The kiwi: monograph.

Le kiwi : monographie.

Author(s) : Ctifl, HENNION B.

Type of monograph: Book


This monograph provides an update on the latest knowledge concerning this species. The authors propose an overall growing approach based on economic, physiological, technical and commercial data. Synopsis: the market (worldwide and French); the crop and its requirements (physiology; dormancy and cold requirements; Actinia deliciosa and A. chinensis varieties); installation of the culture and orchard control; fight against frost; nutrition and fertilization (analysis of the fruit and storage aptitude); sanitary protection of the kiwi orchard; quality measurement, harvest, storage and packing (quality measuring tools; harvest; storage: the 3 pillars of preservation; storage).


  • Original title: Le kiwi : monographie.
  • Record ID : 2004-2042
  • Languages: French
  • Subject: Figures, economy, General information
  • Publication: Ctifl (centre technique interprofessionnel des fruits et légumes) - France/France
  • Publication date: 2003/02
  • ISBN: 2879111587
  • Source: Source: 240 p. (15.5 x 24); fig.; phot.; tabl.; ref.; append.; EUR 40.
  • Document available for consultation in the library of the IIR headquarters only.