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Cover for Family Asteraceae.

This chapter focues on the origin and history, botany and life cycle and types and cultivars of members of the family Asteraceae, such as lettuces, endives, chicory, globe artichokes and cardoons, among others. The production and culture, nutritive value, pests, diseases, weeds and physiological...

Author(s)
Welbaum, G. E.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645346)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Family Poaceae.

This chapter focuses on the origin and history, botany and life cycle and types and cultivars of maize (sweet, pop and ornamental). The production and culture, nutritive value, pests, diseases, weeds and physiological disorders of this crop are also presented.

Author(s)
Welbaum, G. E.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645346)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Family Amaryllidaceae, subfamily Allioideae.

This chapter focuses on the origin and history, botany and life cycle and types and cultivars of members of the family Amaryllidaceae, subfamily Allioideae, such as onions, garlic, leeks, shallots and chives, among others. The production and culture, nutritive value, pests, diseases, weeds and...

Author(s)
Welbaum, G. E.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645346)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Family Convolvulaceae.

This chapter focuses on the origin and history, botany and life cycle and types and cultivars of sweet potatoes (family Convolvulaceae). The production and culture, nutritive value, pests, diseases, weeds and physiological disorders of this crop are also presented.

Author(s)
Welbaum, G. E.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645346)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Family Brassicaceae.

This chapter focuses on the origin and history, botany and life cycle, plant and flower characteristics and types and cultivars of members of the family Brassicaceae, such as cabbages, broccoli and cauliflowers, among others. The production and culture, nutritive value, pests, diseases, weeds and...

Author(s)
Welbaum, G. E.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645346)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Family Amaranthaceae, subfamily Chenopodiaceae.

This chapter focuses on the origin and history, botany and life cycle and types and cultivars of members of the family Amaranthaceae, subfamily Chenopodiaceae, such as sugar, fodder and garden beets and spinach, among others. The production and culture, nutritive value, pests, diseases, weeds and...

Author(s)
Welbaum, G. E.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645346)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Family Asparagaceae.

This chapter focuses on the origin and history, botany and life cycle and types and cultivars of asparagus (family Asparagaceae). The production and culture, climatic requirements, nutritive value, postharvest handling, pests, diseases, weeds and physiological disorders of this crop and their...

Author(s)
Welbaum, G. E.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645346)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Family Polygonaceae.

This chapter focuses on the origin and history, botany and life cycle and types and cultivars of rhubarb (family Polygonaceae). The production and culture, nutritive value, uses and pests of this crop and their management are also presented.

Author(s)
Welbaum, G. E.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645346)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Family Fabaceae.

This chapter focuses on the origin and history, botany and life cycle and types and cultivars of members of the family Fabaceae, such as beans and peas, among others. The production and culture, nutritive value, pests, diseases and weeds of these crops and their management are also presented.

Author(s)
Welbaum, G. E.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645346)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Family Apiaceae.

This chapter focuses on the origin and history, botany and life cycle and types and cultivars of members of the family Apiaceae, such as carrots, celery and anise, among others. The production and culture, nutritive value, pests, diseases and weeds of these crops and their management are also...

Author(s)
Welbaum, G. E.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645346)
Type
Book chapter