Advances In Tea Agronomy
This book considers research findings that can inform the practice of managing tea crops.
|Titel:||Advances In Tea Agronomy|
|auteur:||Carr, M. K. V. (cranfield University, Uk)|
|Uitgever:||Cambridge University Press|
|NUR:||Milieutechniek en milieutechnische wetenschappen|
|Afmetingen:||180 x 254 x 28|
Mike Carr is Emeritus Professor of Agricultural Water Management at Cranfield University, UK. He has over 45 years of experience in the management and delivery of international research, education, training and consultancy in agriculture and natural resource management. He is the author of Advances in Irrigation Agronomy: Plantation Crops (Cambridge, 2012), Advances in Irrigation Agronomy: Fruit Crops (Cambridge, 2014) and former editor in chief of the Cambridge University Press journal Experimental Agriculture.
Advance praise: 'An exquisite work describing the major aspects of tea planting and cultivation, written by Professor Mike Carr, a famous scholar in this field. I believe this book will be a distinguished addition to the world of tea science.' Zong-Mao Chen, Tea Research Institute of the Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences, China
Foreword V. S. Sharma; Preface; Acknowledgements; 1. Karibuni! Welcome to you all!; 2. The world of tea: a geriatric problem; 3. A changing climate: stay cool; 4. Taxonomic delight: only plant the best; 5. March of the clones: to breed or not to breed, that was the question Hereward Corley and Gabriel Kiplangat Tuwei; 6. Planting and replanting: but, whoever said this was simple?; 7. Creating a framework: a framework for analysis; 8. Roots exposed: life underground; 9. We are only growing leaves: source or sink?; 10. Plucks shoots and leaves: looking after the children; 11. Machine assisted harvesting: the need of the hour; 12. Intelligent guesswork: we can only build on what has gone before M. K. V. Carr and Christopher John Flowers; 13. Pores for thought: gaseous exchange; 14. More pores for thought: and the answer lies in the soil; 15. Water productivity: more crop per drop; 16. A shady business: teas need trees; 17. A nice cup of tea: who decides?; 18. Fair trade: smallholders are beautiful; 19. The agronomist's report: a synthesis; 20. Support services: are they sustainable?; Annex to Chapter 3: weather summary for tea growing regions M. K. V. Carr, Matthew Upson and Marta Perez Ortola; Glossary; References; Index.
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