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Título The agronomy and economy of important tree crops of the developing world / K.P. Prabhakaran Nair. - 1st edLibros / Disco comp. - Libros
Autor(es) Prabhakaran Nair, K P (Autor)
Publicación Amsterdam, Netherlands : Elsevier, 2010 ; Boston, Massachusetts
Descripción Física 1 online resource (xiv, 351 pages) : illustrations.
Idioma Inglés;
Series Elsevier insights
ISBN 9780123846785 (ebook)


Clasificación(es) SB171.D44P73 2010
Materia(s) Tree crops - Economic aspects - Developing countries; Tree crops - Utilization - Developing countries; Agronomy - Developing countries; TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING - Agriculture - General; GARDENING - Fruit; Agronomy; Tree crops - Economic aspects; Tree crops - Utilization; ; Developing countries;
Nota(s) Major tree crops contribute substantially to the economy of many developing countries on the Asian, African and Latin American continents. For example, coffee is the main revenue earner for Kenya. This book provides a comprehensive review of the agronomy, botany, taxonomy, genetics, chemistry, economics, and future global prospects of a range of crops that have great food, industrial and economic value such as cocoa, coffee, cashew, oil palm and natural rubber. Discusses the major tree crops of great economic value to the developing world The author is an eminent scientist who has won numerous awards for his work in this area
Includes bibliographical references (pages 313-351)
Introduction -- Arecanut -- Cashewnut -- The coconut palm -- Cinchona -- Cocoa -- Coffee -- Oil palm -- Rubber -- Tea -- Wattle
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