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This new edition of a successful, practical book provides a comprehensive and accessible overview of all aspects of the production of the tomato crop, within the context of the global tomato industry. Tomatoes are one of the most important horticultural crops in both temperate and tropical regions and this book explores our current knowledge of the scientific principles underlying their biology and production. Tomatoes 2nd Edition covers genetics and breeding, developmental processes, crop growth and yield, fruit ripening and quality, irrigation and fertilisation, crop protection, production in the open field, greenhouse production, and postharvest biology and handling. It has been updated to: reflect advances in the field, such as developments in molecular plant breeding, crop and product physiology, and production systems. include a new chapter on organic tomato production. present photos in full colour throughout. Authored by an international team of experts, this book is essential for growers, extension workers, industry personnel, and horticulture students and lecturers.

Product code: 9781780641935

ISBN 9781780641935
Dimensions (HxWxD in mm) H234xW156xS20
On Sale Date 01/08/2018
Series Crop Production Science in Horticulture
No. Of Pages 388
Publisher CABI Publishing
Edition 2nd edition
This new edition covers genetics and breeding, crop growth and yield, irrigation and fertilization, fruit ripening and quality, and postharvest biology and handling. Updated throughout and now in full colour, it also includes a new chapter on organic tomato production.