This book is comprised of 15 chapters covering principles and basic understanding in avocado science, technology, best management practices and postharvest aspects. It is aimed at avocado researchers, libraries, teachers and academics, students, advisers, cutting edge growers and industry support personnel. Topics discussed include the history, distribution, uses, taxonomy, botany, genetics, breeding, ecology, reproductive biology, ecophysiology, cultivars and rootstocks, propagation, biotechnology, irrigation and mineral nutrition, crop management, foliar, fruit and soil-borne diseases, insect and mite pests and harvesting, packing, postharvest technology, transport and processing.Lallu, N., Punter, M., Haynes, G., Pidakala, P. and Burdon, J. (2004) Role of water loss in ripening of a#39;Hassa#39; avocados. ... Horticulture Postharvest Group, Queensland Department of Primary Industries, Brisbane, Australia. ... Ledger, S., Barker, L., Campbell, T., Hofman, P. and Marques, J. (2011) Avocado Ripening Manual.
|Author||:||Bruce A. Schaffer, B. Nigel Wolstenholme, Antony William Whiley|
|Publisher||:||CABI - 2013-01|