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Ornamental Crop Production Technology

Supriya Kumar Bhattacharjee

Published by Pointer, Jaipur, 2006
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Contents Preface. 1. Seed production in ornamental crops/R. Kumar and K.K. Dhatt. 2. F1 hybrid seed production in ornamental crops/S.P.S. Raghava and M.C. Singh. 3. Micropropagation of ornamental crops/A.K.A. Mandal P. Misra and S.K. Datta. 4. Micropropagation of orchids/S.P. Das and S.K. Bhattacharjee. 5. Greenhouses and glasshouses for ornamental crops under different climatic conditions/Pitam Chandra and M.J. Gupta. 6. Greenhouse design/A.S. Jadhav M.T. Patil and P.V. Patil. 7. Greenhouse cladding material shade nets and ventilation/A.S. Jadhav M.T. Patil and P.V. Patil. 8. Economics of polyhouse cultivation of cut rose for export/M. Sudha. 9. Insect pests of ornamental plants and their management/P. Karuppuchamy and S. Palaniswamy. 10. Diseases of ornamental plants and their management/Pratibha Sharma. 11. Nematode diseases of ornamentals and their management/M. Nagesh and T. Janakiram. 12. Weed management in ornamental crops/B.K. Dhaduk and N.Y. Wakchaure. 13. Phytosanitary requirements for import/export of floriculture products/planting material/O.R. Reddy. Index. Floriculture is a fast expanding dynamic industry. Production technology has advanced with the efficient use of plant resources such as water fertilizers pesticides and modification of microclimate that surrounds the plants as per need during various stages of growth development and flowering. Protected cultivation provides an excellent facility for controlled cultivation of high value crops. Hence polyhouses are made with all modern facilities including U.V. stabilized cladding film heating cooling humidification drip irrigation and fertigation systems. The structure and technology are however location and crop specific. Moreover with the adoption of improved production technologies a number of diseases pests and weeds affecting ornamental crops are becoming a serious handicap in their economic production. Indiscriminate application of pesticides has lead to pest resistance and resurgence as well as adverse effect on ornamental crops and also on flora and fauna in the ecosystem. In view of this an attempt has been made in this book to provide a wealth of fascinating information in 13 extensive review chapters like principles technology and methodology of F1 hybrid seed production micropropogation of ornamental crops mericloning of orchids greenhouses and glass houses design of green houses cladding material shade nets and ventilation economics of polyhouse cultivation insects pests diseases and nematodes of ornamental plants and their management weed management and phytosanitary requirements for import and export of floriculture products and planting material. This publication will be of immense value and serve the interests of scientists teachers students policy makers amateur and commercial flower growers. 344 pp. Bookseller Inventory # 60658

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Title: Ornamental Crop Production Technology

Publisher: Pointer, Jaipur

Publication Date: 2006

Binding: Hardbound

Book Condition:As New

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