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By Innocenzo Muzzalupo, Sabrina Micali

The reference offers distinct examine at the olive (Olea europaea) and the stone fruit. Readers will know about the biotechnology, plant food, plant breeding, pomology, postharvest body structure, plant pathology of those plant species. In a realistic experience, the e-book additionally provides acceptable agricultural wisdom approximately those crops for crop development, creation, foodstuff, pest administration, disorder, genetic, genomic and the foodstuff industry.

The contributions by way of the authors of this booklet comprise descriptions in regards to the manipulation of variables and genetic assets of inheritance of quantitative genes, crop rotation, soil water, and the influence of temperature on crop creation. points reminiscent of conserving plants opposed to pests and illnesses while making sure the safety of human well-being also are taken into account.

This is a worthwhile reference for college students, scientists, horticulturists and, mostly, for somebody wishing to procure wisdom and adventure with olives and drupes to extend productiveness.

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Toscano et al. Botanical and Agricultural Aspects Agricultural and Food Biotechnology of Olea europaea and Stone Fruit 35 Figure 16: Tractor rear-mounted shaker with reverse umbrella interceptor (photo: Toscano). Figure 17: Shaker with reverse umbrella interceptor on self-moving multi-purpose telehandler. In super intensive or hedgerow shaped olive orchards, the harvest is effected continuously, using harvesters derived from grape pickers (Fig. 18), that work upon the row on the whole plant; or wall pickers (Fig.

The 42 Agricultural and Food Biotechnology of Olea europaea and Stone Fruit Toscano et al. aim of these kind of strategies is to reduce the population density of adults, while the control of preimmaginal stages could be called “larvicide control”. In the first case, it is important to sample the adult population by using specific traps with attractants. Chromotropic traps (visual attraction), pheromone traps (sexual attraction), olfactory traps (ammonium salts), and alimentary traps (hydrolysed proteins), having differentiated attractiveness, costs and effectiveness are available on the market.

3. ) Biology: Symptoms of this disease are the wilting of small twigs or the whole plant, with leaden and crumpled leaves (Fig. 23) [132, 133]. The fungus attacks the wooden vascular system impeding the water supply of plants. Solanacee are highly susceptible to this fungus. V. dahliae conidia are dispersed by water or animals, penetrating within plant tissues through wounds or lesions where development begins. It produces toxins damaging vascular tissue by occlusions and cell poisoning impeding water supply and causing the wilting of plants or twigs.

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