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In common with other books in this series, this volume describes the scientific principles of the biology and production of a particular horticultural crop. This volume considers tomatoes, one of the most important internationally grown and traded of such crops. All aspects, from taxonomy and genetics, to growing in field and protected environments and to postharvest handling and processing, are covered. The book fills a major gap in the literature and will be essential for students, professional growers and processors.
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1: Introduction: The Tomato Crop and Industry, J M Costa, Universidade Tecnica de Lisboa, Portugal, and E Heuvelink 2: Genetics and Breeding, P Lindhout, Wageningen University, The Netherlands 3: Developmental Processes, E Heuvelink 4: Crop Growth and Yield, E Heuvelink and M Dorais, Laval University, Canada 5: Fruit Ripening and Fruit Quality, M Saltveit, University of California, Davis, USA 6: Irrigation and Fertilization, M M Peet, North Carolina State University, USA 7: Crop Protection, A Csizinsky, D J Schuster, and J B Jones, University of Florida, USA, and J C van Lenteren, Wageningen University, The Netherlands 8: Production in the Open Field, A Csizinsky 9: Greenhouse Tomato Production, M Peet and G Welles, Wageningen University, The Netherlands 10: Postharvest Biology and Handling of Tomato, M Saltveit

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Edited by E Heuvelink, Wageningen University, The Netherlands

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