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Basics of Horticulture

K.V. Peter

ISBN 10: 8189422553 / ISBN 13: 9788189422554
Published by New India Publishing Agency, 2009
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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. Contents Chapter 01: Apomixis in plants Chapter 02: Polyembryony and its prevalence in horticultural crops Chapter 03: Male sterility and incompatibility in selected vegetable crops Chapter 04: Climate change and horticulture Chapter 05: Biotechnology research on spices Chapter 06: Vegetable science Chapter 07: Biocontrol in vegetables Chapter 08: Tropical and sub-tropical fruits Chapter 09: Horticultural crops and pests management Chapter 10: Management of nematodes in horticultural crops Chapter 11: Postharvest management of fruits and vegetables Chapter 12: Preservation of fruits and vegetables Chapter 13: Marketing of fresh fruits and vegetables Chapter 14: Mechanization in plantation crops Chapter 15: Glossary of selected horticultural terms Chapter 16: Appendix I-VIII Printed Pages: 762. Bookseller Inventory # 65437

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Title: Basics of Horticulture

Publisher: New India Publishing Agency

Publication Date: 2009

Binding: Softcover

Book Condition:New

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