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Litchi and longan : botany, production, and uses

Author: C M Menzel; G K Waite
Publisher: Wallingford, Oxfordshire, UK ; Cambridge, MA : CABI Pub., ©2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Litchi (lychee) and the related fruit longan are grown extensively in China and South-East Asia, as well as in Australia, Florida (USA), southern Europe and southern Africa. This book represents the only comprehensive, balanced and internationally focused publication on these fruits. It covers all aspects of production, from taxonomy and breeding to propagation, flowering and fruit set, diseases, pests and  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: C M Menzel; G K Waite
ISBN: 0851996965 9780851996967
OCLC Number: 55871052
Description: xviii, 305 pages : illustrations (some color), maps ; 26 cm
Contents: 1. Origin, history, production and processing / Xuming Huang, Suranant Subhadrabandhu, Sisir K. Mitra, Ruth Ben-Arie and Raphael A. Stern --
2. Taxonomy, botany and plant development / Suranant Subhadrabandhu and Raphael A. Stern --
3. Propagation / Sisir K. Mitra and Pravat K. Ray --
4. Biotechnology / Richard E. Litz, Simon Raharjo, Kazumitsu Matsumoto and Witjaksono --
5. Cultivars and plant improvement / Christopher M. Menzel, Xuming Huang and Chengming Liu --
6. Flowering / Tom L. Davenport and Raphael A. Stern --
7. Fruit set, development and maturation / Huibal Huang and Raphael A. Stern --
8. Fruit disorders / Xuming Huang --
9. Photosynthesis and productivity / Christopher M. Menzel.
Responsibility: edited by C.M. Menzel and G.K. Waite.
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Litchi (lychee) and the related fruit longan are grown extensively in China and South-East Asia, as well as in Australia, Florida (USA), Southern Europe and Southern Africa. This book represents a  Read more...

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