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Cover for The pomegranate: botany, production and uses.

This is the first comprehensive book covering the botany, production, processing, health and industrial uses of the pomegranate (Punica granatum). This book provides information on how to increase yields and improve short- and medium-term grower profitability and sustainability. It covers practices ...

ISBN
2021 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789240764)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for World pomegranate cultivars.

This chapter provides information on the important and more famous cultivars of countries that are major pomegranate origins, producers and exporters. Countries included are Afghanistan, Azerbaijan, China, Egypt, Greece, India, Iran, Israel, Italy, Morocco, Spain, Tunisia, Turkey and USA.

Author(s)
Chater, J. M.; Yavari, A.; Sarkhosh, A.; Jia, Z.; Merhaut, D. J.; Preece, J. E.; Cossio, F.; Qin, G.; Liu, C.; Li, J.; Shilpa, P.; Babu, K. D.; Sharma, J.; Yilmaz, C.; Bartual, J.; Mustafayeva, Z.; Saeedi, M. A.; Awd, N. A.; Moersfelder, J.; Hou, L.
ISBN
2021 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789240764)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Fruit maturity, harvest methods and technologies.

This chapter focuses on fruit harvesting methods and technologies in pomegranates. Topics include fruit maturity, growth, development, biochemical changes during maturity and ripening, genetic differences among cultivars, crop quality, fruit colour development, non-destructive methods, harvesting...

Author(s)
Varasteh, F.; Alizadeh, M.; Sarkhosh, A.
ISBN
2021 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789240764)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Fresh fig.

This chapter provides information on the origin, current areas of production, fruit morphology and types, maturity, harvest index, crop quality, composition and health benefits, fruit physiology, physiological disorders, chilling temperature sensitivity, postharvest handling, packinghouse...

Author(s)
Crisostol, C. H.; Lopez Corrales, M.; Colelli, G.; Serradilla, M. J.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789247176)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Peach and nectarine.

This chapter describes the origin, current areas of production, maturity and harvest indexes, quality and consumer preferences, fruit composition and health benefits, fruit physiological characteristics, harvesting handling, packinghouse handling, chilling injury, physical damage, temperature...

Author(s)
Crisosto, C. H.; Echeverría, G.; Manganaris, G. A.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789247176)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Table grape.

This chapter discusses the origin, current areas of production, maturity and harvest indexes, quality (including consumer preferences), physiological characteristics, packaging, handling during harvesting, optimum storage conditions, retail outlet display considerations, physiological disorders,...

Author(s)
Crisosto, C. H.; Campos-Vargas, R.; Lichter, A.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789247176)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Cauliflower, broccoli, cabbage, and Brussels sprouts.

This chapter focuses on juvenile period, development and morphology of curd and head, effects of environmental factors in curd and head induction, cultivar differences, effects of plant growth regulators, flower induction, bud formation, factors determining productivity, and physiological disorders ...

Author(s)
Wien, H. C.; Stützel, H.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786393777)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Major crops.

This chapter focuses on botany, origin and history, uses, cultivars and breeding, genetic diversity, nomenclature, classification, and species description of cucumbers, melons, squash, pumpkins, watermelons and their related species.

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 Cucurbits for human health.

Cucurbit fruits are comparable in nutrient content to other fruits and vegetables and are exceptional for high pro-vitamin A content of some cultivars of squash and melon, and the abundant oil and protein in seeds of Telfairia, Cucurbita and other cucurbits. Cucurbits are a good source of...

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 Abiotic stresses.

Numerous abiotic stresses impact yield, quality and adaptation of cucurbit crops under the diverse cultivation systems across the globe. Irrigation systems, elevation, soil type, solar radiation, wind, pathogens, fertility and genotype all interact to determine the degree to which abiotic stress...

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

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