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The avocado : botany, production, and uses

Author: A W Whiley; B Schaffer; B N Wolstenholme
Publisher: Wallingford ; New York : CABI Pub., ©2002.
Edition/Format:   eBook : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This multiauthor book consists of 14 sections covering all aspects of avocado production and science, including the uses, taxonomy, botany, genetics, breeding, ecology, growth and development, propagation, cultivars and rootstocks, cultivation, nutrition, biotechnology, pests and diseases (and their control), and harvesting and postharvest aspects (including storage, packing and transport) of avocado. The book will  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Avocado.
Wallingford ; New York : CABI Pub., c2002
(DLC) 2002003758
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: A W Whiley; B Schaffer; B N Wolstenholme
ISBN: 0851993575 9780851993577 0851999786 9780851999784
OCLC Number: 182530169
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 416 p.) : ill. (some col.), map.
Contents: Colour Plates; Contributors; Preface; 1 History, Distribution and Uses; 2 Taxonomy and Botany; 3 Genetics and Classical Breeding; 4 Ecology: Climate and the Edaphic Environment; 5 Reproductive Biology; 6 Environmental Physiology; 7 Cultivars and Rootstocks; 8 Propagation; 9 Biotechnology; 10 Crop Management; 11 Irrigation and Mineral Nutrition; 12 Foliar, Fruit and Soilborne Diseases; 13 Insect and Mite Pests; 14 Harvesting, Packing, Postharvest Technology, Transport and Processing; Index;
Responsibility: edited by A.W. Whiley, B. Schaffer, and B.N. Wolstenholme.

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In the 1990s, avocado has become an important crop in many tropical and subtropical regions of the world. This is a comprehensive volume on avocados, providing a review of research and production  Read more...

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