Gabriele Beccaro, Alberto Alma, Giancarlo Bounous, Jose Carlos Laranjo
December 3, 2019 Forthcoming
Reference - 344 Pages - 202 Color & 80 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9781138334021 - CAT# K393295
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Chestnut Management and Production shares achievements in chestnut development and cultivation including information on sustainable planning and management of chestnut production from nursery to plantation, entomology, pathology, and ecosystem services. Cultivation techniques of Chinese, Japanese, and European chestnut species including hybrids are described containing information on over 550 local and commercial cultivars. Beautiful original handmade drawings and technical sheets facilitate accessibility and comprehension of information.
1. History 2. Botany, anatomy and nut composition 3. Distribution, marketing and trade 4. Cultivars list and breeding 5. Nursery techniques. 6. Orchard establishment and management 7. Chestnut farming with Chinese, Japanese and Eurojapanese hybrid cultivars 8. European chestnut traditional and high density orchards 9. Postharvest handling 10. Coppice and forest management 11. Diseases 12. Pests 13. Pests, diseases and physiological disorders symptoms and control vade mecum