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The Potato Botany, Production and Uses

By: Roy Navarre(Editor), Mark J Pavek(Editor)
370 pages, 120 b/w photos and b/w illustrations, tables
Publisher: CABI Publishing
The Potato
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  • The Potato ISBN: 9781780642802 Hardback Dec 2014 Usually dispatched within 6 days
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About this book

Potatoes are a staple crop around the world. Covering all aspects of botany, production and uses, The Potato presents a comprehensive discussion of the most important topics for potato researchers and professionals. It assesses the latest research on plant growth such as tuber development, water use and seed production, covers all aspects of pest management and reviews postharvest issues such as storage, global markets, and of course, nutritional value and flavour.

Contents

1. History & Origin of Cultivated Potato Species
2. Potato Uses and Markets
3. Taxonomy
4. Tuber Development
5. Plant Growth and Development
6. Commercial Production and Cultural Management
7. Potato Water Use and Irrigation
8. Seed Production
9. Insect Pests
10. Nematodes
11. Weed Management
12. Fungal and Bacterial Pathogens
13. Potato Viruses
14. Physiological Disorders
15. Post Harvest Storage and Physiology
16. Traditional Breeding and Variety Development
17. Molecular Breeding
18. Biotechnology
19. Nutritional Value
20. Flavor

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By: Roy Navarre(Editor), Mark J Pavek(Editor)
370 pages, 120 b/w photos and b/w illustrations, tables
Publisher: CABI Publishing
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