|About the Book|
Provides all the information needed to understand rootstocks as they develop in temperate tree fruit crops, as well as in citrus and grapes. Includes treatment of roots as well as the rootstocks of apples, pears, peaches, cherries, almonds, apricots, plums, citrus, pecans, juglans, and vitis. Covers specific characteristics and uses of each rootstock, propagation procedures used to produce rootstocks and trees, and specific compatibilities and stock-scion interactions. Outlines the pros and cons of every rootstock application covered. Features end-of-chapter tables that briefly summarize key characteristics of the specific rootstock discussed.