An Encyclopedia of Small Fruit by Robert E Gough

By Robert E Gough

An A-to-Z examine the area of small end result whereas there are various books on small fruit tradition, their concentration is frequently very particular or restrained to simply a number of species. filled with beneficial details, An Encyclopedia of Small Fruit is the excellent A-to-Z reference that not just info all temperate and tropical small fruit grown through the international, but in addition presents an outline and tradition of every. This easy-to-use unmarried quantity covers every thing novice growers have to produce and nurture their favorites and to benefit concerning the exotics to boot. As sensible because it is informative, An Encyclopedia of Small Fruit deals the house grower and layperson entry to the hard-to-find evidence at the historical past and use of our so much important—and so much obscure—small fruit. whole with over four hundred easy-to-understand entries, a invaluable word list overlaying the main regular phrases, and an in depth reference part for extra studying, this convenient directory is the original textual content that's either functional advisor and enlightening source. An Encyclopedia of Small Fruit covers: • the heritage of temperate and tropical small fruit • background of use • international construction figures • vegetative and reproductive elements • cultural practices • pruning, education, fertilization, and planting • harvest standards • present and customary makes use of • hardiness adaptability in keeping with USDA hardiness zones and appears intimately at culmination equivalent to: • akebia • belle apple • bearberry • custard banana • bilberry • blackcap • Barbados and floor cherries • carissa • cranberry • elderberry • hottentot fig • grape • goumi • guava • lingonberry • monox • autumn olive • prickly pear • quince • raspberry • rosehips • serviceberry • tayberry • umkokolo • whortleberry • and lots of, many extra! An Encyclopedia of Small Fruit is a perfect source for the house grower, normal fruit backyard fanatic, and small advertisement growers in addition to for college-level scholars and educators concentrating on small fruit construction and pomology.

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The fruit is similar to that of V. opulus. This species is the one preferred for its fruit, which is used in jellies, pies, and as a general substitute for American cranberries. ), the fruit of this species contains a single, large seed. It is grown on limited acreage in New Hampshire, Massachusetts, and other northern states of the United States, and also in Canada and northern Europe. Cultivars include ‘Andrews’, ‘Compactum’, ‘Hahs’, ‘Manitou’, ‘Phillips’, and ‘Wentworth’, which are both wind and insect pollinated (Stang, 1990).

HUSK TOMATO, JAMBERRY, MEXICAN HUSK TOMATO, MILTOMATE, TOMATILLO, TOMATILLO GROUND CHERRY. 8 inches) in diameter, is purple, smooth-skinned, and somewhat sticky. It is used to flavor meat and chili in Mexico and Latin America and there is limited commercial production in California. Physalis peruviana L. BARBADOS GROUND CHERRY, CAPE GOOSEBERRY, CHERRY TOMATO, GOLDENBERRY, GROUND CHERRY, GOOSEBERRY TOMATO, PERUVIAN CHERRY, PERUVIAN GROUND CHERRY, POHA, STRAWBERRY TOMATO, WINTER CHERRY. The small, yellow fruit is grown in Washington and south Florida for local consumption (Schreiber, 1995; Stephens, 1988).

About 20 species of shrubs and small trees make up the genus Sambucus. All are widely distributed in temperate and subtropic regions. About eight to ten species are native to the United States, though only three to four species are normally used for their edible fruit. 25 inch) berrylike drupe borne in a large, flat cluster up to 15 to 23 centimeters (6-9 inches) in diameter. There is little agreement on species delimitation within this genus, and while the fruit of some species is edible, that of others is poisonous (Hortus, 1976).

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