9781780643540-1780643543-Almonds: Botany, Production and Uses (Agriculture)

Almonds: Botany, Production and Uses (Agriculture)

ISBN-13: 9781780643540
ISBN-10: 1780643543
Publication date: 2017
Publisher: CABI
Format: Hardcover 510 pages
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ISBN-13: 9781780643540
ISBN-10: 1780643543
Publication date: 2017
Publisher: CABI
Format: Hardcover 510 pages

Summary

Acknowledged author wrote Almonds: Botany, Production and Uses (Agriculture) comprising 510 pages back in 2017. Textbook and eTextbook are published under ISBN 1780643543 and 9781780643540. Since then Almonds: Botany, Production and Uses (Agriculture) textbook was available to sell back to BooksRun online for the top buyback price or rent at the marketplace.

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This book provides a comprehensive overview of almond growing from a scientific and horticultural perspective, covering botany in addition to processing and industrial uses. Almonds are an important crop; they are highly regarded for their flavor, nutritional properties and culinary uses, and almond oil is used widely in food, cosmetic and pharmaceutical production. They are easy to transport and have long storability, facilitating global dissemination. Demand is constantly increasing and global production has more than doubled in the last 20 years.

The popularity of almonds and the increase in demand has required new plantings and a response to ongoing changes in cultural and climatic conditions. Almonds: Botany, Production and Uses meets the need for up-to-date information on this crop and covers:

• Botany and taxonomy
• Cultivation, genetics, and breeding
• Propagation, orchard management, and harvesting
• Pests and diseases
• Nutrition, marketing, and utilization

Authored by an international team of experts and presented in full color throughout, this book is an essential resource for academic researchers and extension workers in addition to growers, orchard managers, and industry personnel.

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