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Achieving Sustainable Cultivation of Tomatoes (Hardcover) (Agustin Zsogon & Andreas Ebert & Carlos
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Tomatoes are the second most important vegetable crop in the world after potatoes. Originating in South America, they are now grown widely around the world. As the population continues to grow, there is a need to increase yields in the face of such challenges as climate change, threats from pests and diseases and the need to make cultivation more resource-efficient and sustainable.Drawing on an international range of expertise, this collection focuses on ways of improving the cultivation of tomatoes at each step in the value chain, from breeding to post-harvest storage. The book begins by looking at improvements in cultivation techniques, before moving on to review advances in ensuring genetic diversity, understanding of tomato physiology and breeding techniques. The collection concludes by discussing developments in understanding and managing pests and diseases.Achieving sustainable cultivation of tomatoes will be a standard reference for horticultural scientists in universities, government and other research centres and companies involved in tomato cultivation.
Number of Pages: 542
Series Title: Burleigh Dodds Series in Agricultural Science
Publisher: Burleigh Dodds Science Pub
Author: Agustin Zsogon & Andreas Ebert & Carlos Avila
Street Date: March 31, 2017
Item Number (DPCI): 248-25-6361
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