Fruit Breeding, Tree and Tropical Fruits / Edition 1

Fruit Breeding, Tree and Tropical Fruits / Edition 1

by Jules Janick, James N. Moore
     
 

ISBN-10: 047131014X

ISBN-13: 9780471310143

Pub. Date: 05/02/1996

Publisher: Wiley

This is the first volume in a three volume comprehensive reference work presenting detailed information on the breeding of horticultural crops. In a systematic way, the work presents: the history and commercial importance of each fruit, the origin and early development of cultivation, regional characteristics, breeding objectives, fruit characteristics such as

Overview

This is the first volume in a three volume comprehensive reference work presenting detailed information on the breeding of horticultural crops. In a systematic way, the work presents: the history and commercial importance of each fruit, the origin and early development of cultivation, regional characteristics, breeding objectives, fruit characteristics such as color and shape, and disease resistance. Volume 1 deals with tree fruits: Apples, Apricots, Avocado, Banana/Plantain, Cherry, Peach, Pear, and Plum.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471310143
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
05/02/1996
Pages:
632
Product dimensions:
6.38(w) x 9.53(h) x 1.38(d)

Table of Contents

Apples (J. Janick, et al.).

Apricots (R. Layne, et al.).

Avocados (B. Bergh and E. Lahav).

Bananas and Plantains (P. Rowe and F. Rosales).

Cherries (S. Brown, et al.).

Citrus (R. Soost and M. Roose).

Peaches (R. Scorza and W. Sherman).

Pears (R. Bell, et al.).

Pineapple (F. Leal and G. d'Eeckenbrugge).

Plums (W. Okie and J. Weinberger).

Index.

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