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The Lime (Καλλιέργεια λάιμ - έκδοση στα αγγλικά)

The Lime

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CODE: 004378

Price: 115,80
M. Mumtaz Khan, Rashid Al-Yahyai, Fahad Al-Said


The Lime
Botany, Production and Uses

Author: M. Mumtaz Khan, Rashid Al-Yahyai, Fahad Al-Said
ISBN: 9781780647845
Pages: 236
Format: 17 X 25
Binding: Hardback
Pub. Year: 2017

This book is a comprehensive and up-to-date resource covering the botany, production and uses of limes. The lime is an important fruit crop throughout citrus producing regions of the world, with its own specific benefits, culture and marketplace, but producers face issues affecting successful cultivation and production. The Lime: Botany, Production and Uses contains detailed information on: * Breeding, genetics and biodiversity of limes * Orchard establishment, management and precision agriculture * Pests and diseases, including the latest knowledge regarding current threats such as Witches' Broom Disease and Citrus Greening * Harvesting and postharvest management * Traditional and commercial uses of limes Authored by an international team of experts and presented in full colour throughout, this book is an essential resource for academic researchers and specialist extension workers, in addition to growers and producers involved in the citrus industry.

Table of Contents

1: Introduction and Overview of Lime
2: Systematic Classification, Distribution and Botany
3: Advances in Lime Breeding and Genetics
4: Growth, Development and Reproductive Physiology of the Mexican Lime (Citrus aurantifolia Christm (Swingle))
5: Propagation and Nursery Certification
6: Planning and Orchard Establishment
7: Irrigation and Fertilization Management in Lime Trees
8: Cultural Practices
9: Precision Agriculture in Lime: Potential for Application of Precision Agriculture Technologies in Lime Cropping Systems
10: Plant Protection: Lime Diseases and Insect Pests
11: Innovative Production Technologies
12: Harvesting and Post-harvest Management
13: Traditional/Commercial Uses and Future Dynamics

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