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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 Trends in sweet cherry production.

This chapter focuses on the global trend of sweet cherry production. It covers the economics, crop yield, crop quality and organic production. As sweet cherry production continues to expand worldwide, each producer must decide whether to increase production (either through the renovation of old...

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 pruning fundamentals.

This chapter focuses on the fundamentals of pruning sweet cherry orchards. The fundamentals of training and pruning contemporary sweet cherry orchards usually incorporate plant materials or techniques that promote: early fruiting for a more rapid return on investment; optimization of light...

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 Fruit ripening and harvest.

This chapter provides information on the processes that occur in the sweet cherry fruit during ripening prior to harvest. Some pre-harvest disorders, such as fruit cracking, and their management are presented. Some factors to consider during the harvesting of the fruits are also discussed, along...

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 Soil and nutrition.

It is well-known that selection of the proper soil is of paramount importance in the success or failure of a fruit crop. Similarly, the effect of plant nutrition on quality fruit production has been well recognized. In the past, not much attention was paid to fruit quality parameters, as the...

Author(s)
Maity, A.; Khayyat, M.; Azarmi-Atajan, F.; Agehara, S.; Sarkhosh, A.
ISBN
2021 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789240764)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Water requirements and responses to irrigation restrictions.

This chapter discusses pomegranate water requirements and its responses to irrigation restrictions. Pomegranate water relations are described, including water requirements and responses to water stress (in terms of yield and tree performance, fruit quality at harvest and fruit storage potential),...

Author(s)
Intrigliolo, D. S.; Wang, D.; Pérez-Gago, M. B.; Palou, L.; Ayars, J.; Puerto, H.; Bartual, J.
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 Postharvest biology and storage.

This chapter provides an overview of the changes in the parameters responsible for organoleptic, nutritional and antioxidant properties of pomegranate during ripening on the tree and during postharvest storage, as well as the recent technologies and treatments focused on preserving these quality...

Author(s)
Valero, D.; García-Pastor, M. E.; Sargent, S. A.; Medina, J.; Guillén, F.; Castillo, S.; Martínez-Romero, D.; Zapata, P. J.; Serrano, M.
ISBN
2021 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789240764)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Processing and industrialization.

This book chapter describes pomegranates' (1) basic industrial processing: quality guidelines for procurement of fruits for processing, reception and cleaning, sorting, aril extraction, minimal processing, pretreatments, packaging and storability, juice extraction, thermal and non-thermal juice...

Author(s)
Gaikwad, N. N.; Patil, P. G.; Patil, N. B.; Cano-Lamadrid, M.; Carbonell-Barrachina, A.
ISBN
2021 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789240764)
Type
Book chapter

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