Onions and Other Vegetable Alliums
Relates the production and utilization of onions and other vegetable allium crops to the many aspects of plant science underpinning their production and storage technologies. This book covers species and crop types, plant structure, genetics and breeding, physiology of growth and development as well as pests and diseases.
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2 THE STRUCTURE OF EDIBLE ALLIUMS
3 THE GENETICS AND PLANT BREEDING OF ALLIUM CROPS
4 PHYSIOLOGY OF CROP GROWTH DEVELOPMENT AND YIELD
WEEDS PESTS DISEASES AND SYMBIONTS
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