The Fundamentals of Fruit Production

By Gardner VR, Bradford FC, Henry Daggett Hooker JR more
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Publisher Agrobios Publications
ISBN 9788190906555
Author: Gardner VR, Bradford FC, Henry Daggett Hooker JR
Number of Pages 755
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The Fundamentals of Fruit Production by Gardner VR, Bradford FC, Henry Daggett Hooker JR
Book Summary:

The Fundamentals of Fruit Production attempts to focus attention on the trees growth and its steadily increasing requirements and on the conditions that make it profitable as a producer of fruit. The common orchard practices are included, they are important as they help vegetative growth and especially fruit production. Fundamentally the plants growth and functioning depend on the nature of the environment and the adjustment there to and not directly o cultural practices. Which only modify the relation of the plant to the environmental complex.

Audience of the Book :
This book Useful for Fruit Science.
Table of Contents:

SECTION 1. WATER RELATIONS

1. The Water Requirements of Fruit Plants

2. The Intake and Utilization of Water

3. Orchard Soil Management Methods and Moisture Conservation

4. Soil Moisture: its Classification, Movement and Influence on Root Distribution

5. The Response of Fruit Plants to Varying Conditions of Soil Moisture and Humidity

6. Pathological Conditions Associated with Excesses and Deficiencies in Moisture

7. Irrigation

SECTION II. NUTRITION

1. Plant Nutrients and their Absorption

2. Individual Elements

3. Manufacture and Utilization of Carbohydrates

4. The Initiation of the Reproductive Processes

5. Surpluses and Deficiencies5

6. The Application of Nitrogen-Carrying Fertilizers

7. Fertilizers: Other Than Nitrogenous in the Orchard

SECTION III. TEMPERATURE RELATIONS OF FRUIT PLANTS

1. Growing-Season Temperatures

2. Winter Killing and Hardiness

3. Winter Injury

4. Winter Injury to the Roots

5. Winter Injury in Relation to Specific Fruits

6. The Occurrence of Frost

7. Protection against Frost Varies with Earliness Blossoming Period and Fruit-Bud

SECTION IV. LIGHT RELATIONS

1. Thermal: Photosynthetic and Phototropic Influences

2. Photoperiodic Influences

SECTION V. GROWTH REGULATORS

1. Natural Growth Regulators

2. Synthetic Growth Regulators

3. SECTION VI. PRUNING

4. Growing and Fruiting Habits

5. Pruning: The Amount or Severity

6. Pruning. the Method

7. Pruning: The Season

8. Pruning with Special Reference to Particular Fruits

SECTION VII. FRUIT SETTING

1. The Structures and Processes Concerned in Fruit Formation

2. Unfruitfulness Associated with Internal Factors

3. Unfruitfulness Associated with External Factors

4. Factors More Directly Concerned in the Development of the Fruit

5. Fruit Setting as an Orchard Problem

Glossary

Index

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