Fruit Crops

Fruit Crops

Diagnosis and Management of Nutrient Constraints

1st Edition - November 27, 2019

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  • Editors: Anoop Kumar Srivastava, Chengxiao Hu
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780128187326
  • eBook ISBN: 9780128187265

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Description

Fruit Crops: Diagnosis and Management of Nutrient Constraints is the first and only resource to holistically relate fruits as a nutritional source for human health to the state-of-the-art methodologies currently used to diagnose and manage nutritional constraints placed on those fruits. This book explores a variety of advanced management techniques, including open field hydroponic, fertigation/bio-fertigation, the use of nano-fertilizers, sensors-based nutrient management, climate- smart integrated soil fertility management, inoculation with microbial consortium, and endophytes backed up by ecophysiology of fruit crops. These intricate issues are effectively presented, including real-world applications and future insights.

Key Features

  • Presents the latest research, including issues with commercial application
  • Details comprehensive insights into the diagnosis and management of nutrient constraints
  • Includes contributions by world renowned researchers, providing global perspectives and experience

Readership

Researchers in academia and industry seeking to improve production of tropical / subtropical fruit crops

Table of Contents

  • 1. Fruits and Nutritional Security
    2. Nutrient Density of Fruit Crops as a Function of Soil
    3. Nutrient Redistribution in Fruit Crops: Physiological Implications
    4. Plant Nutrition and Physiological disorders in Fruit Crops
    5. Ecophysiology of Fruit Crops
    6. Estimating Carbon Fixation in Perennial Fruit Crops
    7. Implications of Climate Change on Fruit Nutrition
    8. NIR Spectroscopy and Management of Bioactive Components, Antioxidant Activity and Micronutrients in Fruits
    9. Role of Sensors in Fruit Nutrition
    10. OMICS in Fruit Nutrition: Concept and Application
    11. Leaf Analysis as a Diagnostic Tool for Balanced Fertilization in Tropical Fruits
    12. Diagnosis of Nutrient Composition in Fruit Crops: Latest Developments
    13. Floral Analysis in Fruit Crops: A Potential Tool for Nutrient Constraints Diagnosis
    14. Calcium Nutrition in Fruit Crops: Agronomic and Physiological Implications
    15. Boron Nutrition in Fruit Crops
    16. Boron Toxicity in Fruit Crops: Agronomic and Physiological Implications
    17. Aluminium Toxicity and Fruit Nutrition
    18. Importance of Selenium in Fruit Nutrition
    19. Importance of Silicon in Fruit Nutrition: Agronomic and Physiological Implications
    20. Role of Cover Crops on Fruit Nutrition
    21. Rootstock-scion Combination and Nutrient Uptake in Grapes
    22. Rhizosphere Ecology of Fruit Crops: Genetic, Functional and Metabolic Responses
    23. Mycorrhizas in Fruit Nutrition: Important Breakthroughs
    24. Microbial Consortium: Concept and Application in Fruit Crops
    25. Fertigation in Fruit Crops
    26. Biofertigation in Fruit Crops: Concept and Application
    27. Nutrient Management in Fruit Crops: An Organic Way
    28. Soil Fertility Management in Fruit Crops: Biodynamic Way
    29. Manipulating Fruit Quality through Foliar Nutrition
    30. Open Field Hydroponics: Developments and Challenges
    31. Role of Biochars in Soil Fertility Management of Fruit Crops
    32. Physiological and Molecular Basis of Salinity Tolerance in Fruit Crops
    33. Salt Stress Alleviation through Fertilization in Fruit Crops
    34. Trunk Nutrition in Fruit Crops: An Overview
    35. Application of Nano-fertilizers in Fruit Crops
    36. 4R Nutrient Stewardship in Fruit Crops
    37. Climate Smart Integrated Soil Fertility Management in Fruit Crops: An Overview
    38. Evaluation of Organic Versus Conventional Nutrient Management Practices in Fruit Crops
    39. Role of Slow Release Fertilizers in Fruit Nutrition
    40. Diagnosis and Management of Nutrient Constraints in Berries
    41. Soil Fertility- Plant Nutrition vis-à-vis Fruit Yield and Quality of Stone Fruits
    42. Diagnosis and Management of Nutrient Constrains in Papaya
    43. Diagnosis and Management of Nutrient Constraints in Mango
    44. Diagnosis and Management of Nutrient Constraints in Banana
    45. Diagnosis and Management of Nutrient Constraints in Litchi
    46. Diagnosis and Management of Nutrient Constraints in Pomegranate
    47. Diagnosis and Management of Nutrient Constraints in Grapes
    48. Diagnosis and Management of Nutrient Constraints in Guava
    49. Diagnosis and Management of Nutrient Constraints in Citrus
    50. Diagnosis and Management of Nutrient Constraints in Pineapple

Product details

  • No. of pages: 776
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Elsevier 2019
  • Published: November 27, 2019
  • Imprint: Elsevier
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780128187326
  • eBook ISBN: 9780128187265

About the Editors

Anoop Kumar Srivastava

Dr. Srivastava, is currently the Principal Scientist (Soil Science) at Central Citrus Research Institute (Formerly, National Research Centre for Citrus, Nagpur) under Indian Council of Agricultural Research, New Delhi. He has extensively pursued research work on different aspects of citrus nutrition including nutrient constraints analysis of citrus orchards by developing DRIS-based soil-plant nutrient diagnostics, orchard efficiency modelling, targeted yield-based site specific nutrient management exploiting spatial variability in soil fertility, citrus rhizosphere specific microbial consortium and soil carbon loading, integrated nutrient management module, fertigation scheduling, nutrient mapping using geospatial tools, nutrient dynamic studies, transformation of soil microbial biomass nutrients within citrus rhizosphere and soil fertility mapping as decision support tool for fertilizer recommendation.

Affiliations and Expertise

Ph. D, Principal Scientist (Soil Science), ICAR-Central Citrus Research Institute, Maharashtra, India.

Chengxiao Hu

Dr. Chengxiao Hu, is Director of the International Cooperation and Exchange Division of Huazhong Agricultural University (and the Dean of the International College). He received his B.A., M.S., and Ph.D degree in Agronomy and joined Huazhong Agricultural University. His main research fields include: citrus and main crop rotation formula fertilization technology system, agricultural product safety production and nutrient management, crop molybdenum nutrition mechanism and application of molybdenum fertilizer technology, urban sludge agricultural pollution control principles and technologies, functions mechanisms of mid and micro-nutrients esp. Mo, Se of horticultural plants for edible quality development particularly the sugar / acid ratio, Vitamin C etc. He has presided over in more than 40 projects, including the National Natural Science Foundation, Scientific and Technological Support Program of the Ministry of Science and Technology, the 948 projects of the Ministry of Agriculture, the Ministry of Education and the New Zealand ASIA2000 fund.

Affiliations and Expertise

Institute of Citrus Science, Huazhong Agricultural University, Wuhan, China

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  • Tapas S. Mon Jun 29 2020

    Fruit Nutrition

    this seems to be the basic and advances in fruit culture and management.

  • Krishan K. Wed May 13 2020

    Fruit Crops: Diagnosis and Management of Nutrient Constraints

    The content reflects it to be a complete package for diagnosis and management of nutrient constraints in fruit crops.