TomatoesCrop Production Science in Horticulture
Edited by E Heuvelink, Wageningen University, The Netherlands
This is book 13 in the Crop Production Science in Horticulture series and gives up to date and compact knowledge of the scientific principles underlying the biology and production of the tomato crop. Our understanding of tomatoes has increased and new areas have been developed, such as genetic modification and biological pest control. This book, as others in the Crop Protection Science in Horticulture series, describes the scientific principles underlying the biology and production of the crop. It is worldwide in scope and is written by authors from North America and the Netherlands.
Advanced students and professionals in horticulture.
Introduction: The Tomato Crop and Industry, J M Costa, Universidade Técnica de Lisboa, Portugal, and E HeuvelinkGenetics and Breeding, P Lindhout, Wageningen University, The NetherlandsDevelopmental Processes, E HeuvelinkCrop Growth and Yield, E Heuvelink and M Dorais, Laval University, CanadaFruit Ripening and Fruit Quality, M Saltveit, University of California, Davis, USAIrrigation and Fertilization, M M Peet, North Carolina State University, USACrop Protection, A Csizinsky, D J Schuster, and J B Jones, University of Florida, USA, and J C van Lenteren, Wageningen University, The NetherlandsProduction in the Open Field, A CsizinskyGreenhouse Tomato Production, M Peet and G Welles, Wageningen University, The NetherlandsPostharvest Biology and Handling of Tomato, M Saltveit
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