Cookies on CAB eBooks

Like most websites we use cookies. This is to ensure that we give you the best experience possible.

 

Continuing to use www.cabi.org  means you agree to our use of cookies. If you would like to, you can learn more about the cookies we use.

CAB eBooks

Ebooks on agriculture and the applied life sciences from CAB International

Results per page:

Search results

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 Nutrition in blueberries.

This chapter examines some fundamental concepts of plant nutrition and describes the critical factors influencing blueberry nutrition. These factors include: (i) supply of nutrients from the soil (substrate); (ii) soil pH; (iii) role of ericoid mycorrhizae; (iv) determination of nutrient status;...

Author(s)
Retamales, J. B.; Hancock, J. F.
ISBN
2018 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647265)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Plant nutrition.

This chapter focuses on pineapple nutrient management, discussing soil sampling and analysis (for minerals, chemicals, texture, pH and liming), as well as plant tissue analysis (for nutrient concentrations). The distribution of nutrients within the plant; plant macro- and micronutrients; plant...

Author(s)
Vásquez-Jiménez, J.; Bartholomew, D. P.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786393302)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Nutrition.

This chapter talks mainly about mineral substances that the vines need to grow and produce fruit. The nutrient analysis (including soil and plant analysis) and correction strategies and well as the different macronutrients (N, P, S, K, Ca and Mg) and micronutrients (Fe, Mn, Cu, Zn, Mo, B and Cl)...

Author(s)
Creasy, G. L.; Creasy, L. L.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786391360)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Ultraviolet-B radiation: stressor and regulatory signal.

Following the discovery of ozone layer depletion in the late 1980s, large numbers of studies investigated the effects of ambient and/or enhanced levels of ultraviolet-B (UV-B) radiation on plants, animals, humans and microorganisms. Initial studies reported severe, inhibitory UV effects on plant...

Author(s)
Jansen, M. A. K.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647296)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Precision agriculture in lime: potential for application of precision agriculture technologies in lime cropping systems.

In order to apply crop inputs on an as need basis, map and sensor-based precision agriculture (PA) technologies could be implemented in lime (Rutaceae) production for effective management of inputs to improve crop productivity. PA has several components, i.e. a differential global positioning...

Author(s)
Farooque, A. A.; Zaman, Q. U.; Schumann, A. W.; Esau, T. J.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647845)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Microbial process development for fermentation-based biosurfactant production.

The development of fermentation processes of microbial bioproducts has come a long way, with scientists modifying existing technologies and inventing new and more efficient methods. Surfactants, especially those produced by biological systems, are highly useful and unique molecules that have a...

Author(s)
Abacha, Y.; Sanderson, P.; Rahman, P. K. S. M.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645216)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Dietary sugar and behavior.

This chapter aims to define what nutritionists mean when they use the term sugar, provide information on how much sugar is found in foods, discover how much sugar Americans are consuming, and explore whether sugar intake does lead to physiological and psychological woes. The results of recent...

Author(s)
Worobey, J.; Tapper, B. J.; Kanarek, R.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644448)
Type
Book chapter
Full TextCABI Book Chapter InfoOpen Access
Cover for Phyto-pathogens and soil nutrients shape biological control of invasive mealybugs in Asia's cassava crops.

Author(s)
Wyckhuys, K. A. G.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394118)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Nutritional and health benefits of millets.

This chapter, divided into 6 sections, examines the nutritional and health implications of millet, both in terms of the whole grain and in terms of processed products - specifically sorghum products - which have been studied in detail under the auspices of the Indian government's National...

Author(s)
Dayakar Rao, B.; Malleshi, N. G.; Annor, G. A.; Patil, J. V.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648309)
Type
Book chapter

Refine Results

Sort Order
Author
Geographical Location
Item Type
Subject Topics