Bulbous Plants : Biotechnology book cover
1st Edition

Bulbous Plants

ISBN 9781466589674
Published December 11, 2013 by CRC Press
450 Pages 23 Color & 36 B/W Illustrations

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Book 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.