Fruit Breeding, Tree and Tropical Fruits / Edition 1 available in Hardcover
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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.
|Edition description:||Volume 1|
|Product dimensions:||6.38(w) x 9.53(h) x 1.38(d)|
About the Author
Jules Janick is James Troop Distinguished Professor in Horticulture within the Department of Horticulture & Landscape Architecture at Purdue University in West Lafayette, IN, USA. James N. Moore is the editor of Fruit Breeding, Volume 1, Tree and Tropical Fruits, published by Wiley.
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.