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Achieving sustainable cultivation of bananas

Edited by Dr Gert Kema and Prof. Andre Drenth

Bananas are the world’s most popular fruit and the fourth most important crop in the developing world after rice, wheat and maize. The volume reviews current production around the world and how developments in cultivation practice can be used to improve yields sustainably.

About the Editors

Dr Kema is a Senior Scientist at Plant Research International, Wageningen, The Netherlands and Professor in Tropical Plant Pathology at Wageningen University, The Netherlands. He heads several international banana research programs, including interdisciplinary research projects and public-private-partnerships focusing on Panama disease and black Sigatoka.
Dr Drenth is Principal Research Fellow at the Queensland Alliance for Agriculture and Food Innovation (QAFFI), and Professor in Tropical Plant Pathology at the University of Queensland. He is the Head of the Banana Plant Protection Programme set up to protect Australia’s banana industry from the risk of disease.
Publication date: Q3 2018 Number of pages: 420

Achieving sustainable cultivation of mangoes

Edited by Dr Victor Galán Saúco and Dr Ping Lu

Mangoes are grown widely across Asia, Africa, the Americas and Southern Europe. This volume summarises the wealth of recent research on enhancing mango cultivation. Topics include developments in understanding mango genetics and breeding as well as cultivation, pest and disease management.

About the Editors

Dr Víctor Galán Saúco is Research Professor (Emeritus) at the Instituto Canario de Investigaciones Agrarias (ICIA), Spain where he was Head of Research from 1980 to 2006. Prof. Galán Saúco is widely regarded as one of the world’s leading experts on mangoes.
Dr Ping Lu is a Fellow in the Research Institute for the Environment and Livelihoods at Charles Darwin University, Australia. He is the current Chair of the Mango Working Group of the ISHS and a Principal Plant Ecologist at ERA (Energy Resources of Australia).
Publication date: 19 January 2018 Number of pages: 420

Achieving sustainable cultivation of apples

Edited by Dr K. Evans

This book reviews our understanding of tree and fruit physiology and how it can be used in breeding better varieties. It also discusses pests and diseases and ways they can be prevented or controlled to make cultivation more productive.

About the Editor

Dr Kate Evans is Professor of Horticulture at the Tree Fruit Research and Extension Center at Washington State University, USA.
Publication date: 16 June 2017 Number of pages: 616

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Achieving sustainable cultivation of tomatoes

Edited by Dr A. K. Mattoo and Prof. A. K. Handa

This book reviews key developments in tomato breeding, including developing improved varieties with desirable traits such as drought or pest resistance. It also discusses ways of improving cultivation techniques as well as pests, diseases and their control.

About the Editors

Dr Autar Mattoo is Research Leader of the Vegetable Laboratory at the USDA’s Henry A. Wallace Research Center, USA is internationally-renowned for his research on tomato physiology.
Dr Avtar Handa as Professor of Horticulture at Purdue University, USA is internationally-renowned for his research on tomato physiology.
Publication date: 31 March 2017 Number of pages: 564

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