Strawberry : Growth, Development and Diseases Hardback
Edited by Amjad Husaini, Davide Neri
Methods of strawberry cultivation have undergone extensive modification and this book provides an up-to-date, broad and balanced scientific review of current research and emerging challenges.
Subjects covered range from plant propagation, architecture, genetic resources, breeding, abiotic stresses and climate change, to evolving diseases and their control.
These topics are examined in three sections: - Genetics, Breeding and Omics - covering genetic resources, breeding, metabolomics, transcriptomics, and genetic transformation of strawberry. - Cultivation Systems and Propagation - discusses plant architecture, replanting problems and plant propagation techniques. - Disease and Stress Management - deals with traditional and emerging fungal diseases, their diagnosis and modern biocontrol strategies, and biotechnological interventions for dealing with the challenges of climate change.
Strawberry: Growth, Development and Diseases is written by an international team of specialists, using figures and tables to make the subject comprehensible and informative.
It is an essential resource for academics and industry workers involved in strawberry research and development, and all those interested in the commercial cultivation of strawberries.
- Format: Hardback
- Pages: 348 pages
- Publisher: CABI Publishing
- Publication Date: 01/11/2015
- Category: Botany & plant sciences
- ISBN: 9781780646633