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The pomegranate: botany, production and uses.

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This is the first comprehensive book covering the botany, production, processing, health and industrial uses of the pomegranate (Punica granatum). This book provides information on how to increase yields and improve short- and medium-term grower profitability and sustainability. It covers practices to mitigate pests, diseases and abiotic stresses; yield-based nutrition management; cultural practices for cultivars with horticultural traits such as earliness, high yield, improved taste, soft seeds; and composition, food uses and medicinal uses.


Book Chapters

Chapter: 1 (Page no: 1) Archaeology, history and symbolism. Author(s): Spagnoli, F. Shirazi, R. Shirazi, Z. Andam, S. S. G. Djamali, M.
Chapter: 2 (Page no: 15) Taxonomy, botany and physiology. Author(s): Narzary, D. Yazdanbakhsh, N. Rana, T. S.
Chapter: 3 (Page no: 59) Production and growing regions. Author(s): Ferrara, G. Selahvarzi, Y. Ahmadpourmir, H. Mazzeo, A. Giancaspro, A.
Chapter: 4 (Page no: 94) Biodiversity, germplasm resources and breeding methods. Author(s): Zarei, A. Zamani, Z. Sarkhosh, A.
Chapter: 5 (Page no: 157) World pomegranate cultivars. Author(s): Chater, J. M. Yavari, A. Sarkhosh, A. Jia, Z. Merhaut, D. J. Preece, J. E. Cossio, F. Qin, G. Liu, C. Li, J. Shilpa, P. Babu, K. D. Sharma, J. Yilmaz, C. Bartual, J. Mustafayeva, Z. Saeedi, M. A. Awd, N. A. Moersfelder, J. Hou, L.
Chapter: 6 (Page no: 196) Propagation techniques and nursery management. Author(s): Singh, N. V. Karimi, H. R. Sharma, J. Babu, K. D.
Chapter: 7 (Page no: 225) Environmental requirements and site selection. Author(s): Yilmaz, C. Rezaei, M. Sarkhosh, A.
Chapter: 8 (Page no: 247) Orchard establishment and tree management. Author(s): Ferrara, G. Palasciano, M. Sarkhosh, A. Cossio, F. Babu, K. D. Mazzeo, A.
Chapter: 9 (Page no: 285) Soil and nutrition. Author(s): Maity, A. Khayyat, M. Azarmi-Atajan, F. Agehara, S. Sarkhosh, A.
Chapter: 10 (Page no: 320) Water requirements and responses to irrigation restrictions. Author(s): Intrigliolo, D. S. Wang, D. Pérez-Gago, M. B. Palou, L. Ayars, J. Puerto, H. Bartual, J.
Chapter: 11 (Page no: 344) Physiological disorders. Author(s): Shivashankara, K. S. Geetha, G. A.
Chapter: 12 (Page no: 357) Diseases and management. Author(s): Sharma, J. Manjunath, G. Xavier, K. V. Vallad, G. E.
Chapter: 13 (Page no: 392) Arthropod pests and their management. Author(s): Cocuzza, G. E. M. Goldansaz, S. H. Harsur, M.
Chapter: 14 (Page no: 428) Fruit maturity, harvest methods and technologies. Author(s): Varasteh, F. Alizadeh, M. Sarkhosh, A.
Chapter: 15 (Page no: 456) Postharvest biology and storage. Author(s): Valero, D. García-Pastor, M. E. Sargent, S. A. Medina, J. Guillén, F. Castillo, S. Martínez-Romero, D. Zapata, P. J. Serrano, M.
Chapter: 16 (Page no: 480) Processing and industrialization. Author(s): Gaikwad, N. N. Patil, P. G. Patil, N. B. Cano-Lamadrid, M. Carbonell-Barrachina, A.
Chapter: 17 (Page no: 504) Pomegranate bioactive compounds and health. Author(s): Asgary, S. Azadeh, Z. Dodman, S. Soleymani, A. Mirjalili, M. H. Farzaei, M. H. Hoseinzadeh-Chahkandak, F. Hozeifi, S. Jasemi, E. Keshvari, M. Lorigooini, Z. Momtaz, S. Pourbagher-Shahri, A. M. Rahimi, R. Sedaghat, M.
Chapter: 18 (Page no: 548) World pomegranate market. Author(s): Shokoohi, Z. Asgari, M.

Book details

  • Author Affiliation
  • Department of Horticultural Sciences, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, USA.
  • Year of Publication
  • 2021
  • ISBN
  • 9781789240764
  • Record Number
  • 20203530153