Alejandro Isabel Luna Maldonado

Universidad Autónoma de Nuevo León

Dr. Luna Maldonado received a Ph.D. in Agricultural Science from Kyushu University in 2009. He began his career as a lecturer of agricultural engineering at the Autonoumus University of Nuevo Leon in 1992, and held research positions about Farm Machinery Design and Agrimation in same university. Prof. Luna Maldonado became an assistant professor in 1996 and later associate professor. He is a member of Mexican Council for Science and Technology since 2010 and Japanese Society for Agricultural Machinery since 2007.

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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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