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Cover for Agronomy.

This chapter presents examples of seed production areas (including parts of North America, especially the Pacific Northwest, northern Italy, Hungary and parts of Australasia), which have established based on agroclimatic and soil conditions, and the modification of the environment by using shelter...

Author(s)
George, R. A. T.
ISBN
2009 CABI (H ISBN 9781845935214)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Agronomy, maintenance of cultivar purity and organic crops.

This chapter focuses on the different seed production areas and their selection based on agroclimatic factors and soil requirements. The seed producer's commitment to seed production in order to achieve a high quality seed lot coupled with high yield without unnecessary inputs or expenditure are...

Author(s)
George, R. A. T.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938192)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Amaranthaceae</i>.

This chapter focuses on the origins and types, cultivar classification, cropping sites, pollination and isolation, seed crop establishment, roguing, harvesting, drying and seed processing of grain amaranths. The important pests and diseases of the Amaranthaceae family are also presented.

Author(s)
George, R. A. T.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938192)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Apple and pear.

This chapter describes both fungal and bacterial diseases (including soilborne) of apple and pear, and their control, using pesticides, cultural methods, resistant rootstocks and other methods. The major fungal diseases of apple in most temperate regions are scab (Venturia inaequalis) and powdery...

Author(s)
Luz, J. P.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781845937737)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Artichoke.

This chapter focuses on the various fungal, bacterial and viral diseases of artichokes and their characteristic symptoms. The most effective measures used in the control of these diseases are also presented.

Author(s)
Koike, S. T.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781845937737)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Asparagus.

This chapter focuses on the major and minor fungal and viral diseases of asparagus and their characteristic symptoms. The most effective measures used in the control of these diseases are also presented.

Author(s)
Elmer, W.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781845937737)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Bacterial pathogens of ornamentals, including mycoplasmas.

This chapter describes some diseases (including storage decay) of ornamental plants caused by bacteria, including mycoplasmas. Information is given on the disease symptoms, causal agents and control measures, including the use of bactericides, cultural methods, biological control agents, and...

Author(s)
Fox, R. T. V.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781845937737)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Brassicas: cabbage and related crops.

This chapter focuses on the various fungal, bacterial and viral pathogens of cabbages, cauliflowers, Brussels sprouts, swedes and turnips and their characteristic symptoms. The most effective measures used in the control of these pathogens are also presented.

Author(s)
George, R. A. T.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781845937737)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Carrot, celery and parsnip.

This chapter describes some fungal (including seedborne and soilborne) and viral diseases, including postharvest diseases, of three temperate vegetable crop species, namely Daucus carota subsp. sativus (carrot), Apium graveolens var. dulce [A. graveolens] (celery) and Pastinaca sativa (parsnip),...

Author(s)
George, R. A. T.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781845937737)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Cucurbits: cucumber, squash and melon.

This chapter focuses on the various fungal, bacterial and viral pathogens of cucumber, squash and melon and their characteristic symptoms. The most effective measures used in the control of these pathogens are also presented.

Author(s)
Babadoost, M.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781845937737)
Type
Book chapter

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