Biology of Citrus


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Biology of Citrus Author: Format: Paperback First Published: Published By: Cambridge University Press
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Pages: 244 Illustrations and other contents: 20 Tables, unspecified; 34 Halftones, unspecified; 22 Line drawings, unspecified ISBN: 9780521054249 Categories: , ,

The book aims to provide a concise, comprehensive and critical overview of the biology and cultivation of citrus, accessible to all concerned with citrus biology and culture. The book begins by considering the origin and history of citrus from antiquity to modern times. The distribution of various citrus crops is then described, leading to a discussion of the taxonomy of citrus and the horticultural classification of the main citrus species.

Weight0.44 kg



'This work is of notable interest, based on the most up-to-date scientific and technical knowledge, which is undoubtedly useful for scholars of the subject and, in particular, for undergraduates as well as for students in advanced courses specialising in citriculture and horticulture.' P. L. Pisdani, Advances in Horticultural Science ' ... the best general source of information on citrus available at this time for anyone working with citrus.' Heinz K. Watscher, Hortscience ' ... ideal as an essential reference work for students and citrus specialists.' Fruits 'Biology of Citrus is easily read and highly recommended.' Patricia Broadbent, Annals of Botany