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Horticultural Reviews, Volume 5

Horticultural Reviews, Volume 5

Jules Janick (Editor)

ISBN: 978-1-118-06090-2

Jan 2011

427 pages

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Description

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.

DEDICATION vii

1 The Nutrient Film Technique 1
C.J. Graves

2 The Tulip: Botany, Usage, Growth, and Development 45
A.A. de Hertogh, L.H. Aung, M. Benschop

3 The Grape Root System 127
D. Richards

4 The Role of Cell Wall Hydrolases in Fruit Softening 169
D.J. Huber

5 Meristem and Shoot-Tip Culture for Propagation, Pathogen Elimination, and Germplasm Preservation 221
D.J. Styer and C.K. Chin

6 Recent Advances in Botany, Propagation, and Physiology of Orchids 279
T.J. Sheehan

7 Nutrition and Fertilization of Ornamental Greenhouse Crops 317
J.N. Joiner, R.T. Poole, and C.A. Conover

INDEX (VOLUME 5) 405

CUMULATIVE INDEX (VOLUMES 1-5)

CONTRIBUTORS INDEX (VOLUMES 1-5)