Bananas



  • Authors : Stover, R.H.; Simmonds, N.W.

  • Document type : Book

  • Year of publication : 1987

  • Publisher(s) : Longman

  • Place of publication : New York (USA)

  • Collection : Tropical Agricultural Series

  • ISBN : 0-582-46357-2

  • Pages : 468

  • Language(s) : English

  • Abstract : This book describes the profound changes that have occurred in the banana industry and the new knowledge about the banana plant that has accumulated since the publication of the second edition in 1966. As well as giving the first description of modern banana plantations and the operations of the [resent banana export industry, it also outlines many of the farming systems widely used in the production of bananas and plantains for local consumption. Finally, the accomplishments of banana research are analysed, along with the research problems that remain to be solved.

  • Keywords : BREEDING; PRODUCTION; PLANT PROTECTION; TAXONOMY; PLANT PHYSIOLOGY; PLANT DISEASES; PESTS OF PLANTS; HISTORY; BOTANY; INTERNATIONAL TRADE

  • Open access : No

  • Reprint Edition : 3 ed.

  • Musalit document ID : IN010263


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