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Cucurbits

Out of Print

Edited By: NM Nayer and TA More

340 pages, Tabs

Science Publishers

Hardback | Dec 1998 | #94134 | ISBN: 1578080037
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About this book

Complete treatment, from taxonomy to cultivation, of this family of melons and gourds.


Contents

Taxonomy, Distribution and Ethnobotanical Uses - Numerical and Chemical Approaches to Taxonomy and Relationships - Cytogenetics - Sex Expression and Sex Modification - Morphology and Embryology - Palynology - Physiology, Biochemistry and Medicinal Importance - Genetic Studies - Improvement and Cultivation: Cucurbita and Beniscasa - Improvement and Cultivation: Muskmelon, Cucumber and Watermelon - Improvement and Cultivation: Bitter Gourd, Snake Gourd, Pointed Gourd, and Ivy Gourd - Improvement and Cultivation: Lagenaria and Lucia - Cultivation in Riverbeds - Fungal Diseases and Their Management - Virus Diseases - Pests and Their Management - Seed Production

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