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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 r...


Chapter 15 (Page no: 226)

Greenhouse cultivation.

This chapter focuses on the advantages and disadvantages of the greenhouse cultivation of pawpaws. Information on the various greenhouse types, the importance of cultivar selection, cultivation techniques and pests and diseases affecting pawpaw cultivation in greenhouses are also presented.

Other chapters from this book

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: 16 (Page no: 237) Postharvest handling, storage and quality. Author(s): Pauziah Muda Chen Jung [Chen, J. N.] Paull, R. E.

Chapter details

  • Author Affiliation
  • Instituto Canario de Investigaciones Agrarias, Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain.
  • Year of Publication
  • 2020
  • ISBN
  • 9781789241907
  • Record Number
  • 20203394538