Handbook of cucurbits : growth, cultural practices, and by Mohammad Pessarakli

By Mohammad Pessarakli

The Handbook of Cucurbits: progress, Cultural Practices, and Physiology includes details on cultural practices, foodstuff, and physiological tactics of cucurbits less than either basic and annoying stipulations. It offers the heritage and value of cucurbit crop creation in addition to exhaustive details on progress responses of cucurbits to varied environmental stipulations and nutrients.

Unlike a variety of different books and articles on cucurbits that exist in relative isolation of one another, this guide offers a whole choice of components on cucurbits. It addresses concerns and matters on the topic of cucurbits development, body structure, cultural practices, ailments, and construction. it's been ready by way of many useful and an expert scientists, experts, and researchers in agriculture and horticulture from numerous nations. It serves as a source for either lectures and self reliant reasons, protecting matters relating to cucurbits from planting to production.

The booklet is split into eleven sections: Introductory Chapters; Cucurbits Physiological phases of development and improvement I; Cultural Practices of Cucurbits; Cucurbits Physiological levels of progress and improvement II; Genetics, Genomics, and Breeding of Cucurbits; Cucurbits Grafting; Cucurbits Pathology and ailments; Weed keep an eye on, Pest keep an eye on, and bugs of Cucurbits; healing and Medicinal Values of Cucurbits; development Responses of Cucurbits below demanding stipulations (Abiotic and Biotic Stresses); and Examples of Cucurbits Crop vegetation progress and improvement and Cultural Practices.

Each of those sections includes a number of chapters to debate, independently, as many features of cucurbits as attainable for that categorical subject. a number of figures and tables are integrated to facilitate the comprehension of the awarded fabric. hundreds and hundreds of index phrases also are incorporated to additional elevate accessibility to wanted information.

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8 Prospects...................................................................................................................... 37 Cucumis melo L. (Muskelon).................................................................................................. 1 Introduction................................................................................................................. 2 Uses..............................................................................................................................

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It is a genus distributed both in Old and New Worlds. Luffa includes seven species, three of which are native in the New World and four in the Old World. The Old World species are: (1) Luffa cylindrica L.  acutangula L. , the ribbed or ridge gourd, usually 10 angled.  ­graveolens Roxb. and L. echinata Roxb. (dioecious perennial). The immature fruits of domesticated species (first two) as well as those of nonbitter selections of the Central and South American L. operculata are cooked and eaten also as vegetables.

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