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Allium Crop Science: Recent Advances

Edited By: HD Rabinowitch and L Currah

515 pages, B/w photos, figs, tabs

CABI Publishing

Hardback | Dec 2002 | #116728 | ISBN: 0851995101
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NHBS Price: £120.00 $159/€135 approx

About this book

The Alliums are some of the most ancient cultivated crops and include onions, garlic, leeks and other related plants. This book provides a review of Allium science for postgraduates and researchers. It contains commissioned chapters on topics that have shown major advances particularly during the 1990s such as molecular biology, floriculture and biofertilizers.


Contents

Evolution, domestication and taxonomy; florigenesis; regaining fertility in garlic; chemical and molecular markers in alliums; transformation and somatic hybridization; exploitation of wild relatives ofr the breeding of onions; genome organization of allium; flavour and pungency; onion curing and storage - recent advances; health and alliums; onion cultivars in the tropics; biofertilizers and organic production methods; forecasting pest and disease attacks in onions; bacterial diseases; production and multiplication of virus-free garlic; shallots, ornamental alliums and leeks.

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