Breeding Plantation Tree Crops: Tropical Species
Springer New York | December 28, 2009 | ISBN-10: 1441924329 | 668 pages | PDF | 8.6 MB
Tree species are indispensable to human needs. Due to their long life cycle and environmental sensitivity, breeding trees for sustainable production is a formidable challenge on order to meet the demands of growing human population and industries. Fruit crops such as apple, cocoa, mango, citrus, litchi, pear, dates, and coconut or industrial crops including rubber and tea, improving yield under the optimal, sub-optimal and marginal areas call for a unified worldwide efforts.