Basics of Horticulture

K V Peter

Published by New India, 2015
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Contents Foreword. Introduction. 1. Apomixis in plants. 2. Polyembryony and its prevalence in horticultural crops. 3. Male sterility and incompatibility in selected vegetable crops. 4. Climate change and horticulture. 5. Biotechnology research on spices. 6. Vegetable science. 7. Biocontrol in vegetables. 8. Tropical and sub tropical fruits. 9. Horticultural crops and pests management. 10. Management of nematodes in horticultural crops. 11. Postharvest management of fruits and vegetables. 12. Preservation of fruits and vegetables. 13. Marketing of fresh fruits and vegetables. 14. Mechanization in plantation crops. 15. Glossary of selected horticultural terms. 16. Appendix I VIII. The book carries information on fundamentals of vegetables fruits ornamental plants spices medicinal and aromatic plants and post harvest technology. There are 15 chapters elaborating horticultural crops apomoxis polyembryony ideal soils climate water requirements pests diseases and nematode management biological control of biotic stresses biotechnology of spices and mechanization of orchards. Introductory chapter deals in nut shell all about the book. The most recent information is provided along with a detailed list of references for further reading. A separate chapter on Glossary of Horticultural Terms adds much value to the book as a ready reckoner to understand key words generally referred to in the science of horticulture. Eight appendices are attached narrating released varieties/hybrids in horticultural crops research infrastructure in horticulture in India and abroad together with important web sites in all aspects of horticulture. 734 pp. Bookseller Inventory #

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Title: Basics of Horticulture
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Book Description New India Publishing Agency, 2015. Softcover. Condition: New. 2nd edition. Contents Devotion Foreword Preface to 2nd Revised Edition Acknowledgement Contributors Introduction Chapter 01 Horticulture Science and Profession by K.V. Peter, Binoo Bonny and T. Pradeepkumar 1. Major Branches of Horticulture Science 2. Potential Production Zones of Various Horticultural Crops in India 3. Indian Horticulture 4. Current Production and Projected Demand of Horticulture Products 5. Extent of Value Addition in Fruits and Vegetables 6. Horticulture as Profession 7. Projected Demand for Horticulture Professionals in 2020 8. Major Career Opportunities in Horticulture 9. Level of Employment (%) in Horticultural Processing Sector 10. Conclusion 11. References Chapter 02 Apomixis in Plants by N.K. Parameswaran 1. Groups of Apomixis 2. Recurrent Apomixis 3. Non-recurrent Apomixis 4. Vegetative Apomixis 5. Genetic Control of Apomixis 6. Mechanism of Apomixis 7. Ovule, Seed and Fruit Development in Sexual Plants 8. Double Fertilization and Control of Embryo Initiation 9. Sequential Events in Apomictic Pathway 10. Gametophytic Apomixis 11. Significance and Scope of Apomixis in Crop Plants 12. References Chapter 03 Polyembryony and Its Prevalence In Horticultural Crops by N.K. Parameswaran and K. Dhinesh Babu 1. Groups of Polyembryony (PE) 2. Mechanism of Polyembryony and the Genetic Bases 3. Classification of Polyembryony 4. Polyembryony Its Practical Implications 5. References Chapter 04 Male Sterility and Incompatibility in Selected Vegetable Crops by Hari Har Ram and M.N. Badukla 1. Breeding Systems Utilized in Production of Vegetable Hybrids 2. Male Sterility-Theory 3. Hybrid Seed Production in Chilli Using GMS 4. Hybrid Seed Production in Muskmelon Using GMS 5. Cytoplasmic Genetic Male Sterility 6. Hybrid Seed Production in Onion Using CMS 7. Hybrid Seed Production in Hot Pepper Using CMS 8. Self-Incompatibility Systems 9. Types of Incompatibility 10. Hybrid Cultivars in Cauliflower and Cabbage 11. Male Sterility in Tomato and its Uses in Hybrid Seed Production 12. References Chapter 05 Climate Change and Horticulture by G.S.L.H.V. Prasada Rao 1. Greenhouse Effect 2. Global Warming 3. Atmospheric Carbon Dioxide (CO2) 4. Aerosols and Global Cooling 5. Clouds and Global Warming/Cooling 6. Ozone Depletion and UV Radiation 7. Climate and Horticulture 8. Climate and Cashew 9. Climate and Cardamom 10. Climate and Coffee 11. Climate and Tea 12. Climate and Cocoa 13. Climate and Coconut 14. References Chapter 06 Biotechnology Research on Spices by K. Mary Mathew, K. Pradeep Kumar, Swapna Sasidharan, C.S. Anisha, Sherin Jose, Ramya Lakshmi and Y.S. Rao 1. List of Spices 2. Biotechnological Interventions in Spices 3. Micropropagation 4. Protocols for In vitro Multiplication of Some Spices 5. Factors Affecting Large Scale Propagation Systems 6. Field Performance of Tissue Culture Plants 7. Other Tissue Culture Techniques 8. Secondary Metabolite Production 9. In vitro Germplasm Conservation 10. Somaclonal Variation 11. Molecular Marker Studies 12. Disease Diagnostics 13. Genetic Engineering 14. Identification of Adulterants 15. Future Prospects 16. References Chapter 07 Vegetable Science by P. Hazra, A. Chattopadhyay, U.Thapa, M.K. Pandit and S. Dutta 1. Vegetables for Nutritional and Health Security 2. Status of Vegetable Production 3. Classification of Vegetable Crops 4. Influence of Environment on Vegetable Production 5. Management of Seedlings in Nursery 6. Vegetable Based Cropping System 7. Water Management 8. Plant Nutrients and Integrated Nutrients Management 9. Micro-Irrigation and Fertigation 10. Pollination Management 11. Integrated Pest Management 12. Biological Management of Diseases 13. Mechanisms of Biocontrol 14. Weed Management 15. Management of Vegetable Crops Under Polyhouse 16. Post Harvest Handling and Storage of Vegetables 17. Export Trade of Vegetables in India 18. Seed Technology 1 Printed Pages: 1128. Seller Inventory # 90299

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