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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 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 Pollination.

Pollination is controlled through a window in the specialized isolation bag; this reduces the risk of contamination (foreign 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 ...

Author(s)
Kelanaputra, E. S.; Nelson, S. P. C.; Setiawati, U.; Sitepu, B.; Nur, F.; Forster, B. P.; Purba, A. R.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786395887)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Crossing in oil palm: a manual.

This manual discusses first the history of cultivation and breeding, as well as the pollen and embryo sac biology, fertilization, germplasm and commercial crossing, of oil palm (Elaeis guineensis). Then, guidelines in health and safety issues relating to crossing in oil palm are given, followed by...

Author(s)
Setiawati, U.; Sitepu, B.; Nur, F.; Forster, B. P.; Dery, S.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786395917)
Type
Book
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Cover for Pollen viability testing.

Pollen viability is essential for success in pollination. Fresh pollen shed from flowering male inflorescences has the highest viability, and it is this which is harvested and stored (Ekaratne and Senathirajah, 1983). Viability tests are carried out prior to processing pollen to ensure the...

Author(s)
Setiawati, U.; Sitepu, B.; Nur, F.; Forster, B. P.; Dery, S.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786395917)
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 Integrated pest management and pollination services in <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Brassica</i> oilseed crops.

This chapter reviews the importance of pollination services in Brassica oilseed crops and how integrated pest management practices can be altered to avoid harm to highly valuable pollinating insects, such as honey bees.

Author(s)
Badenes-Pérez, F. R.; Bhardwaj, T.; Thakur, R. K.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648200)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Pollen-style (in)compatibility: development of autogamous cultivars.

This paper presents studies on almond self-incompatibility and self-compatibility done by pollination trials. The genetics and origin of self-compatibility are discussed, as well as the inbreeding effects on self-compatibility. The pollen component of self-incompatibility and the breeding of...

Author(s)
Socias i Company, R.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643540)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Use of irradiated pollen to induce parthenogenesis and haploid production in fruit crops.

This chapter focuses on the haploid development via irradiated pollen pollination. The steps in doubled haploid production, such as selection of parents and emasculation, pollen irradiation, pollination, seed or embryo rescue, ploidy determination, chromosome doubling and identification of...

Author(s)
Germana, M. A.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781780640853)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Pollination, types of cultivar.

This chapter focuses on the importance of pollination and the use of insects, such as bees, as pollinators to increase seed yield. The various cultivar types (open-pollinated and hybrid cultivars) and the usefulness of transgenic technology and genetically modified organisms are discussed and the...

Author(s)
George, R. A. T.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938192)
Type
Book chapter

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