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Cover for Brief history of the main published works on the mites of economic plants.

This chapter focuses on the main works on economic acarology and the importance of basic knowledge in the intervention that is applied is highlighted by references that are included on systematic and taxonomic aspects. The discussion is arranged by geographic area, i.e. the Mediterranean region...

Author(s)
Vacante, V.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781845939946)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Origin, phylogeny, domestication and spread.

This chapter describes the history, taxonomy (morphological and molecular), centre of origin, spread of culture, and evolution of the cultivated forms of lentil. Lentils were domesticated, in the Near East or, more accurately, in the foothills of the mountains of southern Turkey and northern Syria. ...

Author(s)
Cubero, J. I.; Pérez de la Vega, M.; Fratini, R.
ISBN
2009 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934873)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Taxonomy, identification, genetic relationships and distribution of large <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Heracleum</i> species in Europe.

This chapter aims to place giant hogweed, Heracleum mantegazzianum, into a wider generic context in terms of taxonomy, genetic relationships with related taxa and distribution in both its native and invaded ranges. A brief excursion into past botanical investigations which were carried out in the...

Author(s)
Jahodová, Š.; Fröberg, L.; Pyšek, P.; Geltman, D.; Trybush, S.; Karp, A.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845932060)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Introduction: the tomato crop and industry.

This chapter briefly covers the classification and taxonomy of the tomato, genetic variation within the Lycopersicon genus, and the origin, history and uses of the tomato. The general characteristics of fresh and processed tomatoes are mentioned and the types available (classic round; cherry and...

Author(s)
Costa, J. M.; Heuvelink, E.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851993966)
Type
Book chapter

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