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Title Litchi and longan : botany, production and uses / edited by C.M. Menzel and G.K. Waite, Maroochy Research Station, Queensland Department of Primary Industries and Fisheries, Nambour, Queensland, Australia.

Published Wallingford, Oxfordshire, UK : CABI, 2005.
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Physical description 1 online resource (xviii, 305 pages) : illustrations, maps, charts
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Origin, History, Production and Processing / Xuming Huang, Suranant Subhadrabandhu, Sisir K. Mitra, Ruth Ben-Arie and Raphael A. Stern -- Taxonomy, Botany and Plant Development / Suranant Subhadrabandhu and Raphael A. Stern -- Propagation / Sisir K. Mitra and Pravat K. Ray -- Biotechnology / Richard E. Litz, Simon Raharjo, Kazumitsu Matsumoto and Witjaksono -- Cultivars and Plant Improvement / Christopher M. Menzel, Xuming Huang and Chengming Liu -- Flowering / Tom L. Davenport and Raphael A. Stern -- Fruit Set, Development and Maturation / Huibai Huang (litchi) and Raphael A. Stern (longan) -- Fruit Disorders / Xuming Huang -- Photosynthesis and Productivity / Christopher M. Menzel -- Plant Water Relations and Irrigation / Christopher M. Menzel -- Plant Nutrition and Fertilizing / Christopher M. Menzel -- Pests / Geoff K. Waite -- Diseases / Lindy Coates, Erxun Zhou and Chatree Sittigul -- Harvesting and Storage / Deirdre M. Holcroft, Hetong Lin and Saichol Ketsa.
Restrictions Access limited to subscribing institution.
Summary Litchi and the related fruit longan are grown extensively in China and South East Asia, as well as in Australia, Florida (USA), southern Europe and southern Africa. This book represents the only comprehensive balanced and internationally focused publication on these fruits. It covers all aspects of production, from taxonomy and breeding to propagation, flowering and fruit set, diseases, pests and postharvest storage and processing.
Other formats Also available in print format.
Notes Title from PDF title page (viewed August 29, 2013).
Other author Menzel, C. M. (Christopher M.), editor of compilation.
Waite, G. K. (Geoff K.), editor of compilation.
C.A.B. International, issuing body.
Subject Litchi.
Longan.
Dimocarpus longan.
Litchi chinensis.
Breeding methods.
Crop production.
Crop quality.
Flowering.
Fruit set.
Geographical distribution.
Longans.
Plant development.
Plant diseases.
Plant pathogens.
Plant pests.
Postharvest treatment.
Processing.
Propagation.
Storage quality.
Taxonomy.
Electronic books.
Local Subject FF003
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FF100
FF160
FF610
FF620
PP720
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QQ110
QQ500
ZZ380
ISBN 0851996965 (alk. paper)