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Cherries: Crop Physiology, Production and Uses

Edited By: AD Webster and NE Looney

513 pages, Figs, tabs

CABI Publishing

Hardback | Dec 1996 | #55483 | ISBN: 0851989365
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NHBS Price: £125.00 $159/€147 approx

About this book

Comprehensive volume on one of the world's most popular temperate fruit crops.

Brings together a wealth of information on the cherry that will be of value for decades to come.--The Quarterly Review of Biology


Contents

The origins of sweet and sour cherries; world distribution; sweet and sour cherry scion cultivars; cherry rootstocks; propagation; selection of the orchard site; flowering and pollination; mineral nutrition; tree canopy management; plant growth regulators; rain-induced cracking; orchard floor vegetation management; cherry diseases; management and control of arthropod pests; protection of fruit from birds; harvesting; cherry processing.

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