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Horticultural Reviews, Volume 39

Jules Janick (Editor)
ISBN: 978-1-118-10058-5
452 pages
January 2012, Wiley-Blackwell
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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.
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Table of Contents

Dedication: Kim E. Hummer (Joseph Postman)

1. Spices: Frankincense, Myrrh, and Balm of Gilead: Ancient Spices of Southern Arabia and Judea (Shimshon Ben-Yehoshua, Carole Borowitz, and Lumír Ondøej Hanus)

2. Ginger: Botany and Horticulture (V. A. Parthasarathy, V. Srinivasan, R. R. Nair, T. John Zachariah, A. Kumar, and D. Prasath)

3. Annatto: Botany and Horticulture (Freddy Leal and Claret Michelangeli de Clavijo)

4. Mediterranean Stone Pine: Botany and Horticulture (Sven Mutke, Rafael Calama, Santiago C. González-Martínez, Gregorio Montero, F. Javier Gordo, David Bono, and Luis Gil)

5. Pointed Gourd: Botany and Horticulture (Sanjeev Kumar and B.D. Singh)

6. The Physiology and Functions of Fruit Pigments: An Ecological and Horticultural Perspective (Willem J. Steyn)

7. Advances in the Biology and Management of Monosporascus Vine Decline and Wilt of Melons and other Cucurbits (Roni Cohen, Shimon Pivonia, Kevin M. Crosby, and Ray D. Martyn)

8. Ornamental Grasses (Mary Hockenberry Meyer)

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Author Information

Jules Janick is the James Troop Distinguished Professor of Horticulture at Purdue University in West Lafayette, IN, USA.
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