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Environment and Crop Production

1st Edition

Edited by R Dris

CRC Press

362 pages

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pub: 2002-01-11
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The book is a compilation of articles on various issues, presented at the workshop on the Influence of Environment on Growth, Production, Physiology and Disease of Crops that was held at the University of Helsinki, Finland, December 2000. The main focus of the book is a review of the environmental factors influencing the growth, development and pro

Table of Contents

Influence of orchard management on growth and production of fruits; Abscisic acid content of grape during storage; Influence of environmental conditions at sowing on quality of broad-bean seeds production; Influence of calcium and glycinebetaine on yield and storage of pome fruit; Viscosity behaviour of some enzymatically extracted tropical fruit juices; Sustainable production and plant growth: Interaction between crop yield and quality of winter wheat; Apple flower and fruit thinning; Effects of chemical thinners on apple; Evaluation of flowering crab-apples as pollinizers of commercial apple cultivars; Responses of crop plants to low, non-freezing temperatures; Pollination-Food crop and bees; Effect of manure doses and growth media on productivity and mineral composition of rocket leaves (Eruca sativa); Influence of a biofungicide, Trichodermin-BL, on growth and development of plants; Effect of sowing scheme and seed rate on yield and quality of onion sets; Phytophagous mites and their natural enemies in strawberry plantings in Latvia; 'Fitorodents RF'-a new environment-friendly repellent of animals in gardens and agrobiocenoses; Diaporthe/ Phomopsis helianthi, the sunflower pathogen: Twenty years of research; Advanced technology for fixation and cultivation of sandy soils and other unproductive lands; Analysis of devices for planting seedlings; New transplanting machines for seedlings grown in nutritive plant-pots; Theoretical considerations and some experimental results concerning improvements in seedling transplanting machines; Fruit production quality in Latvia; Review and prospects of vegetable production in Shanghai; Cabbage diseases during storage: Fiodor Popov o Field diseases of cucumber and tomato fruit; The Varroa mite and crop quality; Appropriate hydroponic systems for growing tropical leafy vegetables in greenhouses; Current situation of greenhouse engineering in Shanghai; Recuperation of 'BioCO2' to increase greenhouse production; Mechanistic modell

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TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Agriculture / General