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Cover for History, distribution and world production.

With a world production of above 25 million tonnes, having duplicated in less than 25 years, pineapple is the third most important tropical fruit, behind bananas and mango (considering that citrus cultivation is mostly subtropical). This chapter discusses the pre-Columbian importance and...

Author(s)
Leal, F.; d'Eeckenbrugge, G. C.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786393302)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Distribution.

This chapter presents the distribution of quinoa (Chenopodium quinoa) in the Andean Region, South America (Bolivia, Peru, Chile, Ecuador, Argentina and Colombia), Europe, North America, Africa and Asia. The performance of quinoa in these regions is described, and an overview of research on quinoa...

Author(s)
Bhargava, A.; Srivastava, S.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642260)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Occurrence of <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Pyrenophora tritici-repentis</i> causing tan spot in Argentina.

Wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) is currently considered as one of the most important crops worldwide. It can be affected by several diseases. However, only a limited number of them, like 'tan spot' resulting from the fungus produced by Pyrenophora tritici-repentis, cause serious problems to the crop...

Author(s)
Moreno, M. V.; Perelló, A. E.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936037)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Ancient land in a modern world.

This chapter provides an overview of the book and gives brief discussions of the origin of the modern name of Guiana Shield as well as the tropical forest cover and global distribution of Precambrian landscapes. The location, size and shape of the Guiana Shield are described.

Author(s)
Hammond, D. S.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995366)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The cultivated populations as secondary depositories of the diversity.

This chapter presents genetic resources from cultivated cocoa populations in South America Amazonian Region (Ecuador, Brazil and Surinam); and Circum-Caribbean region and neighboring territories (Caribbean Islands and Northern South America), including Trinidad and Tobago, Venezuela, Colombia,...

Author(s)
Bartley, B. G. D.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996196)
Type
Book chapter

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