The Encyclopedia of Fruit and Nuts
Jules Janick, Robert E. Paull
CABI, 2008 - Technology & Engineering - 954 pages
Ever wanted to know the genus name for a coconut?
Intended for all your research needs, this encyclopedia is a comprehensive collection of information on temperate and tropical fruit and nut crops. Entries are grouped alphabetically by family and then by species, making it easy to find the information you need. Coverage includes palms and cacti as well as vegetable fruits of Solanaceae and Curcurbitacea. This book not only deals with the horticulture of the fruit and nut crops but also discusses the botany, making it a useful tool for anyone from scientists to gardeners and fruit hobbyists.
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