The pineapple: botany, production and uses

The pineapple: botany, production and uses
Garth M. Sanewski; Duane P. Bartholomew; Robert E. Paull
Plant Sciences
Cabi Publishing
Completely updated with new content and full-colour figures throughout, the second edition of this successful book continues to provide comprehensive coverage relating to pineapple breeding, production and yield. Pineapple is an increasingly important crop and demand for fresh pineapple, canned pineapple and pineapple juice is steadily growing; stakeholders in the value chain are worldwide. The Pineapple: Botany, Production and Uses provides essential coverage from botany through to postharvest handling and provides the technical information required to all those working with the crop. The second edition: Contains new chapters on organic production and production for other uses (fibre and ornamentals); Includes major updates to content on biotechnology and beeding and variety improvements; Explores physiological changes associated with the year-round growing of pineapple in addition to the associated cultural practices and mineral nutrition; Considers the impact of climate change and environmental issues on pineapple crops, and relevant mitigation strategies; Looks at the effect of new cultivars and new technologies on cultural practices. Written by an international team of experts, this book is an essential resource for researchers, growers and all those involved in the pineapple industry.
E-ISBN: 9781786393319 ISBN: 9781786393302