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The Pineapple: Botany, Production and Uses

Edited By: D Bartholomew, RE Paull and K Rohrbach

301 pages, Col photos, b/w photos, illus, figs, tabs

CABI Publishing

Hardback | Dec 2002 | #116729 | ISBN: 0851995039
Availability: In stock
NHBS Price: £94.99 $118/€112 approx

About this book

Aimed at researchers and professional horticulturists, this comprehensive reference on pineapple covers all topics from botany and taxonomy to geneics, breeding, production, disease and post-harvest techniques.


Contents

History, distribution and world production; botany; breeding, genetic engineering, selection and cultivars; crop environment, temperature, water and light; propagation; cultural systems; flowering and fruit development; pests, disease and weeds; fresh fruit quality and postharvest handling; fruit production and processing quality; processing.


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