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Temperate-Zone Pomology: Physiology and Culture (Third Edition)

By Melvin Neil Westwood

Beginning with the most basic decisions facing fruit growers, this standard text takes the reader step by step through the various stages of fruit growth, from flowering to postharvest storage. Separate chapters on growth regulators, dormancy and hardiness, and control of pests and diseases provide information any successful grower must master.

About the author

Melvin Neil Westwood

Melvin N. Westwood, professor emeritus of horticulture at Oregon State University, Corvallis, is internationally recognized for his outstanding research in rootstock physiology and fruit germplasm. He is author or co-author of over 200 scientific articles and books, and has received numerous achievement awards.

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