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Cover for Cultivars and plant improvement.

This chapter summarizes research on cultivar development, cultivar identification, genetic analysis and genetic improvement in litchi (Litchi chinensis) and longan, and describes litchi cultivars in China, Taiwan, Vietnam, Thailand, India, Bangladesh, Nepal, Philippines, Indonesia, southern Africa, ...

Author(s)
Menzel, C. M.; Huang XuMing; Liu ChengMing
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996967)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Fruit disorders.

This chapter discusses the factors that affect the occurrence of fruit cracking in litchi (Litchi chinensis) and longan (fruit skin morphology, cell walls, endogenous growth regulators, weather, nutrient content, pests and diseases, and orchard management), and briefly describes the symptoms and...

Author(s)
Huang XuMing
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996967)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Origin, history, production and processing.

This chapter covers the history of cultivation of longan and litchi (Litchi chinensis); litchi production in China, Vietnam, Thailand, India, Bangladesh, Nepal, Philippines, Indonesia, southern Africa, Australia, North America, Brazil, Mexico and Israel; longan production in China, Vietnam,...

Author(s)
Huang XuMing; Subhadrabandhu, S.; Mitra, S. K.; Ben-Arie, R.; Stern, R. A.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996967)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Sucrose pretreatment increases desiccation tolerance in wampee (<i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Clausena lansium</i>) axes.

A study was conducted to facilitate increased dehydration of excised wampee (cv. Jixin) axes by manipulating culture conditions leading to increased possibilities of successful cryopreservation. Silica gel-dried axes had decreased water content (49.3-31.1%). Plumules were damaged but hypocotyls and ...

Author(s)
Fu, J. R.; Huang, X. M.; Song, S. Q.
ISBN
2003 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996530)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper

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