Temperate and Subtropical Fruit Production

Temperate and Subtropical Fruit Production


Edited by D.I. Jackson, Edited by N.E. Looney, Edited by M. Morley-Bunker, Edited by G. Thiele

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  • Publisher: CABI Publishing
  • Format: Paperback | 336 pages
  • Dimensions: 186mm x 244mm x 24mm | 921g
  • Publication date: 4 January 2011
  • Publication City/Country: Wallingford
  • ISBN 10: 1845935012
  • ISBN 13: 9781845935016
  • Edition: 3, Revised
  • Edition statement: 3rd Revised edition
  • Sales rank: 686,745

Product description

Effective fruit production requires general knowledge of fruit husbandry such as nutrition, propagation, pruning and training, effects of climate and crop protection as well as specific cultivation techniques for each fruit. Fully revised and expanded to include organic fruit production, this new edition provides a thorough introduction to the cultivation of fruit found throughout the temperate and subtropical regions of the world.

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Review quote

"...this new publication represents a comprehensive update of temperate and subtropical fruit production practices in a structure and style which works well as both a core pomology text and basic reference for these increasingly information intensive times." Tom Gradziel, HortTechnology"

Table of contents

Part I General Points on Fruit Husbandry; 1 The Distribution of Fruits; 2 Climate and Fruit Plants; 3 Morphology and Growth of Woody Plants; 4 Flowers and Fruit; 5 Pruning and Training; 6 Pruning and Training of Other Fruits; 7 Producing and Marketing Quality Fruit; 8 Use of Bioregulators in Fruit Production; 9 Soils, Nutrients and Water; 10 Crop Protection; 11 Propagation of Fruit Plants; 12 Machinery for Fruit Growing; Part II Cultivation of Specific Fruits; 13 Stonefruit,; 14 Pome Fruits; 15 Grapes; 16 Berry Fruit; 17 Citrus; 18 Kiwifruit; 19 Subtropical Fruit; 20 Miscellaneous Fruit Crops; 21 Edible Nuts.