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Horticultural Reviews presents state-of-the-art reviews on topics in horticultural science and technology covering both basic and applied research. Topics covered include the horticulture of fruits, vegetables, nut crops, and ornamentals. These review articles, written by world authorities, bridge the gap between the specialized researcher and the broader community of horticultural scientists and teachers.
Contributors. Dedication: Irwin L. Goldman (Molly Jahn). 1. Common Bean Rust: Pathology and Control (Merion M. Liebenberg and Zacharias A. Pretorius). Abbreviations and Acronyms. I. Introduction. II. Pathogen Nomenclature, Morphology, and Life Cycle. III. Symptoms. IV. Host Range. V. Distribution. VI. Epidemiology. VII. Economic Importance. VIII. Pathogenic Variation. IX. Manipulation of the Fungus. X. Disease Management. XI. Conclusions. Acknowledgments. Literature Cited. 2. Bitter Gourd: Botany, Horticulture, Breeding (Tusar K. Behera, Snigdha Behera, L. K. Bharathi, K. Joseph John, Philipp W. Simon, and Jack E. Staub). I. Introduction. II. Botany. III. Horticulture. IV. Breeding. V. Conclusions. Literature Cited. 3. Dynamics of Carbohydrate Reserves in Cultivated Grapevines (Bruno P. Holzapfel, Jason P. Smith, Stewart K. Field, and W. James Hardie). I. Introduction. II. Carbohydrate Reserves. III. Accumulation of Carbohydrate Reserves. IV. Photoassimilation and Storage Processes. V. Mobilization and Utilization of Carbohydrate Reserves. VI. Viticultural Management of Carbohydrate Reserves. VII. Summary and Conclusions. Literature Cited. 4. Elderberry: Botany, Horticulture, Potential (Denis Charlebois, Patrick L. Byers, Chad E. Finn, and Andrew L. Thomas). I. Introduction. II. Botany. III. Horticulture. IV. Propagation. V. Uses. VI. Concluding Remarks. Literature Cited. 5. Modified Humidity Packaging of Fresh Produce (Victor Rodov, Shimshon Ben-Yehoshua, Nehemia Aharoni, and Shabtai Cohen). I. Introduction. II. Basics of Postharvest Water Relations. III. Water in Postharvest Life of Fresh Produce. IV. The Concept of Modified-Humidity Packaging. V. Practical MHP Approaches. VI. Summary. Acknowledgments. Literature Cited. 6. Ecological and Genetic Systems Underlying Sustainable Horticulture (Autar K. Mattoo and John R. Teasdale). Abbreviations. I. Introduction. II. Ecological Systems. III. Genetic Systems. IV. An Integrated Approach to Sustainable Horticulture. Literature Cited. Subject Index. Cumulative Subject Index. Cumulative Contributor Index.