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Crop Production Science in Horticulture #11: Strawberries

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Similar to other books in this series, this volume provides a broad scientific review of strawberries and strawberry production. Written for growers and home gardeners, it covers all aspects, from taxonomy, distribution, and morphology to fruit ripening, storage, and processing. It is the first complete review of strawberries in over thirty years, filling a gap in the literature on this important crop.

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Provides a broad view of current scientific knowledge concerning strawberries and their cultivation. Hancock (horticulture, Michigan State U.-East Lansing) includes an overview of the worldwide strawberry industry; taxonomy and evolution; history; breeding and genetics; fruit structure and developmental physiology; worldwide culture; fruiting and postharvest physiology; and diseases and pests. Distributed by Oxford U. Press.
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Synopsis:

This book is the first single author work to be published for more than 30 years that provides a broad, balanced review of our scientific knowledge of strawberries and their cultivation. In recent years, methods of strawberry culture have undergone extensive modifications and the strawberry industry has expanded considerably in a number of countries in Europe and Asia, as well as in North America.This title covers aspects from taxonomy, ecology, morphology and genetics to environmental physiology, disease and pest control, fruit ripening, storage and processing. * An excellent, concise overview of strawberries and their cultivation * Part of the popular Crop Production Science in Horticulture Series * Worldwide in scope

Synopsis:

Similar to other books in this series, this volume provides a broad scientific review of strawberries and strawberry production. Written for growers and home gardeners, it covers all aspects, from taxonomy, distribution, and morphology to fruit ripening, storage, and processing. It is the first complete review of strawberries in over thirty years, filling a gap in the literature on this important crop.

Table of Contents

Preface

1. The Strawberry Industry

2. The Strawberry Species

3. History of Strawberry Domestication

4. Breeding and Genetics

5. Structural and Developmental Physiology

6. Cultural Systems

7. Fruiting and Postharvest Physiology

8. Pest and Disease Management

References

Index

Product Details

ISBN:
9780851993393
Author:
Hancock, James F.
Publisher:
CABI Publishing
Author:
Hancock, J. F.
Location:
Oxon, UK
Subject:
Agriculture & Animal Husbandry
Subject:
Gardening
Subject:
Agriculture - Agronomy
Subject:
Strawberries
Subject:
Life Sciences - Botany
Subject:
Agriculture | Horticulture
Subject:
Agriculture | Horticulture and Gardening
Subject:
Agriculture | Horticulture & Gardening
Series:
Crop Production Science in Horticulture
Series Volume:
811
Publication Date:
19991031
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Illustrations:
52 halftones and line illus, 18 color pl
Pages:
256
Dimensions:
6.100 x 9.100 in 0.900 lb

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Product details 256 pages CABI Publishing - English 9780851993393 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , This book is the first single author work to be published for more than 30 years that provides a broad, balanced review of our scientific knowledge of strawberries and their cultivation. In recent years, methods of strawberry culture have undergone extensive modifications and the strawberry industry has expanded considerably in a number of countries in Europe and Asia, as well as in North America.This title covers aspects from taxonomy, ecology, morphology and genetics to environmental physiology, disease and pest control, fruit ripening, storage and processing. * An excellent, concise overview of strawberries and their cultivation * Part of the popular Crop Production Science in Horticulture Series * Worldwide in scope
"Synopsis" by , Similar to other books in this series, this volume provides a broad scientific review of strawberries and strawberry production. Written for growers and home gardeners, it covers all aspects, from taxonomy, distribution, and morphology to fruit ripening, storage, and processing. It is the first complete review of strawberries in over thirty years, filling a gap in the literature on this important crop.
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