Much of the literature on tropical fruits exists in the form of bulletins and brief articles in the horticultural press. Reference has been made in the text of this work to the most important.
The more extensive works containing information on the history, cultivation, varieties, pests and diseases of tropical fruits are listed below. An asterisk is placed before those which will be found particularly useful by the tropical horticulturist or fruit-grower.
Ballou, H. A., Insect Pests of the Lesser Antilles. Pamphlet No. 71 of the Imperial Department of Agriculture for the West Indies. Barbados. 1912.
Benson, Albert H., Fruits of Queensland. Department of Agriculture and Stock, Brisbane. 1911.
*Capus, G., and Bois, D., Les Produits Coloniaux, Origine, Production, Commerce. Librairie Armand Colin. Paris. 1912.
Clute, Robert L., Practical Lessons in Tropical Agriculture, Book 1. The World Book Co., Yonkers-on-Hudson, N.Y. and Manila, P. I. 1914.
*Cook, Melville T., The Diseases of Tropical Plants. Macmillan and Co., Ltd., London. 1913.
* Cook, O. F., and Collins, G. N., Economic Plants of Porto Rico. Contributions from the United States National Herbarium, vol. VIII, pt. 2. Government Printing Office, Washington. 1903.
DeCandolle, Alphonse, Origin of Cultivated Plants. 2d ed. International Scientific Series. Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner and Co., Ltd., London. 1909.
*Essig, E. O., Injurious and Beneficial Insects of California, 2d ed. State Commission of Horticulture, Sacramento, California.
1915. *Fenzi, E. 0., Frutti Tropicali e Semitropicali (esclusi gli Agrumi).
Instituto Agricolo Coloniale Italiano, Firenze. 1915. Firminger, Thomas A. C, Manual of Gardening for Bengal and Upper India. Barnham, Hill and Co., Calcutta. 1869. Haldane, R. C, Subtropical Cultivations and Climates, a Handy Book for Planters, Colonists, and Settlers. William Blackwood and Sons, Edinburgh and London. 1886. *Hubert, Paul, Fruits des Pays Chauds, tome 1. H. Dunod et E.
Pinat, Paris. 1912. Ikeda, T., The Fruit Culture in Japan. Seibido, Tokyo. Without date. Jumelle, Henri, Les Cultures Coloniales, Legumes et Fruits. 2d ed.
Librairie J. B. Bailliere et fils, Paris. 1913. *Macmillan, H. F., A Handbook of Tropical Gardening and Planting, with special reference to Ceylon. 2d ed. H. W. Cave and and J. B. McQueen, Inc., Washington, D. C. 1908. *Popenoe, Paul B., Date Growing in the Old World and the New.
Co., Colombo, Ceylon. 1914. Maxwell-Lefroy, H., Indian Insect Life, a Manual of the Insects of the Plains. Thacker, Spink and Co., Calcutta and Simla. 1909. Pierce, W. Dwight, A Manual of Dangerous Insects Likely to be Introduced into the United States through Importations. Office of the Secretary, United States Department of Agriculture. Government Printing Office, Washington. 1917. *Pittier, H., Ensayo sobre las Plantas Usuales de Costa Rica. H. L.
West India Gardens, Altadena, California. 1913. Reasoner, P. W., and Klee, W. G., Report on the Condition of Tropical and Semi-tropical Fruits in the United States in 1887.
Bulletin 1, Division of Pomology, United States Department of Agriculture, Washington. 1891. Ribera Gomez, D. Emilio, Manual sobre Arboles Frutales, Escrito especialmente para America. Garnier Hermanos, Paris. No date. Riviere. Ch., and Lecq, H., Cultures du Midi, de l'Algerie, et de la Tunisie. J. B. Bailliere et fils, Paris. 1906. *Roeding, George C, Roeding's Fruit Growers' Guide. Published by the author, Fresno, California. 1919. *Safford, W. E., The Useful Plants of the Island of Guam, with an Introductory Account of the Physical Features and Natural History of the Island, of the Character and History of its People, and of their Agriculture. Contributions from the United States National Herbarium, vol. IX. Government Printing Office, Washington.
*Sauvaigo, Smile, Les Cultures sur le Littoral de la Mediterranee; Provence, Ligurie, Algerie. 2d ed. Librairie J. B. Bailliere et fils, Paris. 1913.
Von Mueller, Ferdinand, Select Extra-Tropical Plants Readily Eligible for Industrial Culture or Naturalization. American edition, revised and enlarged. George S. Davis, Detroit, Michigan. 1884.
*Watt, Sir George, The Commercial Products of India, being an abridgment of "The Dictionary of the Economic Products of India." E. P. Dutton and Co., New York. 1908.
*Wester, P. J., Plant Propagation in the Tropics. Bulletin 32 of the Bureau of Agriculture, Manila, P. I. 1916.
Wickson, Edward J., The California Fruits and How to Grow Them. The Pacific Rural Press, San Francisco, California. 1910.
Wilcox, E. V., Tropical Agriculture, the Climate, Soils, Cultural Methods, Crops, Live Stock, Commercial Importance and Opportunities of the Tropics. D. Appleton and Co., New York and London. 1916.
Wilder, Gerrit P., Fruits of the Hawaiian Islands. Revised ed. The Hawaiian Gazette Co., Ltd., Honolulu. 1911.
*Woodrow, G. Marshall, Gardening in India, 5th ed. Printed at the Education Society's Press, Byculla, Bombay. 1889.
Woodrow, G. Marshall, The Mango: Its Culture and Varieties. Alexander Gardener, Paisley. 1904.
Yule, Sir Henry, and Burnell, Arthur Coke, Hobson-Jobson; being a glossary of Anglo-Indian colloquial words and phrases, etymological, historical, geographical and discursive. New edition, edited by William Crooke. J. Murray, London. 1903.