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The Encyclopedia of Rose Science brings together a wealth of information on the rose, long treasured for its captivating perfumes and splendid colors. Now, more than ever, science plays a central place in the production of this flower at the center of one of the world's biggest floricultural industries.
A team of internationally renowned experts has contributed scores of articles, from the history of rose cultivation to discoveries in rose genetics.
For researchers and students, as well as commercial rose growers and breeders, the Encyclopedia of Rose Science is an invaluable reference.
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- Presents complete, up-to-date information on over 35 subject areas of major importance to rose scientists
- Encyclopedic format provides for concise, readable entires, easy searches, and extensive cross-references
- Incorporates MODERN ROSES XI, published by the American Rose Society as International Cultivar Registration Authority for Roses, the most comprehensive list of roses of historical and botanical importance!
- High quality full-color production, with many figures and tables
Horticulturalists, Plant Scientists, Universities and Agricultural Colleges, Research institutes and libraries, Botanical Gardens and Herbaria, Commercial rose growers
BIOTECHNOLOGIES FOR BREEDING
CELL, TISSUE AND ORGAN CULTURE
DISEASE RESISTANCE DISTRIBUTION AND ECOLOGY
FLAVONOIDS FRAGRANCE AND PIGMENTS
FUNGI FUNGICIDE GENETICS
HISTORY OF ROSES IN CULTIVATION
INSECTS AND OTHER ANIMALS
INTEGRATED PEST MANAGEMENT
MORPHOLOGY AND ANATOMY
NUTRITION ORGAN CULTURE PERFUME INDUSTRY PEST RESISTANCE PIGMENTS PLOIDY POSTHARVEST PHYSIOLOGY
PRODUCTION AND MARKETING
PRUNING OF GARDEN ROSES, PRACTICAL GUIDELINES
ROSE COLLECTIONS AND TRIALS
SELECTION STRATEGIES SOIL SICKNESS
SPORTS TAXONOMY TISSUE CULTURE VIRUSES
APPENDIX 1 ROSE COLLECTIONS AND TRIALS/Awards APPENDIX 2 SELECTION OF REFEREED PAPERS
APPENDIX 3 REHDER'S CLASSIFICATION OF ROSES
VOLUME 3 APPENDIX 4 LISTING OF ROSE NAMES
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- © Academic Press 2003
- 27th October 2003
- Academic Press
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Senior Lecturer in Hospitality and the Head of Food and Beverage, University of Wales Institute, Cardiff
Institute for Ornamental Plant Breeding, Ahrensburg, Germany
University of Aix-Marseille, France
"It seems fully justified to quote the editors who say in the introduction: ‘The Encyclopedia of Rose Science brings together in a single publication and on an unprecedented scale, overviews, explanations, and interpretations that no recent publication has attempted.’...This book is a real treasure for all who live in the rose world-breeders, researchers, growers, amateurs and students. Congratulations to the authors and editors!" --ACTA PHYSCIOLOGIAE PLANTARUM (2004)
"The book contains high quality scientific articles that are well written and carefully reviewed, edited, illustrated, with selected references given at the end of each article. The title is an important addition to the published literature as it helps bring some critical reference information on roses in one place. The title is highly recommended for all libraries." -- E-STREAMS, 2004