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Growth and differentiation: Life processes in crops

Bloksma, Joke and Huber, Machteld (2002) Growth and differentiation: Life processes in crops. Louis Bolk Instituut Publications, no. GVV02eng. Louis Bolk Instituut.

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This booklet discusses two basic life processes in nature:growth and differentiation.It uses the examples of apples,carrots and wheat to illustrate how growers can recognize these processes and can take practical measures to correct the balance between them in order to optimize the quality of their products.Thinking in growth and differentiation has proved valuable in the support,offered to growers by the Louis Bolk Instituut. It also speculates about the possible significance of these processes for human health.

EPrint Type:Book
Keywords:foodquality, lifeprocesses
Subjects: Food systems > Food security, food quality and human health
Crop husbandry > Crop health, quality, protection
Crop husbandry > Production systems > Cereals, pulses and oilseeds
Crop husbandry > Production systems > Root crops
Crop husbandry > Production systems > Fruit and berries
Research affiliation: Netherlands > Louis Bolk Institute
Deposited By: Steinbuch, Luc
ID Code:4202
Deposited On:14 Feb 2005
Last Modified:12 Apr 2010 07:30
Document Language:English
Refereed:Not peer-reviewed

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