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Ever wanted to know the genus name for a coconut?Intended for all your research needs, this encyclopedia is a comprehensive collection of information on temperate and tropical fruit and nut crops. Entries are grouped alphabetically by family and then by species, making it easy to find the information you need. Coverage includes palms and cacti as well as vegetable fruits of Solanaceae and Curcurbitacea. This book not only deals with the horticulture of the fruit and nut crops but also discusses the botany, making it a useful tool for anyone from scientists to gardeners and fruit hobbyists.
Horticultural Reviews presents state-of-the-art reviews on topics in horticultural science and technology covering both basic and applied research. Topics covered include the horticulture of fruits, vegetables, nut crops, and ornamentals. These review articles, written by world authorities, bridge the gap between the specialized researcher and the broader community of horticultural scientists and teachers
Horticultural Reviews presents state-of-the-art reviews on topics in horticultural science and technology covering both basic and applied research. Topics covered include the horticulture of fruits, vegetables, nut crops, and ornamentals. These review articles, written by world authorities, bridge the gap between the specialized researcher and the broader community of horticultural scientists and teachers.
Dedication: Chad E. FinnJohn R. Clark Light-Emitting Diodes in HorticultureC.A. Mitchell, J.F. Burr, M.J. Dzakovich, C. Gómez, R. Lopez, R. Hernández, C. Kutoba, C.J. Currey, Q. Meng, E.S. Runkle, C.M. Bourguet, R.C. Murrow, and A.J. Both Chayote: Pre-Columbian Origins and DispersaFernando A. Moreira Ragwort: Invasive Weed and Potential PharmaceuticalCatherina M. O'Keeffe, Gary W. Stutte, and Michelle McKeon-Bennett Advances and Trends in Organic Fruit and Vegetable Farming ResearchMartine Dorais and Beatrix Alsanius Western Botanical Gardens: History and EvolutionDonald A. Rakow and Sharon A. Lee The Future of Global Banana ProductionRandy C. Ploetz and Edward A. Evans
Plant Breeding Reviews presents state-of-the-art reviews on plant genetics and the breeding of all types of crops by both traditional means and molecular methods. Many of the crops widely grown today stem from a very narrow genetic base; understanding and preserving crop genetic resources is vital to the security of food systems worldwide. The emphasis of the series is on methodology, a fundamental understanding of crop genetics, and applications to major crops. The series is sponsored by the American Society for Horticultural Science and appears in the form of one or two volumes per year.
Plant Breeding Reviews 38 Table of Contents1. Daniel Zohary: Geneticist and Explorer of Plant DomesticationGiora Simchen2. The Use of Association Genetics Approaches in Plant BreedingMaría F. Álvare, Teresa Mosquera, and Matthew W. Blair 3. Epigenetics Connects the Genome to its EnvironmentRay A. Bressan, Jian-Kang Zhu, Michael J. Van Oosten, Hans J. Bohnert, Viswanathan Chinnusamy, and Albino Maggio4. Peanuts Improvement for Human HealthSangam Dwivedi, Naveen Puppala, Soheila Maleki, Peggy Ozias-Akins, and Rodomiro Ortiz5. Rice Breeding in Latin AmericaCésar P. Martínez, Edgar Torres, Marc Châtel, Gloria Mosquera, Jorge Duitama, Manabu Ishitani, Michael Selvaraj, Beata Dedicova, Joe Tohme, Cécile Grenier, Mathias Lorieux. Maribel Cruz, Luis Berrío, Edgar Corredor, Gonzalo Zorrilla de San Martin, Flavio Breseghello, Orlando Peixoto, Jose Manoel Colombari Filho, Adriano Castro, Sergio Iraçu Gindri Lopes, Mara Barbosa, Gustavo Rodrigo Daltrozzo Funck, Pedro Blanco, Fernando Pérez de Vida, Federico Molina, Juan Rosas, Sebastián Martínez, Victoria Bonnecarrere, Silvia Garaycochea, Gonzalo Carracelas, Alfredo Marin, Fernando Correa, and Ismael Camargo
Charles W. Stuber: Maize Geneticist and Pioneer of Marker-Assisted SelectionJames B. Holland, Geoffrey I. Graham, J. Paul Murphy, and M. Lynn Senior Plant Mutation Breeding: Current Progress and Future AssessmentSouleymane Bado, Brian P. Forster,Stephan Nielen, Abdelbagi M. Ali, Pierre J. L. Lagoda, Bradley J. Till, and Margit Laimer Recent Advances in Sorghum Biofortification ResearchA. Ashok Kumar, Kotla Anuradha, B. Ramaiah, Stefania Grando, H. Frederick W. Rattunde, Parminder Virk, and Wolfgang H. Pfeiffer Breeding Tropical Vegetable CornsJames L. Brewbaker and Ian Martin Maize Breeding in the United States: Views from Within MonsantoDavid V. Butruille, Fufa H. Birru, Marv L. Boerboom, Edward J. Cargill, Duane A. Davis, Prabhakar Dhungana, Gerald M. Dill, Jr. , Fenggao Dong, Agustin E. Fonseca, Brian W. Gardunia, Gregory J. Holland, Nan Hong, Paul Linnen, Thomas E. Nickson, Nalini Polavarapu, Jerald K. Pataky, Joh Popi, and Steve B. Stark The History, Development and Importance of the New Mexican Pod-Type Chile Pepper to the United States and World Food IndustryPaul W. Bosland Fruit Domestication in the Near EastShahal Abbo, Avi Gopher, and Simcha Lev-Yadun The Geneva Apple Rootstock Breeding ProgramGennaro Fazio, Terence L. Robinson, and Herb S. Aldwinckle