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Les plantes

Plants

70 keys to understanding plants


F. Couplan

Edition 2017

Why does a plant root grow downwards and the stem upwards? How can sap rise to the top of a tree? Is the daisy a flower? Can you make clothes with plants? Why do we no longer eat wild plants? Is global warming going to make plants disappear? This book proposes seventy questions through which we can rediscover plants with delight.


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Clementines and Other Small Citrus Fruit

Clementines and Other Small Citrus Fruit


C. Jacquemond, F. Curk, M. Heuzet

Edition 2013

This work tells the story of the clementine and summarises current knowledge (origin, distribution, varieties, fruit stock, market evolution, physiology, biotic and abiotic diseases, pests, etc.). It also suggests cropping schemes for designing and managing an orchard, from the propagation of seedlings up to the packaging of fruit including crop protection methods and cultivation techniques.


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Plants and Their Names

Plants and Their Names

Unusual Stories


F. Couplan

Edition 2012

This book presents the origin of common and botanical names of the best known plants in our regions. The plants are classified into six categories to make them easier to find: wild plants, vegetables, condiments, fruit, ornamental plants and other plants with miscellaneous uses. A short bibliography is followed by a general index from which you can quickly move to the article describing the origin of the name sought.


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Banana Tree

Banana Tree

A Century of Technical Innovations


A. Lassoudière

Edition 2012

The book traces the history of dessert banana production connected to the technical innovations. Researchers were called on to answer the priority questions from the sector throughout the 20th century: requirements of a product for export, production, high-performing and disease-resistant varieties and production techniques for sustainable development.


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Le séchage des mangues

Le séchage des mangues


M. Rivier, J. Méot, T. Ferré, M. Briard

Edition 2009

This practical guide presents the different stages in mango processing, from fruit delivery to dried mango marketing. The authors have included various diagrams and designs.


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Fruits et légumes

Fruits et légumes

Characteristics and Major Aspects


B. Jeannequin, F. Dosba, M. Amiot-Carlin

Edition 2009

An update on the "Fruit and Vegetable" sector: consumption, marketing, production, transformation and international competition.


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Les fruits et legumes dans l'alimentation

Les fruits et legumes dans l'alimentation

Issues and Factors Determining Consumption


M. Padilla, P. Combris, M. Amiot-Carlin, F. Caillavet, M. Causse, J. Dallongeville, C. Renard, L. Soler

Edition 2008

The aim of this scientific appraisal was to inform the authorities of what needs to be done to achieve the dual objective of providing production chains with economic support and protecting public health.


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Le bananier et sa culture

Le bananier et sa culture


A. Lassoudière

Edition 2007
The environmental and social impact of banana production for export has come in for criticism. This book presents the technical aspects of sustainable banana production, in response to the concerns of the professionals involved.
34,50 €
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Grapes: From Flowers to Grape Berries

Grapes: From Flowers to Grape Berries


C. Verriès

Edition 2007
This film is a didactic introduction to the physiology of the vine and grapes. It gives a scientific description of the different developmental stages of a grape bunch during its 18-month lifespan over two annual vegetative cycles.
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Pommiers à cidre

Pommiers à cidre

French Varieties


J. Boré, J. Fleckinger

Edition 2007

After a clear explanation of the most discriminating morphological characters of cider apple trees, this abundantly illustrated monograph (120 drawings, 293 colour photos of fruit) describes 342 varieties according to the following criteria: origin, synonyms, location, tree, shoots, rosette and inflorescence leaves, flowers, fruit. Agronomic and technological information (juice extraction yield, acidity, density, tannins) is also given for the most studied varieties.
This book is a reference for both amateurs and professionals of the cider industry as well as for associations interested in identifying and cultivating cider apple trees. 


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