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Cover for Organic production.

While there is a considerable body of published literature on organic farming, there is little dedicated to pineapple. A recent publication of note, La Piña, reviews organic production of pineapple. Also, Embrapa has recently made available recommendations for organic production of pineapple in...

Author(s)
Soler, A.; Reinhardt, D. H.; Matos, A. P. de; Pádua, T. R. P. de
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786393302)
Type
Book chapter
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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
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Cover for The pineapple: botany, production and uses.

Like the first edition, this second edition is intended to be an all-inclusive publication for those interested in pineapple production or just wanting to better understand the plant. This second edition builds on the accumulated experience of the first edition authors by including new authors from ...

Author(s)
Sanewski, G. M.; Bartholomew, D. P.; Paull, R. E.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786393302)
Type
Book
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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
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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
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Guava.

This chapter focuses on the taxonomy, origin and distribution, ecology, morphology, physiology and plant development of guava. The development of new cultivars, cultural production practices, pest, disease and weed management and orchard protection against various abiotic factors are discussed and...

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

This chapter on rambutan (Nephelium lappaceum) and pulasan (N. mutabile) covers the following: taxonomy, area of origin and distribution, environmental requirements for cultivation (climate, and soil chemical and physical properties), plant morphology (whole plant, flowers and fruits) and...

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

This chapter on coconut (Cocos nucifera) and salak (Salacca zalacca) covers the following: taxonomy, area of origin, geographical distribution, environmental conditions (soil chemical and physical properties) for growth, plant morphology (stems, roots, leaves, inflorescences and flowers) and...

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

This chapter discusses culture of pineapple, starting from land selection (focusing on temperature, topography, soil types, sunlight and water quality), soil surveys, soil sampling, soil analyses, land and soil preparation, treatment of previous crop residues, to planting, irrigation, crop...

Author(s)
Vásquez Jiménez, J.; Sanewski, G. M.; Reinhardt, D. H.; Bartholomew, D. P.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786393302)
Type
Book chapter

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