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Environment and Crop Production

Edited By: Ramdane Dris, Iqrar A Khan and Shri Mohan Jain

Science Publishers

Hardback | Dec 2002 | #136049 | ISBN: 1578082579
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About this book

Compilation of articles focussing on the environmental factors influencing the growth, development and production of food crops under various conditions.


Contents

Influence of orchard management on growth and production of fruits, Ramdane Dris; abscisic acid content of grape during storage, Zhang Youlin and Zhang Jinfang; influence of environmental conditions at sowing on quality of broad-bean seeds production, Agnieszka Sekara et al; influence of calcium and glycinebetaine on yield and storage of pome fruit, Ramdane Dris; viscosity of some enzymatically extracted tropical fruit juices, Pushkar Singh Bora et al; sustainable production and plant growth - interaction between crop yield and quality of winter wheat, Antos Ruza et al; apple flower and fruit thinning, Matej Stopar; effects of chemical thinners on apple, Nikola Pavicic et al; evaluation of flowering crab-apples as pollinizers of commercial apple cultivars, Shahrokh Khanizadeh; responses of crop plants to low, non-freezing temperatures, Krzystof Klamkowski; pollination - food crop and bees, Ramdane Dris; effect of manure doses and growth media on productivity and mineral composition of rocket leaves, Sezai Delibacak et al; influence of a biofungicide, trichodermin-BL, on growth and development of plants, Dmitry V. Voitka; effect of sowing scheme and seed rate on yield and quality of onion sets, Zita Barkauskiene; phytophagous mites and their natural enemies in strawberry plantings in Latvia, V. Petrova et al; "fitorodents RF" - a new environment-friendly repellent of animals in gardens and agrobiocenoses, Ivars Zarins and Maris Daugavietis; "diaporthe/phomopsis helianthi", the sunflower pathogen - 20 years of research, Jelena Vukojevic et al; advanced technology for fixation and cultivation of sandy soils and other unproductive lands, Eftimie Nitescu et al; analysis of devices for planting seedlings, Ovidiu Balan; new transplanting machines for seedlings grown in nutritive plant-pots, Ovidiu Balan and Vasile Cracium; theoretical considerations and some experimental results concerning improvements in seedling transplanting machines, Vasile Cracium et al; fruit production quality in Latvia, Maija Eihe; review and prospects for vegetable production in Shanghai, Zhu Weimin and Yu Meilian; cabbage diseases during storage, Fiodor Popov; field diseases of cucumber and tomato fruit, Tamara Zherdetskaya; the Varroa mite and crop quality, Ramdane Dris; appropriate hydroponic systems for growing tropical leafy vegetables in greenhouses, W.A.P. Weerakkody et al; current situation of greenhouse engineering in Shanghai, Wenbin Zhang; recuperation of "BioCO2" to increase greenhouse production, Laurent Urban et al; mechanistic modelling predictions of sugar-cane yields in several Latin American countries, Angel Utset et al; resource use efficiency of "cochorus", "celosia" and "amaranthus" among farmers in Oyo state, Nigeria, K.O. Adenegan and O.I. Oladele; socioeconomic survey of urban fringe vegetable farmers in Eti-Osa and Suru-Lere local government areas of Lagos state, Nigeria, M.G. Oludije and L.A. Akinbile; cost and return of production in Lagos state, Nig

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