World Agriculture Series
1. Edition October 2019
432 Pages, Hardcover
Wiley & Sons Ltd
Provides a comprehensive overview of the role of cotton in the economy and cotton production around the world
This book offers a complete look at the world's largest fiber crop: cotton. It examines its effect on the global economy--its uses and products, harvesting and processing, as well as the major challenges and their solutions, recent trends, and modern technologies involved in worldwide production of cotton.
Cotton Production presents recent developments achieved by major cotton producing regions around the world, including China, India, USA, Pakistan, Turkey and Europe, South America, Central Asia, and Australia. In addition to origin and history, it discusses the recent advances in management practices, as well as the agronomic challenges and the solutions in the major cotton producing areas of the world. Keeping a focus on global context, the book provides sufficient details regarding the management of cotton crops. These details are not limited to the choice of cultivar, soil management, fertilizer and water management, pest control, cotton harvesting, and processing.
* The first book to cover all aspects of cotton production in a global context
* Details the role of cotton in the economy, the uses and products of cotton, and its harvesting and processing
* Discusses the current state of cotton management practices and issues within and around the world's cotton producing areas
* Provides insight into the ways to improve cotton productivity in order to keep pace with the growing needs of an increasing population
Cotton Production is an essential book for students taking courses in agronomy and cropping systems as well as a reference for agricultural advisors, extension specialists, and professionals throughout the industry.
Ch 2 : Morphology, Physiology and Ecology of Cotton
Ch 3 : Water Management in Cotton
Ch 4 : Nutrient Management in Cotton
Ch 5 : Insect Pest management in Cotton
Ch 6 : Weed Management in Cotton
Ch 7 : Integrated Management of Major Fungal, Bacterial, Viral and Nematode Diseases of Cotton
Ch 8 : Seed Production and Harvesting of Cotton
Ch 9 : Cotton Production in China
Ch 10 : Cotton Production in India
Ch 11 : Cotton Production in the United States of America : An overview
Ch 12 : Cotton production in Pakistan
Ch 13 : Cotton production in Brazil, Argentina and other South American Countries
Ch 14 : Cotton Production in Turkey and Europe
Ch 15 : Cotton Production in Central Asia
Ch 16 : Cotton Production in Australia
Ch 17 : Cotton Production in Africa
Ch 18 : Challenges and Opportunities in Cotton Production
Khawar Jabran, is an Assistant Professor at the Faculty of Agricultural Sciences and Technologies, Ni??de Ömer Halisdemir University, Ni??de, Turkey. He is also Academic Editor for PLOS ONE and is on the editorial board of the Crop Protection journal.
Bhagirath Singh Chauhan, is a Principal Research Fellow and a Theme Leader at The University of Queensland, Queensland Alliance for Agriculture and Food Innovation, Gatton, Queensland, Australia. He is Associate Editor of Weed Science and The Journal of Agricultural Science.