Durian References and Crop Production

 Here is a list of some references to crop production of fruit trees and durian cultivation. As a grower you need to have a good understanding on how trees grow and produce the fruits you want.

1. Agrodok 5

The previous editions of this Agrodok, published in 1992 and 1999, gave a general introduction into fruit growing in the tropics and described 8 major crops.


2. Agrodok 9

This Agrodok replaces 'The vegetable garden in the tropics', which treated the garden .... great variety of crops is grown in home gardens, including fruits, spices ...


3.  Durian - Durio zibethinus

From the 1987 classic by Julia F. Morton, Fruits of Warm Climates. Durian. p. 287–291.  Julia F. Morton, Miami, FL. Good technical information of durian.  



4. Durian Haven - How To Grow Durian


 This information on How TO Grow Durian was taken from Durian chapter (19 pages) from The Production of Economic Fruits in South-East Asia by Othman Yaacob and Suranant Subhadrabandhu (Oxford University Press, New York, 1995).


5. Durio - A Bibliographic Review - Bioversity International

By Michael J. Brown. 1997. Durio - A Bibliographic Review 

 This publication on Durian which is a review of bibliography of about 1000 references, provides a well-synthesized information on different aspects ofDurioIt deals with its origin, history, taxonomy of wild andcultivated species, identification, morphology of flower and fruit and otherorgans, its edibility, composition and uses, nutritional aspects, medicinal and toxicological prospects, seed physiology, pollination biology, ecology, forestresources, crop improvement efforts, agronomic requirements, propagation, cultivation and maintenance, post harvest technology, genetic resource and conservation.

It is a huge reference of all the publications on the common durian. A must-read for all durian lovers.



6. Descriptors for Durian - Bioversity International

Jul 4, 2013 - Durian. Bioversity International (formerly International Plant Genetic Resources Institute ... Descriptors for Durian (Durio zibethinus Murr.).


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