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Strawberries

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$60.00
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0 85199 339 7
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1. The Strawberry Industry: Major cultural systems, Characteristics of the major producing regions, Varieties; 2. The Strawberry Species: Strawberry species distributions, Evolutionary relationships; 3. History of Strawberry Domestication: of Old World species, of Scarlet strawberry (Fragaria virginiana), of F. chiloensis in the New World, Spread of F. chiloensis outside Chile, Origin of the dessert strawberry (Fragaria X ananassa), Breeding in Europe from 1800 to 1960, Breeding outside Europe from 1800 to 1960; 4. Breeding & Genetics: Breeding strategies, Genetics of  economically important traits, Biotechnological approaches to genetic improvement, Utilization of native germplasm, Current breeding efforts; 5. Structural and Developmental Physiology: Anatomy & morphology, Photoperiodic & temperature regulation, Dormancy, Cold hardiness, Photosynthesis & carbon allocation patterns, Water relations, Nutrition; 6. Cultural systems: Hill & matted row culture, Tunnels & forcing systems, Harvesting, Methods of propagation; 7. Fruiting and PH physiology: Factors influencing fruit growth, Fruit ripening processes, Handling & storage of fresh fruit, Processing fruit; 8. Pests and Disease Management: Arthropod & mollusc pests, Common strawberry diseases, References.

JF Hancock, 1999, 237 p, 18 color plates, illustrated, soft.  (List: $65.00)  $60.00


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