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Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Cucurbitaceae</i> - cucurbits, the vine crops.

This chapter identifies the most important species in the Cucurbitaceae family and discusses various aspects of their production in the tropics, including climatic requirements, types and cultivars, site and soil, crop establishment, flowering and pollination, harvesting, and pests and pathogens.

Author(s)
George, R. A. T.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845937539)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Gramineae</i> - self-fertilized cereals.

This chapter focuses on the origins and types, cropping site selection, pollination and isolation, seed crop establishment, roguing, harvesting, drying and seed processing of self-fertilized Poaceae. The important pests and diseases of these cereals are also presented.

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">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">Leguminosae</i> - pulse crops.

This chapter focuses on the origins and types, cropping sites, pollination and isolation, crop establishment, roguing, harvesting, drying and seed processing of pulse crops. The various Fabaceae pests and diseases are also presented.

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

This paper focuses on the origin and types, cropping sites, pollination and isolation, crop establishment, roguing, harvesting, drying and seed processing of various oilseed crops from the Brassicaceae, Asteraceae, fabaceae and Pedaliaceae families. The important pests and diseases of these oilseed ...

Author(s)
George, R. A. T.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938192)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Forage crops of <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Cruciferae</i> and <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Chenopodiaceae</i>.

This chapter focuses on the origin and type, choice of cropping site, pollination and isolation, seed crop establishment and management, hybrid seed production, roguing stages, harvesting, drying and seed processing of forage Brassicaceae and Chenopodiaceae. The main pests and pathogens of these...

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 <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Chenopodiaceae</i>.

This chapter describes the cultivars, soil pH and nutrient requirements, seed production methods, flowering and pollination, isolation requirements, harvesting, threshing, seed yield and 1000-grain weight, seed-borne pests and pathogens of Beta vulgaris subsp. esculenta (beetroot, red beet), B....

Author(s)
George, R. A. T.
ISBN
2009 CABI (H ISBN 9781845935214)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Asteraceae</i> (formerly <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Compositae</i>).

This chapter describes the origin, morphological types, cultivar description, soil pH and nutrient requirements, sowing, young plant establishment, irrigation, flowering, pollination, isolation period, roguing and selection, seed stalk emergence, seed development, harvesting, seed cleaning, seed...

Author(s)
George, R. A. T.
ISBN
2009 CABI (H ISBN 9781845935214)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Cruciferae</i>.

This chapter describes the cultivars, soil pH and nutrient requirements, irrigation, plant production, sowing, spacing, flowering, pollination, roguing stages, hybrid and basic seed production, harvesting, threshing, seed yield, 1000-grain weight, and seed-borne pathogens of cole crops...

Author(s)
George, R. A. T.
ISBN
2009 CABI (H ISBN 9781845935214)
Type
Book chapter