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Apples : botany, production and uses

Author: David C Ferree; I J Warrington
Publisher: Wallingford, Oxon, UK ; Cambridge, MA : CABI Pub., ©2003.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book, with contributions from 40 scientists from 8 countries, summarizes the current research information on apples and their culture, and will be of value to horticultural students, research and extension workers, and professional fruit growers. The 24 chapters are presented in 6 parts. Part I, the introductory section, considers taxonomy, and world production and trade. Parts II-VI cover the following  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Apples.
New York, NY : CABI Pub., 2003
(DLC) 2002013984
(OCoLC)50270434
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: David C Ferree; I J Warrington
ISBN: 0851997996 9780851997995
OCLC Number: 52995162
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 660 pages, 32 unnumbered pages of plates) : illustrations (some color)
Contents: Colour Plates; Contents; Contributors; Preface; Acknowledgements; 1 Taxonomic Classification and Brief History; 2 World Production, Trade, Consumption and Economic Outlook for Apples; 3 Genetic Improvement of Apple: Breeding, Markers, Mapping and Biotechnology; 4 Characteristics of Important Commercial Apple Cultivars; 5 Apple Rootstocks; 6 Propagation and Nursery Tree Quality; 7 Flowering, Pollination and Fruit Set and Development; 8 Water Relations of Apples; 9 Light Relations; 10 Temperature; 11 Selecting the Orchard Site, Site Preparation and Orchard Planning and Establishment.
Responsibility: edited by D.C. Ferree and I.J. Warrington.

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A vital resource including coverage of taxonomy and production statistics, plant materials, apple physiology, orchard and tree management, crop protection (including organic production), harvesting  Read more...

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"It is an excellent publication for extension personnel, horticultural students, and professional apple producers."--HortScience

 
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