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Advances in Citriculture

Edited By: Shyam Singh, VJ Shivankar, AK Srivastava and IP Singh

687 pages, colour plates, b/w illustrations, tables

Jagmander Book Agency

Hardback | Dec 2004 | #196489 | ISBN: 8186095098
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NHBS Price: £132.00 $166/€157 approx

About this book

Advances in Citriculture brings you a wealth of information catalogued chronologically on the advances made in global citriculture on 29 subject areas of major importance to citrus growers, scientists, students, planners, and administrators. A team of national and internationally renowned citrus experts presents an incisive analysis of different core issues right from the history of citrus cultivation to post-harvest management, including the use of latest techniques like bio-informatics and other recent advanced techniques. The publication features an exhaustive citation of work published across the six citrus growing continents of the world.


Contents

Foreword
Preface

1. Origin, botanical classification and geographical distribution of citrus
2. Citrus industry of India and overseas
3. Climate and soil for citriculture
4. Role of soil survey in assessing citrus growing environments: an experience in Nagpur, Maharashtra, India
5. Citrus rootstocks
6. Citrus biotechnology
7. Applications of DNA fingerprinting in citrus
8. Citrus propagation
9. Training and pruning
10. High density planting
11. Orchard establishment
12. Water management in citrus
13. Citrus nutrition
14. Use of radioisotopes in citrus research
15. Intercropping in citrus
16. Fruit drop in citrus and its management
17. Organic citrus cultivation
18. Stress physiology, and growth regulators
19. Citrus breeding
20. Insect pests of citrus and their management
21. Biological suppression of pests of citrus
22. Phytophthora diseases of citrus
23. Bacterial diseases in citrus and their management
24. Virus and virus like diseases of citrus - the Indian scenario
25. Citrus nematodes
26. Storage of citrus fruits
27. Glimpses of citrus fruit marketing in India
28. Citrus processing, waste utilization and value addition
29. Citriculture management information system (CMIS) in geographical information systems

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