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Breeding Tropical and Subtropical Fruits

By: PK Ray

340 pages, 23 figs, 68 tabs

Springer-Verlag

Hardback | Dec 2002 | #133579 | ISBN: 3540428550
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Comprehensive account of the scientific basis of breeding 20 important tropical and subtropical fruits.

From the reviews: "The authors consider breeding high yielding cultivars as an important measure to boost productivity. ! This book is aimed at undergraduate and graduate students of pomology, horticulture and agriculture but also addresses fruit scientists, teachers ! . This book presents an up-to-date review of the breeding work on 20 main crops and describes the skills necessary for carrying out cultivar improvement programmes for these fruits. Each chapter dealing with a fruit crop is supported by a comprehensive list of references ! ." (S. Biricolti, Advances in Horticultural Science, Issue 2, 2003)


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