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Series: Crop Production Science in Horticulture Volume: 11

By: James F Hancock (Author)

237 pages, 18 col plates, figs, tabs

CABI Publishing

Paperback | Jan 1999 | #99350 | ISBN: 0851993397
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This text provides a broad, balanced review of scientific knowledge of strawberries and their production. In common with other titles in this series, it describes the biology of the plant and the principles that underly its cultivation. It covers all aspects, from taxonomy, distribution and morphology, to fruit ripening, storage and processing.


The strawberry species; history of domestication; the industry of today; breeding and genetics; structure and developmental physiology; fruiting and postharvest physiology; cultural systems; diseases and pests.

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