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Fruit Breeding

Series: Handbook of Plant Breeding Volume: 8

Edited By: Marisa Luisa Badenes and David Byrne

875 pages, 42 colour & 41 b/w illustrations


Hardback | Dec 2011 | #191223 | ISBN-13: 9781441907622
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NHBS Price: £215.00 $263/€242 approx

About this book

Fruit Breeding is the eighth volume in the "Handbook of Plant Breeding" series. Like the other volumes in the series, this volume presents information on the latest scientific information in applied plant breeding using the current advances in the field, from an efficient use of genetic resources to the impact of biotechnology in plant breeding. The majority of the volume showcases individual crops, complemented by sections dealing with important aspects of fruit breeding as trends, marketing and protection of new varieties, health benefits of fruits and new crops in the horizon. The book also features contributions from outstanding scientists for each crop species.


Chapter 1 Trends in Fruit Breeding
Chapter 2 Developing Fruit Cultivars with Enhanced Health Properties
Chapter 3 Intellectual Property Protection and Marketing of New Fruit Cultivars
Chapter 4 Emerging Fruit Crops
Chapter 5 Blackberry
Chapter 6 American Cranberry
Chapter 7 Grape
Chapter 8 Raspberry
Chapter 9 Strawberry
Chapter 10 Apple
Chapter 11 European Pear
Chapter 12 Apricot
Chapter 13 Cherry
Chapter 14 Peach
Chapter 15 Plum
Chapter 16 Citrus
Chapter 17 Persimmon
Chapter 18 Almond
Chapter 19 Chestnut
Chapter 20 Pecan
Chapter 21 Pistachio
Chapter 22 Walnut

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