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

This chapter describes the cultivars, soil pH and nutrient requirements, irrigation, plant production, sowing, spacing, flowering, pollination, roguing stages, hybrid and basic seed production, harvesting, threshing, seed yield, 1000-grain weight, and seed-borne pathogens of cole crops...

Author(s)
George, R. A. T.
ISBN
2009 CABI (H ISBN 9781845935214)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Cucurbitaceae</i>.

This chapter describes the origins, types, cultivars, soil pH and nutrient requirements, sowing, spacing, plant establishment, flowering, pollination, isolation distance, roguing stages, harvesting, seed extraction and drying, seed yield, 1000-grain weight, stock seed production and seed-borne...

Author(s)
George, R. A. T.
ISBN
2009 CABI (H ISBN 9781845935214)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Leguminosae</i>.

This chapter describes the origin, morphological types, cultivars, soil pH and nutrient requirements, irrigation, sowing, flowering, pollination, isolation distance, roguing stages, harvesting, combining, seed yield, 1000-grain weight, and seed-borne pathogens of Pisum sativum sensu lato (pea,...

Author(s)
George, R. A. T.
ISBN
2009 CABI (H ISBN 9781845935214)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Solanaceae</i>.

This chapter describes the origin, morphological types, cultivars, soil pH and nutrient requirements, irrigation, sowing, spacing, rotation, flowering, pollination, isolation distance, roguing stages, harvesting, hybrid and basic seed production, seed extraction, separation, washing and drying,...

Author(s)
George, R. A. T.
ISBN
2009 CABI (H ISBN 9781845935214)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Apiaceae</i> (formerly <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Umbelliferae</i>).

This chapter describes the origin, morphological types, cultivars, soil pH and nutrient requirements, irrigation, flowering, pollination, isolation distance, roguing stages, harvesting, seed yield, 1000-grain weight, hybrid seed production, and seed-borne pathogens of Daucus carota subsp. sativus...

Author(s)
George, R. A. T.
ISBN
2009 CABI (H ISBN 9781845935214)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Alliaceae</i>.

This chapter describes the origin, morphological types, cultivars, soil pH and nutrient requirements, irrigation, crop husbandry, flowering, pollination, isolation distance, roguing stages, hybrid and basic seed production, harvesting, threshing, seed extraction and processing, seed yield,...

Author(s)
George, R. A. T.
ISBN
2009 CABI (H ISBN 9781845935214)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Gramineae</i>.

This chapter describes the cultivars, soil pH and nutrient requirements, sowing, spacing, irrigation, flowering, pollination, isolation distance, roguing stages, hybrid seed production, harvesting, seed yield, 1000-grain weight, insect pests and seed-borne pathogens of Zea mays (sweetcorn, corn on...

Author(s)
George, R. A. T.
ISBN
2009 CABI (H ISBN 9781845935214)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Amaranthaceae</i> and <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Malvaceae</i>.

This chapter describes the cultivars, soil pH and nutrient requirements, sowing, irrigation, flowering, pollination, isolation distance, roguing stages, harvesting, seed extraction, seed yield, 1000-grain weight, and seed-borne pathogens of some species belonging to Amaranthaceae, namely Amaranthus ...

Author(s)
George, R. A. T.
ISBN
2009 CABI (H ISBN 9781845935214)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Virus diseases of ornamentals.

This chapter presents figures that illustrate examples of the macroscopic symptoms caused by some of the viruses which infect ornamental plant species: Tomato spotted wilt virus on begonia; Carnation necrotic fleck virus (formerly known as Carnation streak virus); Arabis mosaic virus on elder (...

Author(s)
Fox, R. T. V.; George, R. A. T.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781845937737)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for Tropical vegetable production.

This volume consists of two parts. Part 1 comprises 6 chapters concerning the principles and practice of tropical vegetable production (including site, topography, soils and water; site management, seeds and types of cultivars; support for farmers; crop preparation and management; reducing pre- and ...

Author(s)
George, R. A. T.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845937539)
Type
Book

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