Book ID: 46875
Temperate Fruits. 1991. tabs. XII,767 p. gr8vo. Cloth.
The book is a comprehensive compilation of most recent and updatedscientific and cultural information of a wide range of fruits growing intemperate regions of the world. Range of fruits discussed. Apples,Pears, Peaches, Plums, Cherries, Apricots, Walnuts, Almonds, Pistachios,Pecans, Chestnuts, Filberts, Olives, Strawberries, Currants,Gooseberries, Blueberries, Cranberries, Raspberries, and Kiwifruits.Aspects covered extensively include - Composition and Uses; Origin andDistribution; Area and Production; Taxonomy; Cultivars; Climate; Soil;Rootstocks; Propagation; Planting; Nutrition; Irrigation; SoilManagement; Weed Control; Flowering; Pollination; Fruit Growth andDevelopment; Maturity; Harvesting; Yield; Storage; Ripening; Pests;Diseases; Disorders; Breeding and Improvement of the above mentionedfruits. - Second hand copy.