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Cover for Sweet cherries.

This book contains 12 chapters focusing on the current trends in sweet cherry production, cherry flowering, fruiting and cultivars, sweet cherry rootstocks, planning a new cherry orchard, orchard establishment and production, the fundamentals of sweet cherry pruning, various sweet cherry training...

Author(s)
Long, L. E.; Lang, G. A.; Kaiser, C.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781786398284)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Cherry flowering, fruiting and cultivars.

This paper discusses the flowering and fruiting habit, cultivar pollen compatibility, pollination and fertilization of cherries. The major sweet cherry cultivars and their characteristics are described, including their key attributes for fresh markets.

Author(s)
Long, L. E.; Lang, G. A.; Kaiser, C.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781786398284)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Sweet cherry rootstocks.

All commercial sweet cherry trees are either budded or grafted. This chapter deals with sweet cherry rootstocks. Rootstocks are used for several purposes: (i) ease for propagating and producing more trees of a superior cultivar; (ii) better adaptation to particular soil or site characteristics; and ...

Author(s)
Long, L. E.; Lang, G. A.; Kaiser, C.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781786398284)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Sweet cherry training systems.

Training systems should be considered to be dynamic and continuously developing, as every grower and orchard site is different, with inherent traits that lead to subtle modifications of initial ideas and training concepts that can significantly affect their ultimate degree of success. This chapter...

Author(s)
Long, L. E.; Lang, G. A.; Kaiser, C.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781786398284)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Screening plants for resistance/susceptibility to plant-parasitic nematodes.

This chapter provides information on the methods for initial screening to determine the resistance or susceptibility of plants, cultivars or breeding lines to plant parasitic nematodes. Specific protocols for screening and further resistance breeding on several plant-nematode combinations are...

Author(s)
Wesemael, W.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781786391759)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for The pomegranate: botany, production and uses.

This is the first comprehensive book covering the botany, production, processing, health and industrial uses of the pomegranate (Punica granatum). This book provides information on how to increase yields and improve short- and medium-term grower profitability and sustainability. It covers practices ...

ISBN
2021 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789240764)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for World pomegranate cultivars.

This chapter provides information on the important and more famous cultivars of countries that are major pomegranate origins, producers and exporters. Countries included are Afghanistan, Azerbaijan, China, Egypt, Greece, India, Iran, Israel, Italy, Morocco, Spain, Tunisia, Turkey and USA.

Author(s)
Chater, J. M.; Yavari, A.; Sarkhosh, A.; Jia, Z.; Merhaut, D. J.; Preece, J. E.; Cossio, F.; Qin, G.; Liu, C.; Li, J.; Shilpa, P.; Babu, K. D.; Sharma, J.; Yilmaz, C.; Bartual, J.; Mustafayeva, Z.; Saeedi, M. A.; Awd, N. A.; Moersfelder, J.; Hou, L.
ISBN
2021 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789240764)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Fruit maturity, harvest methods and technologies.

This chapter focuses on fruit harvesting methods and technologies in pomegranates. Topics include fruit maturity, growth, development, biochemical changes during maturity and ripening, genetic differences among cultivars, crop quality, fruit colour development, non-destructive methods, harvesting...

Author(s)
Varasteh, F.; Alizadeh, M.; Sarkhosh, A.
ISBN
2021 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789240764)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Fresh fig.

This chapter provides information on the origin, current areas of production, fruit morphology and types, maturity, harvest index, crop quality, composition and health benefits, fruit physiology, physiological disorders, chilling temperature sensitivity, postharvest handling, packinghouse...

Author(s)
Crisostol, C. H.; Lopez Corrales, M.; Colelli, G.; Serradilla, M. J.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789247176)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Peach and nectarine.

This chapter describes the origin, current areas of production, maturity and harvest indexes, quality and consumer preferences, fruit composition and health benefits, fruit physiological characteristics, harvesting handling, packinghouse handling, chilling injury, physical damage, temperature...

Author(s)
Crisosto, C. H.; Echeverría, G.; Manganaris, G. A.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789247176)
Type
Book chapter

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