Avocado: Botany, Production and Uses
CABI | July 2002 | ISBN: 0851993575 | 500 pages | PDF | 7 mb
This is the first volume to provide a comprehensive review of this increasingly important crop. It covers research and production practices from around the world, including all of the major avocado growing regions. Topics include history and distribution; botany and taxonomy; climate and soil requirements; genetics, breeding, and biotechnology; cultivars and rootstocks; flowering, pollination, fruit set and development; pests and diseases; and harvest and postharvest technology.