S. Crosby, K.
Chapter: 11 (Page no: 220) Abiotic stresses. Author(s): Wehner, T. C. Naegele, R. P. Myers, J. R. Dhillon, N. P. S. Crosby, K.

Chapter details

  • Author Affiliation
  • North Carolina State University, Department of Horticultural Science, Raleigh, NC 27695-7609, USA.
  • Year of Publication
  • 2020
  • ISBN
  • 9781786392916
  • Record Number
  • 20203203613