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Litchi and Longan: Botany, Cultivation and Uses

Edited By: C Menzel, SK Mitra and GK Waite

400 pages, Col photos, b/w photos, figs

CABI Publishing

Hardback | Dec 2005 | #144707 | ISBN: 0851996965
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NHBS Price: £90.00 $125/€102 approx

About this book

The only comprehensive, balanced and internationally-focused publication on these fruit. It covers all aspects of production, from taxonomy and breeding, to propagation, flowering and fruit set, to diseases, pests and postharvest storage and processing.


Origin, history, production and processing - X M Huang, South China Agricultural University, China, S K Mitra, Bidhan Chandra Krishi Viswavidyalaya, India, S Subhadrabandhu, Katsetsart University, Thailand, R Ben-Arie, Fruit Storage Laboratory, Israel, and R A Stern, Galilee Technology Center, Israel; Taxonomy, botany and plant development - S Subhadrabandhu and R A Stern Propagation, S K Mitra, and P K Ray, Rajendra Agricultural University, India Biotechnology, R E Litz, S Raharjo, K Matsumoto and Witjaksono, University of Florida, USA; Cultivars and plant improvement - C M Menzel, X M Huang, and C M Liu, South China Agricultural University, China; Flowering - T L Davenport, University of Florida, USA, and R A Stern; Fruit set, development and maturation Litchi - H B Huang, South China Agricultural University, China Longan, R A; Stern Fruit disorders - X M Huang Photosynthesis and productivity, C M Menzel; Plant water relations and irrigation - C M Menzel; Plant nutrition and fertilizing - C M Menzel Pests, G K Waite; Diseases - L M Coates, Department of Primary Industries and Fisheries, Australia, E X Zhou, South China Agricultural University, China, and C Sittigul, Chiang Mai University, Thailand; Harvesting and storage - D M Holcroft, Dole Fresh Vegetables, USA, H T Lin, Fujian Agriculture and Forestry University, China, and S Ketsa, Katsetsart University, Thailand

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