Horticultural Reviews, Volume 28

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John Wiley & Sons, Oct 4, 2002 - Science - 496 pages
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Horticultural Reviews, Volume 28 presents state-of-the-art reviews on topics in horticultural sciences. The emphasis is on applied topics including the production of fruits, vegetables, nut crops, and ornamental plants of commercial importance.
 

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Contents

Species Concepts in Wild Plants
11
Classification Philosophies in Wild
20
Brief History of Nomenclature and Codes
29
A Comparison of the ICBN and ICNCP
39
Possible New Codes
45
Grafting of Herbaceous Vegetable
61
Health Promoting Phytochemicals in Vegetables
125
Phytochemicals Content and Health Benefits
150
Biogenesis
279
Factors Affecting Qualitative and Quantitative
289
Volatile Compounds Influence on Quality
303
The Physiology of Flowering in Strawberry
325
Floral Induction Models
333
Flower and Fruit Thinning of Peach
351
Abscission
362
The Reproductive Biology of the Lychee
393

Conclusions and Future Research Needs
165
Detection and Elimination of Viruses
187
Pathogen Detection
198
Elimination of Viruses
205
Conclusions
221
Pear Fruit Volatiles
237
Pollination
422
The Fertilization Process and Initial Fruit Set
428
Concluding Remarks
443
Subject Index
454
Cumulative Contributor Index
478
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Jules Janick is the James Troop Distinguished Professor of Horticulture at Purdue University in West Lafayette, IN, USA.

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