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Carrots and related Apiaceae crops, 2nd edition.

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This book covers the scientific basis of biology and production of carrots and related Apiaceae crops, with updated technical crop management content. This new edition is divided intro three sections: (i) crops' importance and main features; (ii) carrots, from their genetic diversity and breeding to cropping systems, pests and disease management, quality, postharvest and valorization; and (iii) ma...


Chapter 16 (Page no: 197)

Organic carrot production.

This chapter provides information on weed control, insect and nematode control, plant disease management, soil fertility, fertilizer application, seed production, and plant breeding in an organic carrot production.

Other chapters from this book

Chapter: 1 (Page no: 1) Taxonomy, origin and importance of the Apiaceae family. Author(s): Reduron, J. P.
Chapter: 2 (Page no: 9) Botany of the family Apiaceae. Author(s): Reduron, J. P.
Chapter: 3 (Page no: 18) Apiaceae seed production. Author(s): Spurr, C. J. Lucas, A. M.
Chapter: 4 (Page no: 35) Apiaceae, a family of species rich in secondary metabolites: aromatic compounds and medicinal attributes. Author(s): Pollastro, F. Gaeta, S.
Chapter: 5 (Page no: 47) Genetic diversity and main carrot types. Author(s): Geoffriau, E.
Chapter: 6 (Page no: 61) Carrot genetics and breeding. Author(s): Simon, P. W. Grzebelus, D.
Chapter: 7 (Page no: 76) Carrot growth and development. Author(s): Villeneuve, F.
Chapter: 8 (Page no: 92) Carrot production practices. Author(s): Nunez, J. J.
Chapter: 9 (Page no: 103) Integrated weed management in carrot. Author(s): Colquhoun, J.
Chapter: 10 (Page no: 115) Carrot disease management. Author(s): Clerc, V. le Briard, M.
Chapter: 11 (Page no: 130) Management of carrot pests. Author(s): Collier, R. Villeneuve, F.
Chapter: 12 (Page no: 148) Carrot diseases resulting from phytoplasmas and viruses. Author(s): Groves, R. L. Clements, J. R. Bradford, B. Z.
Chapter: 13 (Page no: 156) Carrot physiological disorders and crop adaptation to stress. Author(s): Villeneuve, F. Geoffriau, E.
Chapter: 14 (Page no: 171) Carrot root quality. Author(s): Geoffriau, E.
Chapter: 15 (Page no: 185) Cold storage of carrots. Author(s): McDonald, M. R.
Chapter: 17 (Page no: 216) Carrot organoleptic quality and consumer expectations. Author(s): Cottet, V. Navez, B.
Chapter: 18 (Page no: 231) Ajowan. Author(s): Noori, S. A. S. Howyzeh, M. S. Moradi, N.
Chapter: 19 (Page no: 240) Angelica. Author(s): Gallotte, P. Walton, A. Bouverat-Bernier, J. P. Gallois, P.
Chapter: 20 (Page no: 245) Arracacha. Author(s): Morillo, E. Madeira, N. Jaimez, R.
Chapter: 21 (Page no: 254) Caraway and cumin. Author(s): Reduron, J. P.
Chapter: 22 (Page no: 263) Celeriac. Author(s): Lemiere, S. Geoffriau, E.
Chapter: 23 (Page no: 272) Celery. Author(s): Smith, R.
Chapter: 24 (Page no: 283) Chervil. Author(s): Capecka, E.
Chapter: 25 (Page no: 290) Coriander. Author(s): Gallotte, P. Walton, A. Bouverat-Bernier, J. P. Gallois, P.
Chapter: 26 (Page no: 296) Dill. Author(s): Passam, H. C.
Chapter: 27 (Page no: 302) Fennel. Author(s): D'Antuono, L. F.
Chapter: 28 (Page no: 312) Parsley. Author(s): Marthe, F.
Chapter: 29 (Page no: 319) Parsnip. Author(s): Allender, C. J.
Chapter: 30 (Page no: 325) Tuberous-rooted chervil. Author(s): Briard, M. Clerc, V. le Huet, S. Granger, J. Geoffriau, E.