Fruit Breeding, Set

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Jules Janick, James N. Moore
John Wiley & Sons, Mar 18, 1997 - Technology & Engineering - 1387 pages
This three volume reference set provides encyclopedic coverage on breeding commercial horticultural crops and includes modern biotechnical techniques. Every contributor uses a systematic approach to describe the history and commercial importance of each fruit, the origin and early development of cultivation, regional traits, breeding objectives, and fruit characteristics such as color, shape, and disease resistance. Volume I deals with apples, pears, brambles, and other temperate fruits. Volume II is concerned with nuts and the last volume treats subtropical and tropical fruits including bananas, avocados, and citrus.
 

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Contents

Blueberries Cranberries and Lingonberries
1
Brambles
109
Currants and Gooseberries
191
Grapes
297
Kiwifruit
371
Strawberries
419
Index
471
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Jules Janick is James Troop Distinguished Professor in Horticulture within the Department of Horticulture & Landscape Architecture at Purdue University in West Lafayette, IN, USA. James N. Moore is the editor of Fruit Breeding, 3 Volume Set, published by Wiley.

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