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The papaya: botany, production and uses.

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This book contains 16 chapters focusing on the origin, history, composition and processing, production and trade, taxonomy, botany and plant development, propagation, biotechnology, cultivars and crop improvement, plant nutrition and irrigation, plant water relations, effects of physiology and growing environment on productivity, flowering and sex expression, fruit set, development, maturity and ripening, physiological disorders, insect and nematode pests, diseases, greenhouse cultivation and postharvest handling, storage and quality of pawpaws (Carica papaya).


Book Chapters

Chapter: 1 (Page no: 1) Origin, history, composition and processing. Author(s): Sisir Mitra Fuentes, G. Chan, A. Girón, A. Estrella, H. Espadas, F. Talavera, C. Santamaria, J. M.
Chapter: 2 (Page no: 12) Production and trade. Author(s): Evans, E. A. Ballen, F. H.
Chapter: 3 (Page no: 24) Taxonomy, botany and plant development. Author(s): Jiménez, V. M. Gutiérrez-Soto, M. V. Barboza-Barquero, L. Guevara, E.
Chapter: 4 (Page no: 37) Propagation. Author(s): Sisir Mitra
Chapter: 5 (Page no: 49) Biotechnology. Author(s): Kanchana-udomkan, C. Nantawan, U. Drew, R. Ford, R.
Chapter: 6 (Page no: 68) Varieties and crop improvement. Author(s): Sisir Mitra Sharma, S. K.
Chapter: 7 (Page no: 102) Nutrition and irrigation. Author(s): Sisir Mitra
Chapter: 8 (Page no: 119) Plant water relations. Author(s): Girón, A. Alcocer, C. Espadas, F. Talavera, C. Estrella, H. Chan, A. Fuentes, G. Sisir Mitra Santamaria, J. M.
Chapter: 9 (Page no: 130) Effects of physiology and growing environment on productivity. Author(s): Zhou ZiWei Ford, R. Kanchana-Udomkan, C.
Chapter: 10 (Page no: 143) Flowering and sex expression. Author(s): Huang JianZhi Cheng TingChi Lee WenLi Lee ChenYu Chin ShihWen Chen FureChyi
Chapter: 11 (Page no: 161) Fruit set, development, maturity and ripening. Author(s): Resende, E. D. de Cuevas González, J. Fabi, J. P.
Chapter: 12 (Page no: 180) Physiological disorders. Author(s): Tajidin, N. E. Mohamad Munirah Shukor, N. I. A. Ahmad, S. H.
Chapter: 13 (Page no: 194) Insect and nematode pests. Author(s): Khan, M. R. Amalendu Ghosh
Chapter: 14 (Page no: 204) Diseases. Author(s): Vawdrey, L. L. Campbell, P. R.
Chapter: 15 (Page no: 226) Greenhouse cultivation. Author(s): Galán Saúco, V. Pérez Hernández, E.
Chapter: 16 (Page no: 237) Postharvest handling, storage and quality. Author(s): Pauziah Muda Chen Jung [Chen, J. N.] Paull, R. E.

Book details

  • Author Affiliation
  • Faculty of Horticulture, Bidhan Chandra Krishi Viswavidyalaya, Mohanpur, West Bengal, B-12/48 Kalyani, Nadia 741235, India.
  • Year of Publication
  • 2020
  • ISBN
  • 9781789241907
  • Record Number
  • 20203394523