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Cover for Rambutan and pulasan.

This chapter on rambutan (Nephelium lappaceum) and pulasan (N. mutabile) covers the following: taxonomy, area of origin and distribution, environmental requirements for cultivation (climate, and soil chemical and physical properties), plant morphology (whole plant, flowers and fruits) and...

Author(s)
Paull, R. E.; Duarte, O.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845937898)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Palms.

This chapter on coconut (Cocos nucifera) and salak (Salacca zalacca) covers the following: taxonomy, area of origin, geographical distribution, environmental conditions (soil chemical and physical properties) for growth, plant morphology (stems, roots, leaves, inflorescences and flowers) and...

Author(s)
Paull, R. E.; Duarte, O.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845937898)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Annonas: cherimoya, atemoya and sweetsop.

This chapter focuses on the botany (family, important genera and species and area of origin and distribution) of the cherimoyas, atemoyas and sweetsops and the effects of soil type, rainfall, temperature, light and photoperiod and wind factors on their ecology. The general characteristics of the...

Author(s)
Paull, R. E.; Duarte, O.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936723)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Avocado.

This chapter focuses on the taxonomy, origin and distribution and effects of soil types and pH and climatic factors on the ecology of avocados. The general characteristics of the trees, fruits, flowers and inflorescences, pollination and fruit set are discussed and the cultivar development,...

Author(s)
Paull, R. E.; Duarte, O.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936723)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Gramineae</i> - cross-fertilized cereals.

This chapter focuses on the origins and types, cropping site selection, cultivar classification, pollination and isolation, seed crop establishment, roguing, harvesting, drying and seed processing of cross pollinated Poaceae crops. The important pests and diseases of these cereals are also...

Author(s)
George, R. A. T.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938192)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
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
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Stone fruits.

This chapter discusses some aspects of the cultivation of stone fruits, including site selection, cultivars and pollination, pruning and training, pests and diseases, cropping, harvesting and handling. The following stone fruits are covered: apricots, cherries, peaches and nectarines, and plums.

Author(s)
Looney, N.; Jackson, D.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845935016)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Kiwifruit.

This chapter discusses some aspects of the cultivation of kiwifruits, including cultivars, propagation and establishment, pollination and fruit set, flowering and crop yield, harvesting and storage, and pest/disease control.

Author(s)
Morley-Bunker, M.; Lyford, P.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845935016)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Annonas: soursop and <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Rollinia</i>.

This chapter on soursop (Annona muricata) and Rollinia (R. mucosa) provides information on taxonomy, areas of origin and distribution, environmental requirements for cultivation (soil physical and chemical properties, rainfall, air temperature, light and photoperiod, and wind), morphology (flowers, ...

Author(s)
Paull, R. E.; Duarte, O.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845937898)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Breadfruit, jackfruit, chempedak and marang.

This chapter on breadfruit (Artocarpus altilis), jackfruit (A. heterophyllus), chempedak (A. integer) and marang (A. odoratissimus) covers the following: taxonomy, geographical distribution, environmental requirements for growth (climate, and soil chemical and physical properties), plant morphology ...

Author(s)
Paull, R. E.; Duarte, O.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845937898)
Type
Book chapter

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