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This book is divided into 2 parts. Part I, by R.J. Garner, deals with the establishment and equipment of the nursery, the pots and other containers, the various methods of propagation and with the transplanting of the young plants. This part is well illustrated. Part II is written by various authors and deals with the various propagation methods of the following tropical fruit tree species: Anacardium occidentale, Annona spp., Artocarpus spp., Averrhoa spp., Carica papaya, Chrysophyllum cainito, Durio zibethinus, Eugenia spp., Garcinia mangostana, Lansium domesticum, Malpighia glabra, Mangifera indica, Manilkara achras, Myrciaria cauliflora, Nephelium lappaceum, Psidium guajava and Ziziphus mauritiana. A bibliography is presented on Part I, as well as on each crop of Part II separately.

Publication Details

  • Published: 1976
  • Publisher: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
  • ISBN-10: 0851983510
  • ISBN-13: 9780851983516
  • Dewey Decimal: 634.043
  • ECHO Library: 634.043 FAO
  • ECHO Asia Library: PH.029