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Tropical Plant Species and Technological Interventions for Improvement

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Muhammad Sarwar Khan
Muhammad Sarwar Khan

University of Agriculture Faisalabad,
Pakistan

Published25 January 2023

Doi10.5772/intechopen.98109

ISBN978-1-80356-075-5

Print ISBN978-1-80356-074-8

eBook (PDF) ISBN978-1-80356-076-2

Copyright year2023

Number of pages284

This book provides a precise and meticulous overview of the production technologies involved in the cultivation of tropical plants. Technological advances have transformed the cultivation of fruit and ornamental plants from agronomic to value-added plants. The book highlights the essentials for developing tropical plants with increased nutritive, nutraceutical, and aesthetic value.

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2. Emerging Trends to Improve Tropical Plants: Biotechnological Interventions

By Irfan Ali, Faiz Ahmad Joyia, Ghulam Mustafa, Safdar Ali Mirza and Muhammad Sarwar Khan

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5. Challenges and Advances in the Production of Export-Quality Macadamia and Its Integral Use with Green Technologies

By Laura Graciela Mereles, Mario Smidt, Karen Patricia Martínez, Eva Eugenia Soledad Coronel, Edelira Velázquez and Laura Correa

291
6. Papaya: The Versatile Tropical Fruit

By Parichart Burns, Pimpilai Saengmanee and Uthaiwan Doung-Ngern

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7. Tamarillo (Cyphomandra betacea (Cav.)) Origin, Cultivation, Breeding and Management

By Rafiq Ahmad Shah, Parshant Bakshi, Hamidullah Itoo and Gaganpreet Kour

593
8. The Production and Marketing Issues of Pineapple (Ananas comosus) under Humid Tropical Conditions in the State of Tabasco and Way-out

By Maritza Alejo Jeronimo, Edward Manuel Arevalo de la Cruz, Hortensia Brito-Vega, Armando Gomez-Vazquez, Jose Manuel Salaya-Dominguez and Edmundo Gomez-Mendez

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9. Cassava Production Enterprise in the Tropics

By Raufu Olusola Sanusi, Deola-Tayo Lordbanjou, Azeez Olalekan Ibrahim, Mohammad Babakatcha Abubakar and Oluwole Olalekan Oke

172
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11. Holistic Pest Management Strategies in Tropical Plant Species

By John Samuel Kennedy and Jeeva Kasiviswanathan Lekshmi

188
12. Phytochemical Contents of Essential Oils from Cymbopogon Species: A Tropical Medicinal Plant

By Margaret Ikhiwili Oniha, Eze Frank Ahuekwe and Sharon Oluwatobi Akinpelu

177

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