Authors: H.Y. Nakasone and R.E. Paull. A technical resource for students and professionals in horticulture, agronomy, and food science. Contains a survey of all aspects of tropical fruit production and usage, including soil and climate. Also details the botany, origin and distribution, ecology, genetics and cultivar development, culturing practices, pests and diseases, and harvest and postharvest handling and utilization for each type of fruit in the manual. Softcover.