This book is a comprehensive and up-to-date resource covering the botany, production and uses of limes. The lime is an important fruit crop throughout citrus producing regions of the world, with its own specific benefits, culture and marketplace, but producers face issues affecting successful cultivation and production. The Lime: Botany, Production and Uses contains detailed information on: - Breeding, genetics and biodiversity of limes - Orchard establishment, management and precision agriculture - Pests and diseases, including the latest knowledge regarding current threats such as Witches’ Broom Disease and Citrus Greening - Harvesting and postharvest management - Traditional and commercial uses of limes Authored by an international team of experts and presented in full colour throughout, this book is an essential resource for academic researchers and specialist extension workers, in addition to growers and producers involved in the citrus industry.
|Number of pages||221|
|Publication status||Published - Jan 1 2017|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Agricultural and Biological Sciences(all)