The Avocado: Botany, Production, and Uses

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A. W. Whiley, B. Schaffer, B. N. Wolstenholme
CABI, Jul 19, 2002 - Technology & Engineering - 432 pages
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Over recent years avocado has become an important crop in many tropical and sub-tropical regions of the world. This book summarizes avocado science and technology and reviews production practices on a worldwide scale.The book is split into 14 chapters and covers all aspects of avocado production and science and includes: history, distribution and uses, taxonomy and botany, propagation, crop management, diseases and insect and mite pests.
 

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Degani Institute of Horticulture ARO The Volcani Center PO Box 6 Bet Dagan 50250
39
S Gazit The KennedyLeigh Centre for Horticultural Research The Hebrew University
101
P J Hofman Maroochy Research Station Queensland Horticulture Institute Department
135
Crop Management
231
Irrigation and Mineral Nutrition
259
Foliar Fruit and Soilborne Diseases
299
Insect and Mite Pests
339
Harvesting Packing Postharvest Technology Transport and Processing
363
Index
403
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