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The Avocado

Botany, Production and Uses

The Avocado by A.W. Whiley
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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.
CABI; January 2002
444 pages; ISBN 9780851999784
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Title: The Avocado
Author: A.W. Whiley; B.N. Wolstenholme; B. Schaffer
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