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Handbook of Environmental Physiology of Fruit Crops, Volume 2: Sub-Tropical and Tropical Crops

Series: Handbook of Environmental Physiology of Fruit Crops Volume: 2

By: Bruce Schaffer and Peter C Andersen

CRC Press

Hardback | Dec 1995 | #85122 | ISBN: 0849301793
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This text is one of two volumes which consider the effects of different environmental factors on crops. It contains data on the physiology and horticulture of crops. All the commercially important crops are covered, and all the regions of the world in which they grow, from temperate (Vol 1) to sub-tropical (Vol 2), are described. The environmental factors studied include irradiation, temperature, water and salinity. Each chapter focuses on a single crop or group of genetically related crops, and subsections discuss individual environmental factors.


Introduction (B. Schaffer and P.C. Andersen). Avocado (A.W. Whiley and B. Schaffer). Banana (D.W. Turner). Citrus (J.P. Syvertsen and J. Lloyd). Coffee (A.B. Rena, M. Maestri, R.S. Barros, and M.R. Sondahl). Lychee (C.M. Menzel and D.R. Simpson). Macadamia (R.A. Stephenson and T. Trochoulias). Mango (B. Schaffer, J.H. Crane, and A.W. Whiley). Miscellaneous Tropical Fruits (T.E. Marler, A. George, R.J. Nissan, and P.C. Andersen). Passionfruit (C.M. Menzel and D.R. Simpson). Pineapple (D.P. Bartholomew and E. Malezieux). Index.

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