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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
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Cover for Physiological disorders.

Pomegranate cultivation and its potential quality yield are affected by various physiological disorders such as browning, fruit cracking, internal breakdown, scald and chilling injury. In this chapter, the various physiological disorders commonly occurring in pomegranate and their control measures...

Author(s)
Shivashankara, K. S.; Geetha, G. A.
ISBN
2021 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789240764)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Plant response to acid rain stress.

Acid rain is known as the 'air killer' because of its devastating damage to the ecosystem. As the major factor in the terrestrial ecosystem, the toxic effect of acid rain on plants has attracted more attention of researchers. The loss in agriculture and forestry caused by acid rain aggravates the...

Author(s)
Liang, C.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394675)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The papaya: botany, production and uses.

This book contains 16 chapters focusing on the origin, history, composition and processing, production and trade, taxonomy, botany and plant development, propagation, biotechnology, cultivars and crop improvement, plant nutrition and irrigation, plant water relations, effects of physiology and...

Author(s)
Mitra, S.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241907)
Type
Book
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Cover for Flowering and sex expression.

This chapter provides information on the floral development and flowering, sex determination and their molecular markers in pawpaws (Carica papaya). Floral morphology, environmental factors, plant nutrition, gene regulation and plant growth regulators affecting floral development and sex expression ...

Author(s)
Huang JianZhi; Cheng TingChi; Lee WenLi; Lee ChenYu; Chin ShihWen; Chen FureChyi
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241907)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Recording.

Careful recording is an important component of field trialling. In addition to the target traits of interest, all conditions that appear during the trial should be recorded as well as anything unusual or noteworthy. All the data are used in assessing the value of the materials being tested....

Author(s)
Sitepu, B.; Laksono, N. D.; Setiawati, U.; Nur, F.; Rahmaningsih, M.; Anwar, Y.; Widodo, P.; Forster, B. P.; Purba, A. R.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241396)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Apiaceae</i> seed production.

This chapter describes the principles and practices of Apiaceae seed production. While much of the information presented relates directly to carrot seed production, it is also relevant to production of most other Apiaceae seed crops. Where possible, information and examples from other crops have...

Author(s)
Spurr, C. J.; Lucas, A. M.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789240955)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Cultural systems.

This chapter focuses on the major strawberry cultural systems employed across the world. Different cultural practices such as preplant fumigation, planting dates, plant sources, mulch, bed height and spacing, irrigation, nutrition, weed control, renovation, cover crops, tunnels and forcing systems, ...

Author(s)
Hancock, J. F.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242270)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Structural and developmental physiology.

This chapter provides information on anatomy and morphology, photoperiod and temperature regulation of development, dormancy, cold hardiness, photosynthesis and carbon allocation patterns, water relations, and plant nutrition of strawberries.

Author(s)
Hancock, J. F.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242270)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Cassava: developmental physiology.

This chapter focuses on the various phases of the growth cycle of cassava and the effects of photoperiod, temperature, nutrition, water deficit and stress and climate change on the developmental physiology of cassava.

Author(s)
Lebot, V.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789243369)
Type
Book chapter

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