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Fruit Breeding (3-Volume Set)

Series: Fruit Breeding

Edited By: Jules Janick

John Wiley & Sons

Hardback | Jun 1996 | #53860 | ISBN: 0471126756
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NHBS Price: £510.00 $641/€607 approx

About this book

This is a three-volume reference that provides comprehensive information on breeding commerical fruit crops. It desl systematically with the history and commerical importance of each fruit, the origin, early development of cultivation, regional characteristics, breeding objectives and fruit traits such as colour, shape and disease resistance. Volume one deals with temperate fruits, volume two looks at nuts, while volume three discusses subtropical and tropical fruits. Each volume is also available individually.


Contents

Volume 1: apples; pears; strawberries; brambles; grapes; peaches; blueberries; cranberries and loganberries; plums; cherries; apricots. Volume 2: almonds; pecan and hickories; walnuts; hazelnuts; chestnuts; subject index; author index. Volume 3: citrus; avocados; kiwifruits; bananas and plantains; subject index; author index.

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