Biology of Citrus (Paperback)

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Concise and heavily illustrated account of citrus biology, physiology, genetics and cultivation.


Publisher Cambridge University Press
Mfg Part# 9780521054249
SKU 206700504
Format Paperback
ISBN10 0521054249
Release Date 2/1/2008
Dimensions (in Inches) 9H x 6L x 0.75T
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Editors Note This book provides a concise and comprehensive discussion of all major developmental, genetic and horticultural aspects of citriculture in an easily readable text. It covers the history, distribution and climatic adaptation of the crop, followed by taxonomy and systematics, including a horticultural classification of edible citrus species. Subsequent chapters cover tree structure and function, reproductive physiology, including flowering, fruiting, productivity, ripening, postharvest and fruit constituents. This valuable reference for professionals and advanced students also covers the main aspects of cultivated citrus, such as rootstocks, irrigation, pests, viruses and diseases, as well as genetic improvement, including the use of tissue culture and plant biotechnology. Contains many original illustrations specially produced for the book.
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Book Format Paperback
Number of Pages 0244
Publisher Cambridge University Press
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