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Horticultural Reviews: Wild Apple and Fruit Trees of Central Asia, Volume 29

Horticultural Reviews: Wild Apple and Fruit Trees of Central Asia, Volume 29

Jules Janick (Editor)

ISBN: 978-0-471-21968-2

Oct 2002

416 pages

In Stock



Horticultural Reviews, Volume 29 presents state-of-the-art reviews on topics in horticultural sciences. The emphasis is on applied topics including the production of fruits, vegetables, nut crops, and ornamental plants of commercial importance.

Dedication: Calvin R. Sperling (Philip L. Forsline).

1. Collection, Maintenance, Characterization, and Utilization of Wild Apples of Central Asia (Philip L. Forsline, Herb S. Aldwinckle, Elizabeth E. Dickson, James J. Luby, and Stan C. Hokanson).

I. Introduction.

II. Germplasm Acquisition.

III. Central Asian Collections.

IV. Maintenance.

V. Distribution.

VI. Characterization and Evalution.

VII. Utilization.

VIII. Conclusion.

Literature Cited.

2. The Wild Apple Tree of Kazakhstan (A. D. Dzhangaliev).

I. Introduction.

II. Historical Review.

III. The Role of Wild Apple in the Vegetative Cover of Mountain Regions in Kazakhstan.

IV. The Influence of Wild Apples on the Structure of the Environment.

V. Characteristics of Wild Apple Growth and Development.

VI. Intraspecific Polymorphism of Wild Apple.

VII. Utility and Biochemical Characterization of Wild Apple Fruit.

VIII. Preservation of Wild Apples.

IX. Conclusion.

Literature Cited.

3. The Wild Fruit and Nut Plants of Kazakhstan (A. D. Dzhangaliev, T. N. Salova, and P. M. Turekhanova).

I. Introduction.

II. Pome Fruits.

III. Stone Fruits.

IV. Small and Vine Fruits.

V. Other Fruits.

VI. Nuts.

Literature Cited.

Subject Index.

Cumulative Subject Index.

Cumulative Contributor Index.