Bananas and Plantains: 19 (Crop Production Science in by John C. Robinson,Victor Galan Sauco

By John C. Robinson,Victor Galan Sauco

Bananas and plantains are significant fruit vegetation within the tropics and subtropics, creating a important contribution to the economies of many nations. within the final 15 years, big adjustments have happened in banana construction, between them the elevated value of fungal and viral illnesses and their critical effect on Cavendish export cultivars, smallholder plantains and cooking bananas. adjustments in creation platforms corresponding to safe greenhouse cultivation, natural, fair-trade and built-in cultivation and their respective certification schemes have additionally develop into widespread. This ebook presents an obtainable evaluation of the medical rules of banana construction and the way those relate to box practices. Revised and up-to-date with multiplied assurance of worldwide alternate information and guidelines, breeding of recent cultivars when it comes to illness resistance and markets, customers for genetically-modified bananas and the expanding position of endophytes in controlling pests and ailments, this new version is an important source for researchers and scholars in horticulture.

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