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Temperate and Subtropical Fruit Production - David Penman

Temperate and Subtropical Fruit Production

By: David Penman (Contribution by), R. Chapman (Contribution by), David Jackson (Editor), Graham Thiele (Editor), Peter Lyford (Contribution by)

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Published: 11th October 2010
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Effective fruit production requires general knowledge of fruit husbandry in areas 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 throughtout the temperate and subtropical regions of the world.

"...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"

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.

ISBN: 9781845935016
ISBN-10: 1845935012
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 336
Published: 11th October 2010
Publisher: CABI Publishing
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 24.6 x 18.9  x 2.0
Weight (kg): 0.94
Edition Number: 3
Edition Type: Revised