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Cover for Taxonomic classification, cultivars and breeding.

This chapter describes the basis of modern classification and the major genomic groups and cultivars of bananas and plantains (Musa). Two selection criteria for genetic improvement, i.e. resistance to pests and diseases and agronomic, postharvest and quality characteristics, are discussed, as well...

Author(s)
Robinson, J. C.; Galán Saúco, V.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936587)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Harvesting and fruit handling.

This chapter deals with fruit maturity standards and harvesting procedures for bananas and plantains (Musa). The transport systems from the field to the market are discussed. The cooling of fruits from the field are described, providing several guidelines that can be recommended to banana producers ...

Author(s)
Robinson, J. C.; Galán Saúco, V.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936587)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for Bananas and plantains.

The Crop Production Science in Horticulture series examines economically important horticultural crops selected from the major production systems in temperate, subtropical and tropical climatic areas. Systems represented range from open field and plantation sites to protected plastic and glass...

Author(s)
Robinson, J. C.; Galán Saúco, V.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936587)
Type
Book