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Greenhouse Technology and Management

K Radha Manohar and C Igathinathane

ISBN 10: 8178001365 / ISBN 13: 9788178001364
Published by BS Pub, 2013
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Contents: Preface to second edition. Preface to first edition. List of abbreviations. 1. Introduction. 2. Classification of greenhouses. 3. Plant response to greenhouse environment. 4. Environmental control inside greenhouse. 5. Greenhouse ventilation and computerised control systems. 6. Planning of greenhouse facility. 7. Greenhouse construction materials. 8. Greenhouse covering materials. 9. Construction of typical greenhouses. 10. Construction of low cost wooden framed plastic film greenhouses. 11. Greenhouse cooling. 12. Greenhouse heating. 13. Environmental requirement of crops and pest control. 14. Greenhouse irrigation systems. 15. Greenhouse utilisation in off-season. 16. Simplified protected agriculture techniques - plastic mulches. 17. Simplified protected agriculture techniques-row covers. 18. Advanced protected agriculture systems-liquid hydroponics. 19. Advanced protected agriculture systems - aggregate hydroponics. 20. Economics of greenhouse production. Bibliography. Index. "The need to protect the crops against unfavourable environmental conditions led to the development of protected agriculture. Greenhouse technology is the most practical method of achieving these objectives. The subject is a conglomeration of various disciplines of agriculture, combined with the knowledge of basic sciences and engineering. This book covers all the aspects of designing, operation and economics of Greenhouses. Features: Comprehensive coverage of all aspects of planning, construction and designing of different types of Greenhouses. Each chapter is augmented with numerical examples with solutions and review questions.Additional chapters on protected agricultural techniques are covered along with economics of Greenhouses.". Bookseller Inventory # 63062

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Title: Greenhouse Technology and Management

Publisher: BS Pub

Publication Date: 2013

Binding: Hardcover

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