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Mushroom Cultivation in India

B.C. Suman,V.P. Sharma

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ISBN 10: 817035479X / ISBN 13: 9788170354796
Published by Daya Publishing House, 2007
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It is generally realized that there is an acute shortage of literature on mushroom cultivation based on the requirements of the growers in our country. Therefore the present book has been written keeping those factors in view and the book shows a great variety of cheap and useless materials, eg agricultural, industrial and forest waste, that can be successfully used as media for growing the various edible mushrooms. The book emphasizes mainly on the applied (cultivation) aspect of edible mushroom and is intended for anyone who is interested in edible mushroom the experience mushroom specialists; seasonal commercial grower or simply layman. The aim or writing this book, is that it will encourage and stimulate further research on all aspect of edible mushroom with special attention directed towards discovering new edible species and improving both the quality the yield of existing ones. This would eventually lead to their mass production accompanied by reduction in cost, ultimately bringing this commodity with in the reach of common man.;;Contents;Chapter 1: Introduction; Chapter 2: Global Status of Mushroom Production; Chapter 3: Importance of Mushroom; Chapter 4: History of Mushroom Cultivation in India; Chapter 5: Food Value of Mushrooms; Chapter 6: Steps in Mushroom Growing; Selection of site and types of mushroom to be grown, Mushroom farm structure, design and layout, Principles and techniques of compost and composting, Principles and techniques of spawn production, Casing and crop production, Environmental crop management, Harvesting and marketing; Chapter 7: Cultivation Technology of Specialty Mushrooms;;Agaricus bitorquis, Pleurotus species, Paddy straw mushroom, Calocybe indica, Lentinula edodes, Flammulina velutipes, Agrocybe aegerita, Auricularia species; Chapter 8: Pests and Pathogens of Mushrooms; Chapter 9: Post Harvest Handling and Preservation of Mushrooms; Chapter 10: Mushroom Poisoning. Printed Pages: 187. Bookseller Inventory # 56865

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Title: Mushroom Cultivation in India

Publisher: Daya Publishing House

Publication Date: 2007

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:New

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