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Cover for Cherry flowering, fruiting and cultivars.

This paper discusses the flowering and fruiting habit, cultivar pollen compatibility, pollination and fertilization of cherries. The major sweet cherry cultivars and their characteristics are described, including their key attributes for fresh markets.

Author(s)
Long, L. E.; Lang, G. A.; Kaiser, C.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781786398284)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Reproductive ecology of <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Gymnocladus assamicus</i>.

This chapter presents a detailed account of the G. assamicus reproductive ecology, which was revealed through pollination ecology experiments conducted in the field. Breeding systems in the genus Gymnocladus are confusing and described either as polygamous or dioecious or with unisexual flowers....

Author(s)
Choudhury, B. I.; Khan, M. L.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786391988)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Pollination interactions promoting plant invasions.

Most plant species rely on, or benefit from, animal pollination. Therefore, pollination interactions are expected to play a key role in the reproduction and invasion success of non-native plants in their new areas. Understanding this role will allow us to better predict certain plant invasions....

Author(s)
Montero-Castaño, A.; Traveset, A.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242171)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The cucurbits.

This chapter focuses on evolution, taxonomy, germination and seedling growth, flower differentiation, effects of environment and growth hormones on sex expression, flowering time, pollination, pollen germination, pollen growth, fruit set, parthenocarpy, fruit development, fruit dominance,...

Author(s)
Chen, T. W.; Stützel, H.; Wien, H. C.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786393777)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Apiaceae</i> seed production.

This chapter describes the principles and practices of Apiaceae seed production. While much of the information presented relates directly to carrot seed production, it is also relevant to production of most other Apiaceae seed crops. Where possible, information and examples from other crops have...

Author(s)
Spurr, C. J.; Lucas, A. M.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789240955)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Botany and physiology.

All legume crops benefit from the symbiotic relationship with Rhizobium which ensures a sufficient supply of nitrate through fixation to maintain growth and development of the mature crop. In agricultural systems, this supply of nitrogen is environmentally beneficial by reducing the crop's...

Author(s)
Biddle, A. J.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780640914)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Taxonomy, botany and physiology.

This chapter discusses the taxonomy of almond, including wild almond species, and describes the morphology of the root, canopy, bud and flower, fruit and kernel. Information is also given on the crop reproductive physiology, including flower initiation, flowering, pollination, fertilization, fruit...

Author(s)
Socias i Company, R.; Ansón, J. M.; Espiau, M. T.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643540)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Flowering, fruit set and development.

In this chapter, flower biology and fruit set in cherry, sweet (Prunus avium) and sour (Prunus avium), are examined, paying attention to the critical steps that result in failures in fruit set. For this purpose, a chronological timeline is followed. First, flower development is examined in relation ...

Author(s)
Herrero, M.; Rodrigo, J.; Wünsch, A.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648378)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Pollination.

Pollination is effected through a window in the specialized isolation bag. This reduces the risk of contamination (pollen, disease and insects). Prior to pollination, the area around the isolation bag is sprayed to kill insects, as these can carry unwanted pollen. Pollen is normally mixed and...

Author(s)
Setiawati, U.; Sitepu, B.; Nur, F.; Forster, B. P.; Dery, S.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786395917)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Damage to flowers, cones and seeds of coniferous woody plants.

This chapter describes and illustrates the damage types (including the possible damaging agents) to flowers, cones and seeds of coniferous woody plants: thrips-induced male flower distortion, damage by external and internal pollen feeders (insects, mites), abiotic factors affecting flowers or cones ...

Author(s)
Roques, A.; Talgø, V.; Fan, J. T.; Auger-Rozenberg, M. A.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394415)
Type
Book chapter

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