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Date Palm Genetic Resources and Utilization

Volume 1: Africa and the Americas

Editors: Al-Khayri, Jameel M., Jain, S. Mohan, Johnson, Dennis V. (Eds.)

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  • First book addressing global status of date palm cultivation by country
  • Chapters were authored by prominent date palm experts of each country
  • Presents a special chapter on date palm biodiversity worldwide
  • Comprehensive coverage of traditional and modern technologies
  • Contains 64 tables and 138 figures including color photos of popular date cultivars
  • Provides recommendations for further developing date palm sector in each country
  • Handy appendixes listing cultivars traits and commercial and research resources
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This important 2-volume reference book is the first comprehensive resource reflecting the current global status and prospects of date palm cultivation by country. This volume covers Africa and the Americas. Countries included are: Egypt, Algeria, Sudan, Tunisia, Libya, Morocco, Mauritania, Niger, Cameroon, Djibouti, Chad, Mali Somalia, Ethiopia, Burkina Faso and Senegal, as well as the United States of America and the South American countries Chile and Peru. Topics discussed are: cultivation practices; genetic resources and breeding; conservation and germplasm banks; cultivar classification and identification based on morphological and molecular markers; micropropagation and progress toward scale-up production; and advances in dates processing and marketing. Chapters are supported by tables and color photographs. Appendixes summarize traits and distribution of major cultivars, commercial resources of offshoots and in vitro plants; and institutions and scientific societies concerned with date palm.

Table of contents (15 chapters)

Table of contents (15 chapters)

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eBook $149.00
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  • ISBN 978-94-017-9694-1
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Hardcover $249.99
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  • ISBN 978-94-017-9693-4
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
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Softcover $199.99
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  • Due: November 18, 2016
  • ISBN 978-94-024-0094-6
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Date Palm Genetic Resources and Utilization
Book Subtitle
Volume 1: Africa and the Americas
Editors
  • Jameel M. Al-Khayri
  • S. Mohan Jain
  • Dennis V. Johnson
Copyright
2015
Publisher
Springer Netherlands
Copyright Holder
Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht
eBook ISBN
978-94-017-9694-1
DOI
10.1007/978-94-017-9694-1
Hardcover ISBN
978-94-017-9693-4
Softcover ISBN
978-94-024-0094-6
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XI, 546
Number of Illustrations
138 b/w illustrations
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