Publisher: CAB International
Coverage: 1973 - Present
Provides access to worldwide research on horticultural crops, science and techniques, and includes the vast bibliographic database of horticultural research collated by CABI since 1910, plus related full text documents, CAB Reviews on horticultural crops and topics, and current news.
Coverage includes genetic resources, taxonomy, molecular biology, genetics, biotechnology, breeding, cultivars, propagation, climate, environment, soils, crop management, protected cultivation, pests, diseases, weeds, plant physiology, crop quality, postharvest treatment, storage, marketing and supply chains, and horticultural techniques and technology.
Crops covered include temperate, subtropical and tropical fruits, nuts, vegetables, ornamentals (including lawns and turf), medicinal plants, essential oil plants, culinary herbs, hard fibre plants, perennial oil crops, beverage crops (including tea, coffee and cocoa) and other plantation and industrial crops (such as plant sources of latex, sweeteners and pesticidal compounds). Wild relatives, wild plants, new crops and underutilized crops are included.
Horticultural Science includes all the records from the CABI online subsets Horticultural Science Abstracts (1973+) and Ornamental Horticulture (1976+), plus the entire archive of horticultural records from CAB Abstracts (dating back to 1930).