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MODERN FRUIT SCIENCE - Orchard and Small Fruit Management. 10th Ed. 1995. First published in 1949, this book’s completely revised (1995) with help of 30 leading pomologists, a new format, 8 1/2 x11 x 2 1/4 in., 632 p., big hardback, over a thousand photographs and charts, color sections on diseases, insects, and nutrition. It is the "bible" of the fruit industry, widely used in college and technical school classrooms around the world, and translated into Spanish, Chinese. Growers, students and gardeners compliment the book for it’s easy reading and complete coverage. Ideal for growers entering the fruit business, it covers all important deciduous fruits in the temperate, tropical, and subtropical zones. Most emphasis is placed on the apple due to the wide availability of research data. Each crop, including pear, peach, plum, grapes, strawberry, bush fruits, nuts, almond, pistachio, and other fruit crops is then covered in separate sections. There are complete sections on disease control, spray machinery and chemicals, frost and drought control, economics and marketing, and an appendix of miscellaneous useful information. This book can be used in a course in Tree Fruits and Small Fruits. Authored by Norman F. Childers, Univ. of Florida, Gainesville, Justin R. Morris, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, and G. Steven Sibbett, Univ. of Calif, Visalia. 

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