Vegetable Seed Production / Edition 2

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Overview


This new edition of this important book contains the most recent research on the production of vegetable seeds in both developed and developing countries. Topics include the organization of the seed industry; principles of seed production; harvesting, processing, handling, and storage; and quality control and distribution.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780851993362
  • Publisher: CAB International North America
  • Publication date: 2/28/2000
  • Series: Cabi Publishing Series
  • Edition description: REV
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 384
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.30 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Table of Contents

Preface
1 Organization 1
2 Principles of Seed Production 38
3 Agronomy 48
4 Harvesting and Processing 67
5 Storage 83
6 Seed Handling, Quality Control and Distribution 96
7 Chenopodiaceae 107
8 Compositae 122
9 Cruciferae 136
10 Cucurbitaceae 164
11 Leguminosae 189
12 Solanaceae 213
13 Umbelliferae 238
14 Alliaceae 265
15 Gramineae 279
16 Amaranthaceae and Malvaceae 285
References 293
App Addresses of Seed-related Organizations Referred to in the Text 315
Index 317
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