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Cover for Anacardiaceae.

The Anacardiaceae includes many fruit-producing genera including Spondias (S. mombin, the hog plum, S. dulcis, the ambarella, S. purpurea, the red mombin, and others), Mangifera (M. indica, the mango, and several other species), Pistacia (P. vera, the pistachio nut, and ornamental trees) and ...

Author(s)
Duarte, O.; Paull, R.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645056)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Calophyllaceae, Clusiaceae and Cactaceae.

This chapter describes the origin and distribution, ecology, general characteristics, cultivar development, cultural practices (including disease, pest and weed management), harvesting, postharvest handling and utilization of some species belonging to Calophyllaceae/Clusiaceae, namely mammee apple...

Author(s)
Duarte, O.; Paull, R.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645056)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Myrtaceae.

This chapter describes the origin and distribution, ecology, general characteristics, cultivar development, cultural practices (including disease, pest and weed management), harvesting, postharvest handling and utilization of some species belonging to Myrtaceae, namely jaboticaba (Myrciaria spp.),...

Author(s)
Duarte, O.; Paull, R.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645056)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Sapotaceae.

This chapter describes the origin and distribution, ecology, general characteristics, cultivar development, cultural practices (including disease, pest and weed management), harvesting, postharvest handling and utilization of some species belonging to Sapotaceae, namely star apple (Chrysophyllum...

Author(s)
Duarte, O.; Paull, R.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645056)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Solanaceae.

This chapter describes the origin and distribution, ecology, general characteristics, cultivar development, cultural practices (including disease, pest and weed management), harvesting, postharvest handling and utilization of cocona (Solanum sessiliflorum), tree tomato (Solanum betaceum, long known ...

Author(s)
Duarte, O.; Paull, R.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645056)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Sapindaceae.

This chapter describes the origin and distribution, ecology, general characteristics, cultivar development, cultural practices (including disease, pest and weed management), harvesting, postharvest handling and utilization of two tropical American fruits: Spanish lime (Melicoccus bijugatus) and...

Author(s)
Duarte, O.; Paull, R.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645056)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Passifloraceae and Caricaceae.

This chapter describes the origin and distribution, ecology, general characteristics, cultivar development, cultural practices (including disease, pest and weed management), harvesting, postharvest handling and utilization of some species belonging to Passifloraceae and Caricaceae: namely sweet...

Author(s)
Duarte, O.; Paull, R.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645056)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Arecaceae.

Palms (Arecaceae) are cultivated as food and for food products derived from their fruit and hearts of palm. They are also widely used as ornamentals in tropical landscapes given their wide appeal. This chapter describes the origin and distribution, ecology, general characteristics, cultivar...

Author(s)
Duarte, O.; Paull, R.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645056)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Carambola and bilimbi.

This chapter focuses on the taxonomy, origin and distribution, ecology, morphology and physiology of carambola (Averrhoa carambola) and bilimbi (A. bilimbi). The development of cultivars, cultural production practices, pest, disease and weed management and orchard protection against various abiotic ...

Author(s)
Paull, R. E.; Duarte, O.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845937898)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Durian.

This chapter focuses on the taxonomy, origin and distribution, ecology, morphology and physiology and plant development of durian (Durio zibethinus). The breeding of new cultivars, cultural production practices, pest, disease and weed management and orchard protection against abiotic factors are...

Author(s)
Paull, R. E.; Duarte, O.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845937898)
Type
Book chapter