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Cover for Practical applications and speciality crops.

This chapter describes the factors (biotic and abiotic) involved in grafted transplant establishment in Mediterranean habitats, as is practised on a large scale in Israel, Turkey, Spain, Italy, France and Greece and on a smaller scale in many other countries in the region. A number of...

Author(s)
Koren, A.; Klein, E.; Dieleman, J. A.; Janse, J.; Rouphael, Y.; Colla, G.; Mourão, I.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648972)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Introduction.

This chapter focuses on the importance of the maintenance or improvement of the postharvest life and quality of fresh fruits and vegetables and the scientific basis for the application of controlled atmosphere (CA) technology to the storage of fresh fruits and vegetables. The history of the effects ...

Author(s)
Thompson, A. K.; Prange, R. K.; Bancroft, R. D.; Puttongsiri, T.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786393739)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Operational poplar and willow culture.

This chapter provides a global overview of poplar and willow culture, pointing out commonalities as well as differences. After a brief overview, the chapter is divided between Populus species and Salix species and follows the sequence of establishment, tending and production. The countries with the ...

Author(s)
Stanturf, J. A.; Oosten, C. van
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780641089)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Enterococcus seriolicida</i> and <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Streptococcus</i> spp. (<i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">S. iniae</i>, <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">S. agalactiae</i> and <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">S. dysgalactiae</i>).

This chapter discusses the epidemiology, diagnosis, genetic characteristics, prevention, treatment and control of Enterococcus seriolicida and Streptococcus spp. (S. iniae, S. agalactiae and S. dysgalactiae).

Author(s)
Salati, F.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845935542)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Introduction.

This chapter provides an overview of the historical use of controlled atmosphere (CA) storage for fruits and vegetables; early knowledge of the effects of gases on crops; and CA research and commercial CA storage in France, USA, UK, Australia, Canada, China and Southeast Asia, Netherlands, India,...

Author(s)
Thompson, A. K.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936464)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for History of olive growing.

Olives were first cultivated in the Eastern Mediterranean region and expanded westwards during the next millennium. Olive cultivation spread from Crete to Syria, Palestine and Israel, to Cyprus, southern Turkey and Egypt. With the expansion of the Greek colonies, olive culture reached southern...

Author(s)
Therios, I.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934583)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Introduction: the tomato crop and industry.

This chapter briefly covers the classification and taxonomy of the tomato, genetic variation within the Lycopersicon genus, and the origin, history and uses of the tomato. The general characteristics of fresh and processed tomatoes are mentioned and the types available (classic round; cherry and...

Author(s)
Costa, J. M.; Heuvelink, E.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851993966)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for Irrigation and river basin management: options for governance and institutions.

As water scarcity increases, pressure to reallocate water from agriculture to other uses mounts. With this mounting pressure comes the need for institutional arrangements that can manage and accommodate shifts to higher value uses of water. These changes in resource allocation patterns have...

Author(s)
Svendsen, M.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996721)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Managing river basins: lessons from experience.

This paper provides a comparison among different case studies on river management involving six basins from six different countries: Neste located in France, Central Valley in California (USA), Lerma-Chapala in Mexico, Olifants in South Africa, Dong Nai in Vietnam, and Gediz in Turkey. The...

Author(s)
Svendsen, M.; Wester, P.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996721)
Type
Book chapter

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