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Achieving sustainable cultivation of tree nuts

Edited by Prof Ümit Serdar and Emeritus Prof. Dennis Fulbright

This collection reviews the wealth of research addressing key issues facing the cultivation of tree nuts. Part 1 discusses the health benefits of tree nuts. Part 2 addresses safety issues. The remaining parts assess advances in breeding, cultivation and the management of pests and diseases.

About the Editors

Dr Ümit Serdar is Professor in the Faculty of Agriculture at Ondokuz Mayis University, Turkey. He is Chair of the International Society for Horticultural Science (ISHS) Workgroup on Chestnuts and a member of other ISHS Workgroups such as those working on hazelnuts and walnuts.
Dr Dennis Fulbright is Emeritus Professor in the Department of Plant, Soil and Microbial Sciences at Michigan State University, USA. Like Professor Serdar, he is internationally known for his research on chestnut cultivation and disease management.
Publication date: Q1 2019 Number of pages: 420
Hardback
£210.00

Achieving sustainable cultivation of temperate zone tree fruits and berries Volume 1

Edited by Prof. Greg Lang

Volume 1 in this collection summarises the wealth of research addressing the challenges facing temperate fruit cultivation, from breeding improved varieties to better crop management and protection methods

About the Editor

Dr Greg Lang is a Professor in Horticultural Science at Michigan State University, USA. He is Chair of the International Society for Horticultural Science (ISHS) Workgroup on Orchard Systems and has been a plenary speaker at many conferences such as the International Fruit Tree Association and ISHS Symposia on Orchard Systems and Cherry. Professor Lang has also been named as one of the top 100 Innovative Horticulturalists of the past 125 years by the American Fruit Grower Magazine.
Publication date: Q1 2019 Number of pages: 300
Hardback
£140.00

Achieving sustainable cultivation of temperate zone tree fruits and berries Volume 2

Edited by Prof. Greg Lang

The second volume in this collection reviews advances in breeding and cultivation of key stone fruits (peach, cherry, plum and apricot), pome fruits (pear and apple), and berry fruits (strawberry, raspberry, blackberry and blueberry).

About the Editor

Dr Greg Lang is a Professor in Horticultural Science at Michigan State University, USA. He is Chair of the International Society for Horticultural Science (ISHS) Workgroup on Orchard Systems and has been a plenary speaker at many conferences such as the International Fruit Tree Association and ISHS Symposia on Orchard Systems and Cherry. Professor Lang has also been named as one of the top 100 Innovative Horticulturalists of the past 125 years by the American Fruit Grower Magazine.
Publication date: Q1 2019 Number of pages: 340
Hardback
£160.00

Achieving sustainable cultivation of bananas Volume 1

Edited by Dr Gert Kema and Prof. André 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 Gert Kema is Professor in Tropical Plant Pathology at Wageningen University and Research and Senior Scientist at Wageningen Plant Research, Wageningen, 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 André 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: 20 September 2018 Number of pages: 420
Hardback
£180.00

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: 09 February 2018 Number of pages: 570



£190.00
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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



£220.00
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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



£180.00
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