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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
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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
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This chapter discusses pistachio origin, current areas of production, composition, quality, health benefits, fruit physiological characteristics, horticultural maturity indices, physiological disorders, temperature handling, optimum storage and shipping conditions, and postharvest pathology. Retail ...

Author(s)
Crisosto, C. H.; Ferguson, L.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789247176)
Type
Book chapter
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This chapter deals with some aspects of fruit and seed production of cucurbit crops, such as cucumber, melon, squash and watermelon. The control of sex expression, pollination, harvesting, postharvest handling and storage (fruits and seeds) are discussed.

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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Cover for Ajowan.

Ajowan (Trachyspermum ammi) is an essential oil, an annual and a medicinally valuable herbaceous and seed spice plant which grows in arid and semi-arid regions of the world. This chapter provides information on the importance, growing areas, plant development, chemical composition, cropping system, ...

Author(s)
Noori, S. A. S.; Howyzeh, M. S.; Moradi, N.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789240955)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Arracacha.

This chapter provides information on the importance, growing areas, plant development, cropping system, postharvest and product valorization of arracacha (Arracacia xanthorrhiza). Arracacha is an excellent alternative for small and medium producers, especially family farmers, due to its...

Author(s)
Morillo, E.; Madeira, N.; Jaimez, R.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789240955)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
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This chapter focuses on the importance of celeriac (Apium graveolens var. rapaceum) as a vegetable. Information on its various growing areas, plant development, cultivars, adaptability, cropping systems, storage and postharvest systems and marketing are also presented.

Author(s)
Lemiere, S.; Geoffriau, E.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789240955)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
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This chapter provides information on the importance, growing areas, plant development, cropping system, postharvest and product valorization of parsley (Petroselinum crispum).

Author(s)
Marthe, F.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789240955)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
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This chapter focuses on the importance of parsnip (Pastinaca sativa) as a root crop best suited for production in cool climates. Informaton on the various cultivation areas, developmental and production characteristics and postharvest systems of parsnips are also presented.

Author(s)
Allender, C. J.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789240955)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
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This book contains 11 chapters focusing on the global industry, genetics and breeding, plant development, growth and yield, fruit quality, irrigation and fertilizer application, pest and disease management, greenhouse production, postharvest management and organic farming of tomatoes.

Author(s)
Heuvelink, E.
ISBN
2018 CABI (H ISBN 9781780641935)
Type
Book

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