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Horticultural Reviews, Volume 17

Series: Horticultural Reviews Volume: 17

Edited By: Jules Janick

John Wiley & Sons

Hardback | Jan 1996 | #83074 | ISBN: 0471573353
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About this book

Horticultural Reviews present state-of-the-art reviews on topics in horticultural sciences. The emphasis is on applied topics including the production of fruits, vegetables, nut crops, and ornamental plants of commercial importance. It is a serial that appears in the form of one hardbound volume per year.


Contents

Dedication; mechanical stress regulation of plant growth and development; volatile emissions from plants; a physiological-genetic model of photoperiod-temperature interactions in photoperiodism, vernalization and male sterility of plants; environmental control and photoautotrophic micropropagation; leaf blackening in cut "protea" flowers; low-temperature sweetening in roots and tubers; jojoba domestication and commercialization in Israel; growth and ripening of strawberry fruit; control of "phytopthora" disease of tree crops using trunk-injected phosphates; origin and dissemination of peach; avocado rootstocks.

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