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Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Anacardium occidentale</i> cashew.

This chapter focuses on the origin, morphological and physiological characteristics, cultivation history, breeding, vegetative propagation methods and molecular genetics of cashews (Anacardium occidentale). The importance of genetic manipulation in improving the pest resistance, salt tolerance and...

Author(s)
Smitha Hegde; Shashikiran Nivas; D'Souza, L.
ISBN
2020 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780648279)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Garcinia mangostana</i> mangosteen.

This chapter focuses on the origin, geographical distribution, medicinal properties, cultivation history, breeding, vegetative propagation methods and molecular genetics and genomics of mangosteens (Garcinia mangostana). The importance of developing various genetic manipulation methods for the...

Author(s)
Rekha Chaudhury; Malik, S. K.
ISBN
2020 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780648279)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Diospyros kaki</i> persimmon.

This chapter focuses on the origin, geographical distribution, morphological, physiological and phenological characteristics, cultivation history, breeding, vegetative propagation methods and molecular genetics and genomics of persimmons (Diospyros kaki). The importance of developing various...

Author(s)
Zhang QingLin; Tetsumura, T.; Tao, R.; Luo ZhengRong
ISBN
2020 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780648279)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Vaccinium</i> spp. blueberry and cranberry.

This chapter focuses on the origin, geographical distribution, nutritive value, cultivation history, breeding, vegetative propagation methods and molecular genetics and genomics of Vaccinium spp. (blueberries and cranberries). The importance of developing various genetic manipulation methods for...

Author(s)
Song GuoQing
ISBN
2020 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780648279)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Persea americana</i> avocado.

This chapter focuses on the origin, geographical distribution, morphological and phenological characteristics, cultivation history, breeding, vegetative propagation methods and molecular genetics and genomics of avocados (Persea americana). The importance of developing various genetic manipulation...

Author(s)
Pliego-Alfaro, F.; Palomo-Ríos, E.; Mercado, J. A.; Pliego, C.; Barceló-Muñoz, A.; López-Gómez, R.; Hormaza, J. I.; Litz, R. E.
ISBN
2020 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780648279)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Psidium guajava</i> guava.

This chapter focuses on the origin, geographical distribution, morphological and phenological characteristics, cultivation history, breeding, vegetative propagation methods and molecular genetics and genomics of guavas (Psidium guajava). The importance of developing various genetic manipulation...

Author(s)
Rai, M. K.; Uma Jaiswal
ISBN
2020 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780648279)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Olea europaea</i> olive.

This chapter focuses on the origin, geographical distribution, morphological and phenological characteristics, cultivation history, breeding, vegetative propagation methods and molecular genetics and genomics of olives (Olea europaea). The importance of developing various genetic manipulation...

Author(s)
Rugini, E.; Baldoni, L.; Silvestri, C.; Mariotti, R.; Narváez, I.; Cultrera, N.; Cristofori, V.; Bashir, M. A.; Mousavi, S.; Palomo-Ríos, E.; Mercado, J. A.; Pliego-Alfaro, F.
ISBN
2020 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780648279)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Passiflora</i> spp. Passionfruit.

This chapter discusses the botany and history, breeding and genetics, molecular genetics, gene cloning, genomics, micropropagation, micrografting, somatic cell genetics, somatic embryogenesis, somatic hybridization, genetic manipulation, genetic transformation and cryopreservation of passion fruits.

Author(s)
Rocha, D. I.; Batista, D. S.; Faleiro, F. G.; Rogalski, M.; Ribeiro, L. M.; Mercadante-Simões, M. O.; Yockteng, R.; Silva, M. L. da; Soares, W. S.; Pinheiro, M. V. M.; Pacheco, T. G.; Lopes, A. de S.; Viccini, L. F.; Otoni, W. C.
ISBN
2020 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780648279)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Eriobotrya japonica</i> loquat.

This chapter discusses the botany and history, breeding and genetics, molecular genetics, micropropagation, somatic cell genetics, genetic manipulation and genetic transformation of loquat.

Author(s)
Naval, M. del M.; Blasco, M.; Badenes, M. L.
ISBN
2020 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780648279)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Fragaria</i> × <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">ananassa</i> strawberry.

This chapter discusses the botany and history, importance, breeding and genetics, molecular genetics, genomics, bioinformatics, functional genomics, micropropagation, somatic cell genetics, genetic manipulation, somatic hybridization, genetic transformation and cryopreservation of strawberry.

Author(s)
Ric-Varas, P.; Palomo-Ríos, E.; Matas, A. J.; Pliego-Alfaro, F.; Mercado, J. A.
ISBN
2020 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780648279)
Type
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