TY - CHAP A1 - María Lelia Pochettino A2 - Julio A. Hurrell A3 - Verónica S. Lema ED1 - Alejandro Isabel Luna Maldonado Y1 - 2012-03-16 PY - 2012 T1 - Local Botanical Knowledge and Agrobiodiversity: Homegardens at Rural and Periurban Contexts in Argentina N2 - This book is about the novel aspects and future trends of the horticulture. The topics covered by this book are the effect of the climate and soil characteristics on the nitrogen balance, influence of fertilizers with prolongation effect, diversity in grapevine gene pools, growth and nutrient uptake for tomato plants, post-harvest quality, chemical composition and antioxidant activity, local botanical knowledge and agrobiodiversity, urban horticulture, use of the humectant agents in protected horticulture as well as post-harvest technologies of fresh horticulture produce. This book is a general reference work for students, professional horticulturalists and readers with interest in the subject. BT - Horticulture SP - Ch. 6 UR - https://doi.org/10.5772/35149 DO - 10.5772/35149 SN - PB - IntechOpen CY - Rijeka Y2 - 2021-10-17 ER -