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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 practic...


Chapter 3 (Page no: 59)

Production and growing regions.

This chapter focuses on pomegranate production and growing regions in Iran, India, China, Spain, Turkey, Afghanistan, Egypt, USA, Azerbaijan, Tunisia, Morocco, Italy, Greece, Israel, Portugal, Albania, Southern Hemisphere, Peru, South Africa, Chile and Australia.

Other chapters from this book

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: 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.

Chapter details

  • Author Affiliation
  • Department of Soil, Plant and Food Sciences, University of Bari 'Aldo Moro', Bari, Italy.
  • Year of Publication
  • 2021
  • ISBN
  • 9781789240764
  • Record Number
  • 20203530156