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Greenhouse : Technology and Applications

Vilas M Salokhe and Ajay K Sharma

ISBN 10: 8183210570 / ISBN 13: 9788183210577
Published by Agrotech Pub, 2012
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Contents Preface. 1. Controlled environment agriculture an introduction. 2. Greenhouse concept and applications. 3. Constituents of greenhouse environment. 4. Classification of greenhouses. 5. Greenhouse construction. 6. Heating and cooling of greenhouses. 7. Root media. 8. Soil water plant relationships. 9. Instrumentation and automation for greenhouse. 10. Insects and diseases in greenhouse. 11. Nutrient management. Appendices. Bibliography. Index. The greenhouse cultivation is an agro system that presents important productive advantages in comparison with unprotected or open air cultivation. A greenhouse protects crops inside from extreme temperatures high winds heavy rains destructive storms and insects and diseases. The aim of this book is to provide in depth knowledge of the greenhouse technology and its applications to students and other readers about the greenhouse cultivation. The book explains about the rationale for the protected cultivation current practices and scope of this technology. The basic concepts details of constituents of greenhouse environment and their effects on crop growth details of various types of greenhouses and the circumstances in which they are used are enumerated. The design details the materials used for the constructions and their characteristics and the details of heating and cooling of the greenhouses are given. The root media soil water plant relationships various instrumentation and automations used in greenhouse cultivation the insects and pests of the crops commonly grown in greenhouses and important aspect of nutrient management for the greenhouse crops are discussed in the book. In addition to above a number of solved examples are included for the practices of the students. A number of figures and tables are included in every chapter for the easy understanding of the readers. 280 pp. Bookseller Inventory # 59529

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Title: Greenhouse : Technology and Applications

Publisher: Agrotech Pub

Publication Date: 2012

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:New

Dust Jacket Condition: New

Edition: 2nd Edition

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