Contributors; Dedication: Dale E. Kester - Thomas M. Gradziel; 1. Girdling: Physiological and Horticultural Aspectsn - R. Goren, M. Huberman, and E. E. Goldschmidt; I. Introduction; II. Girdling Concepts and Techniques; III. Girdling and Physiological Studies; IV. Endogenous Plant Hormones; V. Girdling in Horticultural Practice; VI. Concluding Remarks; Literature Cited; 2. Irrigation Water Quality and Salinity Effects in Citrus Trees - Yoseph Levy and Jim Syvertsen; I. Introduction; II. Managing Salinity; III. Experimental Methods in Salinity Research; IV. Physiological Responses; V. Salinity and Biotic Stresses; VI. Benefits of Moderate Salinity; VII. Summary; Literature Cited; 3. Red Bayberry: Botany and Horticulture - Kunsong Chen, Changjie Xu, Bo Zhang, and Ian Ferguson; I. Introduction; II. Botany; III. Physiology; IV. Environmental Requirements; V. Horticulture; VI. Concluding Remarks; Literature Cited; 4. Protected Cultivation of Horticultural Crops in China - Weijie Jiang, Dongyu Qu, Ding Mu, and Lirong Wang; I. Introduction; II. The Energy-Saving Greenhouse; III. Vegetable Crops; IV. Floriculture; V. Fruit Trees; VI. Future Development of Protected Horticulture; Literature Cited; 5. Greenhouse Tomato Fruit Cuticle Cracking - Martine Dorais, Dominique-Andre Demers, Athanasios P. Papadopoulos, and Wim Van Ieperen; I. Introduction; II. Fruit Characteristics Related to the Development of Cuticle Cracking; III. Genetic Aspects of Fruit Resistance to Cuticle Cracking; IV. Climatic Factors Related to the Development of Cuticle Cracking; V. Cultural Factors Related to the Development of Cuticle Cracking; VI. Conclusion; Literature Cited; 6. Fresh-Cut Vegetables and Fruits - Jeffrey K. Brecht, Mikal E. Saltveit, Stephen T. Talcott, Keith R. Schneider, Kelly Felkey, and Jerry A. Bartz; I. Introduction; II. Physiology; III. Sensory Quality; IV. Phytonutrients; V. Microbiology; VI. Treatments to Maintain Quality; VII. Conclusions; Literature Cited; 7. Postharvest Physiology and Storage of Widely Used Root and Tub r Crops - Uzi Afek and Stanley J. Kays; I. Introduction 255; II. Causes of Postharvest Losses 255; III. Tuber Crops 259; V. Root Crops 276; V. Corm and Rhizome Crops 295; Literature Cited 299; 8. Metabolic Control of Low-Temperature Sweetening in Potato Tubers During Postharvest Storage - R. W. Blenkinsop, R. Y. Yada, and A. G. Marangoni; I. Introduction; II. Starch Metabolism; III. Sucrose Metabolism; IV. Glycolysis; V. Oxidative Pentose Phosphate Pathway; VI. Mitochondrial Respiration; VII. Metabolic Factors Affecting Chip Color Development; VIII. Conclusion; Literature Cited; 9. Cassava-based Multiple Cropping Systems - V. Ravi and C. R. Mohankumar; I. Introduction; II. Growth and Productivity of Cassava; II. Growth and Productivity of Associate Crops; IV. Intercropping Cassava; V. Relay Sequential Cropping Cassava; VI. Multi-Cropping Management; VII. Conclusion and Future Prospects; Literature Cited; Subject Index; Cumulative Subject Index; Cumulative Contributor Index.
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