FRUIT SCIENCE - Orchard and Small Fruit Management. 10th Ed.
1995. First published in 1949, this book’s completely revised (1995)
with help of 30 leading pomologists, a new format, 8 1/2
x11 x 2 1/4 in., 632 p., big hardback, over a thousand photographs and charts, color
sections on diseases, insects, and nutrition. It is the "bible"
of the fruit industry, widely used in college and technical school
classrooms around the world, and translated into Spanish, Chinese.
Growers, students and gardeners compliment the book for it’s easy
reading and complete coverage. Ideal for growers entering the fruit
business, it covers all important deciduous fruits in the temperate,
tropical, and subtropical zones. Most emphasis is placed on the apple due
to the wide availability of research data. Each crop, including pear,
peach, plum, grapes, strawberry, bush fruits, nuts, almond, pistachio, and
other fruit crops is then covered in separate sections. There are complete
sections on disease control, spray machinery and chemicals, frost and
drought control, economics and marketing, and an appendix of miscellaneous
useful information. This book can be used in a course in Tree Fruits and
Small Fruits. Authored by Norman F. Childers, Univ. of Florida,
Gainesville, Justin R. Morris, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, and
G. Steven Sibbett, Univ. of Calif, Visalia.
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