Horticultural Reviews (Horticultural Reviews Volume 44)
By: Jules Janick (editor)Hardback
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Horticultural Reviews presents state-of-the-art reviews on topics in horticultural science and technology covering both basic and applied research. Topics covered include the horticulture of fruits, vegetables, nut crops, and ornamentals. These review articles, written by world authorities, bridge the gap between the specialized researcher and the broader community of horticultural scientists and teachers.
Jules Janick is the James Troop Distinguished Professor of Horticulture at Purdue University in West Lafayette, IN, USA.
Contributors ix Dedication: Cary A. Mitchell xiiiRobert J. Joly 1. Identification of Phytomorphs in the Voynich Codex 1Arthur O. Tucker and Jules Janick I. Introduction and Historical Context 4 II. Phytomorph Identification 5 III. Sources and Techniques 58 Acknowledgments 60 Literature Cited 60 2. Urban Agriculture: Environmental, Economic, and Social Perspectives 65Steve Hallett, Lori Hoagland, and Emily Toner I. Introduction 66 II. Historical Perspectives 68 III. Global Perspectives 72 IV. The Three Pillars of Sustainability 82 V. New Technologies 98 VI. Urban Agriculture and Food Systems 104 VII. Conclusions 107 Literature Cited 109 3. The Floriculture Vegetative Cutting Industry 121James E. Faust, John M. Dole, and Roberto G. Lopez I. Scope of the Industry 123 II. Stock-Plant Production 126 III. Postharvest Handling and Physiology 137 IV. Cutting Management and Propagation 148 V. Case Studies 155 VI. Future Directions 162 Literature Cited 165 4. Orchid Biotechnology 173Wagner A. Vendrame and Amir A. Khoddamzadeh I. Introduction 175 II. In Vitro Propagation Technology 178 III. Bioreactor Technology 193 IV. Synthetic Seed Technology (Synseed) 195 V. Cryopreservation Technology 198 VI. Summary and Conclusions 210 Literature Cited 211 5. Chilling Injury in Tomato Fruit 229Palash Biswas, Andrew R. East, Errol W. Hewett, and Julian A. Heyes I. Introduction 231 II. Chilling Injury in Fruit 232 III. Chilling Injury Symptoms in Tomato 241 IV. Time Temperature Thresholds for CI Symptoms 259 V. Concluding Remarks 264 Acknowledgment 265 Literature Cited 265 6. Oomycete Diseases of Cucurbits: History, Significance, and Management 279Mohammad Babadoost I. Introduction 281 II. Oomycetes 282 III. Oomycete Diseases of Cucurbits and their Management 288 IV. Concluding Remarks 304 Literature Cited 306 7. Huanglongbing: Devastating Disease of Citrus 315Greg McCollum and Elizabeth Baldwin I. Introduction to Citrus 317 II. Huanglongbing Disease 319 III. Changes Induced by CLas Infection 328 IV. Management Strategies to Minimize or Prevent HLB Disease 336 V. HLB Effects on Flavor and Postharvest Quality 345 VI. Conclusions 350 Literature Cited 352 8. Scab and Fire Blight of Apple: Issues in Integrated Pest Management 363Janna L. Beckerman and George W. Sundin I. Introduction 364 II. IPM and Apple Scab 366 III. IPM and Fire Blight 375 IV. Conclusions and Future Trends 383 Acknowledgments 384 Literature Cited 385 Subject Index 391 Cumulative Subject Index 393 Cumulative Contributor Index 429
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