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About this book
About this book
Citrus is an ancient crop known to have existed for over 4000 years and this book is an effort to comprehensively cover the crop. Amongst the subjects covered are taxonomy, chromosomal organisation, genetic diversity, diseases of citrus and management, and pests and their management.
Taxonomy, Chromosomal Organization and Genetic Diversity; Commercial Citrus Varieties and Hybrids; Rootstocks and their Uses; Polyembryony and Detection of Embryos; Citrus Production Technology; Post Harvest Technology; Diseases of Citrus and their Management; Pests and their Management; Appendices; Some Commercial Cultivars of Mandarins, Tangors, Tangelo and Hybrids; Some Commercial Varieties of Sweet Oranges and Hybrids; Some Commercial Varieties of Grapefruit (C. paradici Macf.) and Hybrids; Some Commercial Varieties of Lemon (C. limon (L.) Burm. f.); Some Commercial Varieties of Limes and Sweet Limes; Some Commercial Varieties of Rough Lemon (C. Jamohiri Lush); Some Commercial Varieties of Sour Orange (C. aurantium L.) and Hybrid; Some Commercial Varieties of Trifoliate Orange (Pucirus trifoliate (L.) Raf. Composition of Required Ingredients of "Soilmix"; Adaptability of Traditional and Conventional Rootstocks to various Soil Conditions; (Soil Structure, Drought, Waterlogging, Calcium, Chloride, and Boron); Tolerance of Some Important Rootstocks to Certain Climatic Conditions and Diseases; Use of Different Rootstock Scionic Combinations used in various Countries; Citrus Insect Pests of various Countries and their Preferred Citrus Hosts; Natural Enemies of Toxoptera citricidus (Yokomi, 1992); Parasites of Diaphorine citri Recorded in Asia-Pacific and other Areas