Bulbous Plants: Biotechnology, 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Bulbous Plants

Biotechnology, 1st Edition

Edited by Kishan Gopal Ramawat, Jean-Michel Merillon

CRC Press

450 pages | 23 Color Illus. | 36 B/W Illus.

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Description

Bulbous plants are those with organs for nutrient storage and these include tubers, corms, and bulbs. They can be ornamental or edible, herbaceous or perennial. Important examples of such plants are potato, sweet potato, yam, arrowroot, and dahlias. This book focuses mainly on economically important food crops, their propagation strategies, plant growth and development, tuber quality, and crop protection.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MED009000
MEDICAL / Biotechnology
SCI011000
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Botany
TEC003000
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Agriculture / General