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Sanewski, G. M., d'Eeckenbrugge, G. C. and Junghans, D. T. (2018) Varieties and breeding. In: The pineapple: botany, production and uses. CAB International, Wallingford. ISBN 9781786393302

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Article Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1079/9781786393302.0042


This chapter describes the main and minor cultivars, as well as other species and botanical varieties, of pineapple. The genetics and breeding system, including cytogenetics, selection, and rogueing, are discussed. Considerations in hand pollination, seed handling, germination and nursery management are also mentioned.

Item Type:Book Section
Business groups:Horticulture and Forestry Science
Subjects:Science > Botany > Genetics
Plant culture > Seeds. Seed technology
Plant culture > Fruit and fruit culture > Culture of individual fruits or types of fruit > Pineapple
Live Archive:06 Mar 2019 04:15
Last Modified:03 Sep 2021 16:45

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