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Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Theobroma cacao</i> cacao.

This chapter focuses on the origin, geographical distribution, morphological, physiological and phenological characteristics, cultivation history, breeding, vegetative propagation methods and molecular genetics and genomics of cocoa (Theobroma cacao). The importance of developing various genetic...

Author(s)
Figueira, A.; Scotton, D. C.
ISBN
2020 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780648279)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Musa</i> banana and plantain.

This chapter focuses on the origin, geographical distribution, morphological and phenological characteristics, cultivation history, breeding, vegetative propagation methods and molecular genetics and genomics of bananas and plantains (Musa spp.). The importance of developing various genetic...

Author(s)
Smith, M. K.; Rouard, M.; Sardos, J.; Roux, N.
ISBN
2020 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780648279)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Psidium guajava</i> guava.

This chapter focuses on the origin, geographical distribution, morphological and phenological characteristics, cultivation history, breeding, vegetative propagation methods and molecular genetics and genomics of guavas (Psidium guajava). The importance of developing various genetic manipulation...

Author(s)
Rai, M. K.; Uma Jaiswal
ISBN
2020 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780648279)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Olea europaea</i> olive.

This chapter focuses on the origin, geographical distribution, morphological and phenological characteristics, cultivation history, breeding, vegetative propagation methods and molecular genetics and genomics of olives (Olea europaea). The importance of developing various genetic manipulation...

Author(s)
Rugini, E.; Baldoni, L.; Silvestri, C.; Mariotti, R.; Narváez, I.; Cultrera, N.; Cristofori, V.; Bashir, M. A.; Mousavi, S.; Palomo-Ríos, E.; Mercado, J. A.; Pliego-Alfaro, F.
ISBN
2020 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780648279)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for Cucurbits.

This second edition, which is completely updated with new content and full-colour figures throughout, continues to provide complete coverage relating to the production of cucurbits, including cucumbers, gourds, muskmelons, pumpkins, squashes and watermelons. It provides up-to-date, succinct and...

Author(s)
Wehner, T. C.; Naegele, R. P.; Myers, J. R.; Dhillon, N. P. S.; Crosby, K.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786392916)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for What are cucurbits?

This chapter focuses on distribution and ecology, nomenclature, taxonomy, morphology and anatomy, and growth and development of cucurbits.

Author(s)
Wehner, T. C.; Naegele, R. P.; Myers, J. R.; Dhillon, N. P. S.; Crosby, K.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786392916)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Butterfly databases.

This chapter focuses on butterfly databases, which encompass all aspects of butterfly biology, including taxonomy and systematic relationships; distributions underlying atlases; resources, mainly consumer resources; and morphological data. Resource databases are not just valuable for raw data (e.g. ...

Author(s)
Dennis, R. L. H.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789243574)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Management of the Asian citrus psyllid in Asia.

This chapter focuses on the origin and spread, pest status, current distribution and influence of abiotic factors, chemical control, spread of huanglongbing, insecticide resistance, natural enemies, plant volatiles, and physical control of the Asian citrus psyllid. Citrus industries and orchards...

Author(s)
Beattie, G. A. C.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394088)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for Ecological and economic entomology: a global synthesis.

This book contains 13 chapters focusing on the ecology and control of insects as they affect human society. A brief outline of the insect structure, classification and importance is presented and the various geographical and landscape aspects of the distribution of terrestrial plants and the...

Author(s)
Freeman, B. E.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241181)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for An introduction to plant pests.

Before starting to classify plant pests, this chapter looks briefly at classification in general to provide some insights. Then, the physical drivers and the global distribution of plant associations are discussed. The classification of plant pests, including the ecological method of...

Author(s)
Freeman, B. E.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241181)
Type
Book chapter

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