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Edited by Alejandro Isabel Luna Maldonado

Universidad Autónoma de Nuevo León

This book is about the novel aspects and future trends of the horticulture. The topics covered by this book are the effect of the climate and soil characteristics on the nitrogen balance, influence of fertilizers with prolongation effect, diversity in grapevine gene pools, growth and nutrient uptake for tomato plants, post-harvest quality, chemical composition and antioxidant activity, local botanical knowledge and agrobiodiversity, urban horticulture, use of the humectant agents in protected horticulture as well as post-harvest technologies of fresh horticulture produce. This book is a general reference work for students, professional horticulturalists and readers with interest in the subject.

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HorticultureEdited by Alejandro Isabel Luna Maldonado

Published: March 16th 2012

DOI: 10.5772/2139

ISBN: 978-953-51-0252-6

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-5243-9

Copyright year: 2012

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27268 Total Chapter Downloads

18 Web of Science Citations


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1. Effect of the Climate and Soil Characteristics on the Nitrogen Balance in the North of Algeria

By N. Bettahar


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2. Influence of Fertilizers with Prolongation Effect on Productivity of Root-Crop Vegetables and Biochemical Composition Before and After Storage

By Ona Bundinienė, Danguolė Kavaliauskaitė, Roma Starkutė, Julė Jankauskienė, Vytautas Zalatorius and Česlovas Bobinas


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3. Assessment of Diversity in Grapevine Gene Pools from Romania and Republic of Moldova, Based on SSR Markers Analysis

By Ligia Gabriela Gheţea, Rozalia Magda Motoc, Carmen Florentina Popescu, Nicolae Barbacar, Ligia Elena Bărbării, Carmen Monica Constantinescu, Daniela Iancu, Tatiana Bătrînu, Ina Bivol, Ioan Baca and Gheorghe Savin


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4. Total Growth of Tomato Hybrids Under Greenhouse Conditions

By Humberto Rodriguez-Fuentes, Juan Antonio Vidales-Contreras, Alejandro Isabel Luna-Maldonado and Juan Carlos Rodriguez-Orti


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5. Chemical Composition and Antioxidant Activity of Small Fruits

By Pranas Viskelis, Ramune Bobinaite, Marina Rubinskiene, Audrius Sasnauskas and Juozas Lanauskas


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6. Local Botanical Knowledge and Agrobiodiversity: Homegardens at Rural and Periurban Contexts in Argentina

By María Lelia Pochettino, Julio A. Hurrell and Verónica S. Lema


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7. Urban Horticulture and Community Economic Development of Lagging Regions

By Albert Ayorinde Abegunde


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8. Sustentable Use of the Wetting Agents in Protected Horticulture

By Carlos Guillén and Miguel Urrestarazu


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9. Postharvest Technologies of Fresh Horticulture Produce

By Alejandro Isabel Luna-Maldonado, Clement Vigneault and Kei Nakaji


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