This book is the first single author work to be published for more than 30 years that provides a broad, balanced review of our scientific knowledge of strawberries and their cultivation. In recent years, methods of strawberry culture have undergone extensive modifications and the strawberry industry has expanded considerably in a number of countries in Europe and Asia, as well as in North America.
This title covers aspects from taxonomy, ecology, morphology and genetics to environmental physiology, disease and pest control, fruit ripening, storage and processing.
* An excellent, concise overview of strawberries and their cultivation
* Part of the popular Crop Production Science in Horticulture Series
* Worldwide in scope