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Cover for Pests, diseases and weeds.

This chapter describes some pineapple soil-borne pests (including nematodes and arthropods) and pathogens of the roots; weeds; pests and pathogens of the shoot and fruit; and their management, using cultural, chemical, biological, genetic (breeding for resistance and genetic engineering) control...

Author(s)
Sipes, B.; Matos, A. P. de
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786393302)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for Tropical fruits, Volume 2.

This book is one the 23 volumes in the Crop Production Science in Horticulture Series focusing on horticultural crops from major production systems in temperate, subtropical and tropical climatic areas. The first volume on tropical fruits presented the general aspects of tropical fruit production...

Author(s)
Paull, R. E.; Duarte, O.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845937898)
Type
Book
CABI Book Info
Cover for The encyclopedia of fruit & nuts.

This encyclopedia provides a wide range of information (including crop history and origins, world production, uses, taxonomy and nomenclature, morphology, reproductive biology, fruit growth and development, climatic requirements, propagation, cultivation, postharvest systems, cultivars and...

Author(s)
Janick, J.; Paull, R. E.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9780851996387)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Annonas: soursop and <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Rollinia</i>.

This chapter on soursop (Annona muricata) and Rollinia (R. mucosa) provides information on taxonomy, areas of origin and distribution, environmental requirements for cultivation (soil physical and chemical properties, rainfall, air temperature, light and photoperiod, and wind), morphology (flowers, ...

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

This chapter on breadfruit (Artocarpus altilis), jackfruit (A. heterophyllus), chempedak (A. integer) and marang (A. odoratissimus) covers the following: taxonomy, geographical distribution, environmental requirements for growth (climate, and soil chemical and physical properties), plant morphology ...

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

This chapter on mangosteen (Garcinia mangostana) biology and production covers the following: taxonomy, geographical distribution, environmental requirements for cultivation (climate, and soil physical and chemical properties), plant morphology (whole plant, flowers and fruits) and development...

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

This chapter on passion fruits (Passiflora edulis and P. edulis f. flavicarpa) and giant passion fruit (P. quadrangularis) covers the following: taxonomy, areas of origin and distribution, environmental requirements for cultivation (climate, and soil chemical and physical properties), plant...

Author(s)
Paull, R. E.; Duarte, O.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845937898)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Other African fruit: tamarind, marula and ackee.

This chapter on tamarind (Tamarindus indica), marula (Sclerocarya birrea) and ackee (Blighia sapida) covers the following: taxonomy, area of origin and geographical distribution, environmental conditions for growth (soil chemical and physical properties, and climate), plant morphology (whole tree,...

Author(s)
Paull, R. E.; Duarte, O.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845937898)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Other tropical Asian and Pacific fruit.

This chapter on langsat and duku (Lansium domesticum), santol (Sandoricum koetjape), wax apple (Syzygium samarangense), pummelo (Citrus maxima) and ambarella (Spondias dulcis) covers the following: taxonomy, areas of origin and distribution, environmental conditions for cultivation (climate, and...

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

This chapter on mamey sapote (Pouteria sapota), chiku or sapodilla (Manilkara zapota), pitaya or dragon fruit (Hylocereus sp.), acerola (Malpighia emarginata) and naranjilla (Solanum quitoense) from tropical America covers the following: taxonomy, areas of origin and distribution, environmental...

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