Breeding Anthuriums in Hawaii
- About the Book
This book summarizes more than 40 years of research by the book's principal author, Haruyuki Kamemoto, whose work with breeding systems, plant genetics, and the development of horticulturally improved varieties of Anthurium has played a fundamental role in the plant's success throughout the world.
A brief description of the history of Hawaii's Anthurium industry is followed by a discussion of the origin of many of the existing cultivars. Secrets of successful plant breeding are disclosed along the way, making the book especially valuable to growers, and scientific data have been condensed for greater accessibility.