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Cover for Raspberries.

The history, classification and distribution, red raspberries (Rubus idaeus), raspberry life cycle, black raspberries, purple raspberries, yellow raspberries, species native to Europe, UK, Middle East, Asia, Oceania, North America are discussed.

Author(s)
Hummer, K.; Hall, H. K.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781845937911)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Genetic aspects of pig domestication.

The distribution and characteristics of different populations of Sus scrofa, the genetic evidence for domestication and the subsequent migrations of domestic pigs with people across the Old World (Near East, Europe, China, South East Asia, Oceania, India and North Africa) are presented.

Author(s)
Larson, G.; Cucchi, T.; Dobney, K.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845937560)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Indigenous fruit trees in the tropics: domestication, utilization and commercialization.

This book comprises 5 parts and 21 chapters discussing the domestication of indigenous fruit trees in Africa, Oceania, Latin America and Asia; and describes the biophysical and socio-economic aspects of Miombo fruit trees.

Author(s)
Akinnifesi, F. K.; Leakey, R. R. B.; Ajaui, O. C.; Sileshi, G.; Tchoundjeu, Z.; Matakala, P.; Kwesiga, F. R.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845931100)
Type
Book
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Cover for Defoliators of palms.

This chapter describes the major orders of chewing insects that are of primary significance as plant defoliators, i.e. the exopterygote orders Orthoptera and Phasmida and the endopterygote orders Lepidoptera, Coleoptera, Diptera and Hymenoptera. All but the last two orders are significant on palms...

Author(s)
Howard, F. W.; Moore, D.; Giblin-Davis, R. M.; Abad, R. G.
ISBN
2001 CABI (H ISBN 9780851993263)
Type
Book chapter

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