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Peter, K V ed

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Plath, Sylvia; Steinberg, Peter K., ed.; Kukil, Karen V., ed.

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ISBN 10: 0571328997 ISBN 13: 9780571328994

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About this Item: Faber and Faber, U.S.A., 2017. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. text clean and unmarked. binding tight. red cloth boards have very light wear--a small dent on bottom rear cover. foredge, head and foot of book have very light soiling. dust jacket covered in mylar has very light wear along edges and at corners. Seller Inventory # 5006528

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K V Peter (ed.)

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About this Item: Daya Publishing House, New Delhi, India, 2008. Hardcover. Condition: New. Dust Jacket Condition: New. First Edition. A continuation of Volume 1, Biodiversity in Horticultural Crops, Volume 2 elaborates centres of origin, distribution, uses, description and about all crops based systematies of amaranths, drumstick, radishes, tropical cauliflower, jack fruit, grapes, cocoa, tamarind, Indian gooseberry, orchids and temple trees. Three exclusive chapters on centres of origin and diversity of horticultural crops, convention on biodiversity and sacred groves for biodiversity conservation makes Volume 2 unique and distinct knowledge on origin has become focused in Geographical Indications and Intellectual Property Rights (GI and IPR) regimes giving right to communities for the uses of plants and traditional knowledge (TK). In the Post Convention of Biodiversity (CBD) are ownership of Genetic Verified existing in places of origin shifted from global right to sovereign right of that country. The CBD was signed by 189 nations at the Earth Summit in Brazil on 5th July, 1992 and commonto zones on 29th December, 1993. In 2002, two conferences of the Parties of the Convention on Biological Biodiversity (COPCBO) adopted the target to achieves a significant reduction on the current rates of biodiversity loss at the global, regional and national level as a centrifugation to poverty alleviation and to the fit of all life on earth by 2010. The present volume carries 14 chapters contributed by 32 working scientist from 14 States Agricultural Universities and Central Research Institutes. Printed pages: 339 with color plates, figures, tables and indexes. Size: 19 x 25 Cm. Seller Inventory # 037057

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K V Peter (ed.)

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ISBN 10: 8170356725 ISBN 13: 9788170356721

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About this Item: Daya Publishing House, New Delhi, India, 2011. Hardcover. Condition: New. Dust Jacket Condition: New. First Edition. The UN is celebrating 2010 as International Year of Biodiversity and the theme is "Biodiversity is life; Biodiversity is our life". The 3rd Vol. of Biodiversity in Horticultural Crops published in 2010 highlights biodiversity of potential and future crops for livelihood and nutritional security. Fourteen crops including three vegetables, six fruit crops, three ornamentals, one spice and one medicinal plant Bombara Groundnut-uncommon to Asian readers but common in South Africa are elucidated by 28 eminent scientists from four countries including India. Cucurbits like ashgourd, satputia and watermelon find special attention in this volume for their importance in high content of fibre and captive water so important in health and wealth. Cranberry is getting attention for its rich content of Vitamin C and minerals. Jamun is popularized for its hypoglycaemic property. Value added products from Jamun are capturing urban markets. Litchi and mangoes are sub-tropical fruits of economic importance to India. National Research Centre on Litchi at Bihar and Central Institute for Sub-Tropical Horticulture at UP are established to conduct research on litchi and mangoes respectively and are the ex situ gene depositories. Noni is a wonder plant of present and future. It's fruits contain more than 160 neutraceuticals, antioxidants, micro-nutrients and is called the fruit of the millennium. Andaman and Nicobar Islands possess considerable variability and also species. Pomegranate is both a fruit and spice. Medicinal value of pomegranate is mentioned in Charaka Samhita. Heliconia, marigold and zinnia are ornamentals with potential as cutflowers and as sources of pigments and lipids. Byadgi chilli is low pungent and a high colour speciality spice very localized in Karnataka. It has prospect to replace Paprikas of Spain for international trade. Bambara ground nut is a common legume cum medicinal plant in South Africa. During drought and related national calamities, bombara ground nut is the main source of protein and energy. Venter, Heever and Swanevelder from South Africa contributed the chapter on Bombara groundnut. Printed Pages: 360 with color plates, tables, figures and indexes. Size: 19 x 25 Cm. Seller Inventory # 036913

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S. Rajan B.L. Markose (Authors) & K.V. Peter (Ed.)

Published by New India Publishing Agency (2007)

ISBN 10: 8189422480 ISBN 13: 9788189422486

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About this Item: New India Publishing Agency, 2007. Hardcover. Condition: New. The book focuses on conventional and recent propagation techniques delving upon crop-wise depictions of different propagation methods in horticultural crops. Adequate insight is given to crop botany, ecology and economic importance of important fruit crops, vegetables, plantation crops and spices. The content of the book undoubtedly will provide a good guidance to students of Agriculture and Botany, Nurserymen and Agricultural Extension workers. Contents Chapter 1: Tropical Fruits Chapter 2: Sub-Tropical Fruits Chapter 3: Tropical Vegetable Chapter 4: Temperate Vegetables Chapter 5: Plantation Crops Chapter 6: Spice Crops References Index Printed Pages: 264. Seller Inventory # 68849

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S. Rajan B.L. Markose (Authors) & K.V. Peter (Ed.)

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About this Item: New India Publishing Agency, 2007. Hardcover. Condition: New. The book focuses on conventional and recent propagation techniques delving upon crop-wise depictions of different propagation methods in horticultural crops. Adequate insight is given to crop botany, ecology and economic importance of important fruit crops, vegetables, plantation crops and spices. The content of the book undoubtedly will provide a good guidance to students of Agriculture and Botany, Nurserymen and Agricultural Extension workers. Contents Chapter 1: Tropical Fruits Chapter 2: Sub-Tropical Fruits Chapter 3: Tropical Vegetable Chapter 4: Temperate Vegetables Chapter 5: Plantation Crops Chapter 6: Spice Crops References Index Printed Pages: 264. Seller Inventory # 68849

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P.K. Valsalakumari, P.K. Rajeevan, P.K. Sudhadevi, C.K. Geetha (Authors) & K.V. Peter (Ed.)

Published by New India Publishing Agency (2008)

ISBN 10: 8189422502 ISBN 13: 9788189422509

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About this Item: New India Publishing Agency, 2008. Hardcover. Condition: New. Nature has gifted man with trees for his sustainable livelihood. Trees are an integral part of any landscape. Apart from beautifying our surroundings, trees are used functionally to improve the quality of environment particularly in urban areas, where the environment is degrading at a faster rate. The significance of growing trees is widely understood in recent days. The book on `Flowering Trees` begins with describing India`s heritage in growing trees, the spiritual and religious significance of trees and role of trees in indigenous landscaping and sacred groves, where their main function is conservation of biodiversity. The functional values of trees in modern landscaping such as to reduce glare, climate modification, pollution control, their ecological value and various uses for aesthetic purposes are dealt with in detail in this book. Avenue planting is also described in detail. Principles and designs for planting trees, methods of planting, cultural practices, pruning, problems in tree growing and various methods to overcome them are also described. The psychological effects of plants on human beings and the astrological significance of trees are discussed in this book. The book includes detailed descriptions of ornamental, economic and medicinal trees. Separate chapters on trees for Bonsai and renewable energy are also included in this book. Contents Chapter 01: India`s heritage of ornamental trees Chapter 02: Spiritual and religious significance of trees Chapter 03: Trees in indigenous landscaping - historical background Chapter 04: Functional and aesthetic values of trees Chapter 05: Avenue planting Chapter Chapter 06: Trees capes - an eco-friendly approach Chapter 07: Planting, care and management of ornamental trees Chapter 08: Description of trees for landscaping Chapter 09: Trees for Bonsai Chapter 10: Trees for renewable energy Chapter 11: Trees in Astrology Printed Pages: 312. Seller Inventory # 68840

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T. Radha, L. Mathew (Authors) & K.V. Peter (Ed.)

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ISBN 10: 8189422464 ISBN 13: 9788189422462

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About this Item: New India Publishing Agency, 2007. Hardcover. Condition: New. The book is a comprehensive and need oriented volume encompassing the latest and balanced information about various aspects of fruit culture (tropical & subtropical). Following is a sampling of topics covered. Introductory chapter on Fruit Industry deals briefly with production statistics, social, nutritive and industrial relevance and importance of fruit production. Second chapter provides a complete overview of all principles and practices associated with Orchard planning, Layout and Management in a very abridged manner. The third chapter on Classification of fruit crops includes botanical, horticultural and environmental grouping in a very precise but meaningful manner. Following chapters give a detailed account on different aspects including origin, distribution, botany & varieties, classification, climate & soil requirements, propagation, cultivation methods, flowering, harvesting, post harvest methods and crop protection of different fruit crops coming under each group such as tropical, subtropical and arid & semi-arid fruits. Chapter IV is on tropical fruits - Banana, Guava, Mangosteen, Papaya Pineapple and Sapota. Chapter V is on ten major subtropical fruits Avocado, Citrus, Grapes, Litchi, Loquat, Mango, Olive, Passion fruit, Persimmon and Pomegranate. Chapter VI contains details of eight major arid & semi-arid fruit crops namely, Aonla, Ber, Custard apple, Date, Fig, Jack, Jamun and Phalsa. Apart from these major fruit crops, Chapter VII gives a brief but comprehensive account on a large number of under and un - exploited fruit crops of tropical and subtropical parts of the world. This chapter gives details of well-known minor fruits and a list of other very less known fruit species, which can be made the subject of detailed study for further utilization and information generation. Information provided in this compilation will be of use to students, teachers, scientists, extension workers, orchardists and others interested in fruit culture. Contents Chapter 1: Fruit Industry- An Introduction Chapter 2: Orchard Planning, Layout and Management Chapter 3: Classification of Fruit Crops Chapter 4: Tropical Fruits Chapter 5: Sub-Tropical Fruits Chapter 6: Arid and Semi-arid Fruits Chapter 7: Under and Unutilized Fruits of Tropics and Sub-Tropics References Index Printed Pages: 444. Seller Inventory # 68842

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Alice Kurian, M. Asha Sankar (Authors) & K.V. Peter (Ed.)

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ISBN 10: 8189422421 ISBN 13: 9788189422424

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About this Item: New India Publishing Agency, 2007. Hardcover. Condition: New. Medicinal plant cultivation has received an impetus in the recent years due to revival of interest in herbal medicines necessitating authoritative information on cultivation and utilization of this valuable flora. The book on Medicinal Plants includes information on current status of medicinal plants, their phytochemistry, quality control, good agricultural practices and good manufacturing practices in medicinal plants and information on commercially grown medicinal plants and those important in trade. Details on botany, crop improvement, crop protection, crop production, post harvest handling, chemical composition, chemical analyses and uses of commercially grown crops are also included. The book which is a systematic compilation of available information on promising 65 medicinal species helps in providing specific information on the cultivation and utilization of these crops to farmers, academicians, students and related user industries. This documented information also serves to give an insight to the major research lacunae and formulate appropriate research strategies in these crops. Contents Chapter 1: Introduction Chapter 2: Phytochemistry and Phytochemical Analyses Chapter 3: Drug Development and Quality Control of Herbal Drugs Chapter 4: Good Agricultural Practices and Good Manufacturing Practices Chapter 5: Commercially Grown Medicinal Crops Chapter 6: Other Important Medicinal Plants in Trade References Index Printed Pages: 374. Seller Inventory # 68845

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K.P. Sudheer, V. Indira (Authors) & K.V. Peter (Ed.)

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ISBN 10: 818942243X ISBN 13: 9788189422431

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About this Item: New India Publishing Agency, 2007. Hardcover. Condition: New. The book post harvest technology assumes great attention during recent years since preservation of agricultural produce is a basic necessity to sustain agricultural production. It helps to add value of produce, thus having great scope for employment generation at the production catchments. In this book, the authors have attempted to consolidate different methods of post harvest technology of fruits and vegetables focusing on recent advances. This book will benefit both practicing food technologist/post harvest technologist who are searching for answers to critical technical questions of post harvest technology. Further, it will be useful to agricultural engineers, food processors, food scientist ,researchers and progressive farmers and tom those who are working in relevant fields. it is intended to fill a gap in presently available post harvest technology literature. Contents Preface Chapter 1. Introduction Chapter 2. Structure and composition of fruits and vegetables Chapter 3. Maturity and harvesting of fruits and vegetables Chapter 4. Packinghouse unit operations Chapter 5. Storage and ripening of fruits and vegetables Chapter 6. Processing of fruits and vegetables Chapter 7. Dehydration of fruits and vegetables Chapter 8. Cold preservation: Chilling and freezing Chapter 9. Processed fruit and vegetable products Chapter 10. Fermentation and fermented products Chapter 11. Minimal processing of fruits & vegetables Chapter 12. Packaging and packaging materials Chapter 13. Transportation of fruits and vegetables Chapter 14. Quality of fresh and processed products Appendix References Glossary Index Printed Pages: 320. Seller Inventory # 68847

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T.R. Gopalakrishnan (Author) & K.V. Peter (Ed.)

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ISBN 10: 8189422413 ISBN 13: 9788189422417

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About this Item: New India Publishing Agency, 2007. Hardcover. Condition: New. The book contains latest information on varieties and scientific crop production practices of more than 70 vegetables right from nursery to marketing. In addition to crop improvement, crop production and protection of individual vegetables, the basic principles of vegetable production, systems of classification, special systems of vegetables production including high-tech production, organic farming, hydroponics, biofertilizers are also dealt in this book. The book is oriented for undergraduate programme in agriculture and horticulture and gives a comprehensive picture on the production scenario of vegetables in the country. The students, teachers, researchers and other interested in the field of vegetable production and breeding will be immensely benefited. Contents Chapter 1: Introduction Chapter 2: Classification Chapter 3: Principles Chapter 4: Anihari Chapter 5: Solanaceous vegetables Chapter 6: Brinjal Chapter 7: Chilli Chapter 8: Tomato Chapter 9: Cucurbits Chapter 10: Okra Chapter 11: Legume vegetables Chapter 12: Cole crops Chapter 13: Bulb crops Chapter 14: Root crops Chapter 15: Potato Chapter 16: Tuber crops Chapter 17: Leaf vegetables Chapter 18: Salad vegetables Chapter 19: Perennial vegetables Bibliography Appendix Index Printed Pages: 360. Seller Inventory # 68851

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E.V. Nybe, N. Mini Raj (Authors) & K.V. Peter (Ed.)

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ISBN 10: 8189422448 ISBN 13: 9788189422448

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About this Item: New India Publishing Agency, 2007. Hardcover. Condition: New. This book "Spices" comprehends and provides latest information on economic importance, botany, chemical composition , crop improvement, agro-technology, post harvest technology and end uses of 52 spices identified by the spices board. The book is organized into 6 chapters. The authors with their vast experience in tropical spices have brought their scientific as well as practical experience in collecting and presenting the information concisely. Although the book is a sublimate of the Indian expertise in spices, the contents are very useful and relevant internationally. the book is targeted to the students and researchers in the area of horticulture, agriculture, industry people, exporters processors and end users. Contents Chapter 1. Introduction Chapter 2. Major spices Chapter 3. Tree spices Chapter 4. Seed spices Chapter 5. Herbal spices Chapter 6. Other spices References Index Printed Pages: 328. Seller Inventory # 68854

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Peter, K V (ed)

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P.K. Valsalakumari, P.K. Rajeevan, P.K. Sudhadevi, C.K. Geetha (Authors) & K.V. Peter (Ed.)

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About this Item: New India Publishing Agency, 2008. Hardcover. Condition: New. Nature has gifted man with trees for his sustainable livelihood. Trees are an integral part of any landscape. Apart from beautifying our surroundings, trees are used functionally to improve the quality of environment particularly in urban areas, where the environment is degrading at a faster rate. The significance of growing trees is widely understood in recent days. The book on `Flowering Trees` begins with describing India`s heritage in growing trees, the spiritual and religious significance of trees and role of trees in indigenous landscaping and sacred groves, where their main function is conservation of biodiversity. The functional values of trees in modern landscaping such as to reduce glare, climate modification, pollution control, their ecological value and various uses for aesthetic purposes are dealt with in detail in this book. Avenue planting is also described in detail. Principles and designs for planting trees, methods of planting, cultural practices, pruning, problems in tree growing and various methods to overcome them are also described. The psychological effects of plants on human beings and the astrological significance of trees are discussed in this book. The book includes detailed descriptions of ornamental, economic and medicinal trees. Separate chapters on trees for Bonsai and renewable energy are also included in this book. Contents Chapter 01: India`s heritage of ornamental trees Chapter 02: Spiritual and religious significance of trees Chapter 03: Trees in indigenous landscaping - historical background Chapter 04: Functional and aesthetic values of trees Chapter 05: Avenue planting Chapter Chapter 06: Trees capes - an eco-friendly approach Chapter 07: Planting, care and management of ornamental trees Chapter 08: Description of trees for landscaping Chapter 09: Trees for Bonsai Chapter 10: Trees for renewable energy Chapter 11: Trees in Astrology Printed Pages: 312. Seller Inventory # 68840

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T. Radha, L. Mathew (Authors) & K.V. Peter (Ed.)

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About this Item: New India Publishing Agency, 2007. Hardcover. Condition: New. The book is a comprehensive and need oriented volume encompassing the latest and balanced information about various aspects of fruit culture (tropical & subtropical). Following is a sampling of topics covered. Introductory chapter on Fruit Industry deals briefly with production statistics, social, nutritive and industrial relevance and importance of fruit production. Second chapter provides a complete overview of all principles and practices associated with Orchard planning, Layout and Management in a very abridged manner. The third chapter on Classification of fruit crops includes botanical, horticultural and environmental grouping in a very precise but meaningful manner. Following chapters give a detailed account on different aspects including origin, distribution, botany & varieties, classification, climate & soil requirements, propagation, cultivation methods, flowering, harvesting, post harvest methods and crop protection of different fruit crops coming under each group such as tropical, subtropical and arid & semi-arid fruits. Chapter IV is on tropical fruits - Banana, Guava, Mangosteen, Papaya Pineapple and Sapota. Chapter V is on ten major subtropical fruits Avocado, Citrus, Grapes, Litchi, Loquat, Mango, Olive, Passion fruit, Persimmon and Pomegranate. Chapter VI contains details of eight major arid & semi-arid fruit crops namely, Aonla, Ber, Custard apple, Date, Fig, Jack, Jamun and Phalsa. Apart from these major fruit crops, Chapter VII gives a brief but comprehensive account on a large number of under and un - exploited fruit crops of tropical and subtropical parts of the world. This chapter gives details of well-known minor fruits and a list of other very less known fruit species, which can be made the subject of detailed study for further utilization and information generation. Information provided in this compilation will be of use to students, teachers, scientists, extension workers, orchardists and others interested in fruit culture. Contents Chapter 1: Fruit Industry- An Introduction Chapter 2: Orchard Planning, Layout and Management Chapter 3: Classification of Fruit Crops Chapter 4: Tropical Fruits Chapter 5: Sub-Tropical Fruits Chapter 6: Arid and Semi-arid Fruits Chapter 7: Under and Unutilized Fruits of Tropics and Sub-Tropics References Index Printed Pages: 444. Seller Inventory # 68842

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Alice Kurian, M. Asha Sankar (Authors) & K.V. Peter (Ed.)

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About this Item: New India Publishing Agency, 2007. Hardcover. Condition: New. Medicinal plant cultivation has received an impetus in the recent years due to revival of interest in herbal medicines necessitating authoritative information on cultivation and utilization of this valuable flora. The book on Medicinal Plants includes information on current status of medicinal plants, their phytochemistry, quality control, good agricultural practices and good manufacturing practices in medicinal plants and information on commercially grown medicinal plants and those important in trade. Details on botany, crop improvement, crop protection, crop production, post harvest handling, chemical composition, chemical analyses and uses of commercially grown crops are also included. The book which is a systematic compilation of available information on promising 65 medicinal species helps in providing specific information on the cultivation and utilization of these crops to farmers, academicians, students and related user industries. This documented information also serves to give an insight to the major research lacunae and formulate appropriate research strategies in these crops. Contents Chapter 1: Introduction Chapter 2: Phytochemistry and Phytochemical Analyses Chapter 3: Drug Development and Quality Control of Herbal Drugs Chapter 4: Good Agricultural Practices and Good Manufacturing Practices Chapter 5: Commercially Grown Medicinal Crops Chapter 6: Other Important Medicinal Plants in Trade References Index Printed Pages: 374. Seller Inventory # 68845

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K.P. Sudheer, V. Indira (Authors) & K.V. Peter (Ed.)

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About this Item: New India Publishing Agency, 2007. Hardcover. Condition: New. The book post harvest technology assumes great attention during recent years since preservation of agricultural produce is a basic necessity to sustain agricultural production. It helps to add value of produce, thus having great scope for employment generation at the production catchments. In this book, the authors have attempted to consolidate different methods of post harvest technology of fruits and vegetables focusing on recent advances. This book will benefit both practicing food technologist/post harvest technologist who are searching for answers to critical technical questions of post harvest technology. Further, it will be useful to agricultural engineers, food processors, food scientist ,researchers and progressive farmers and tom those who are working in relevant fields. it is intended to fill a gap in presently available post harvest technology literature. Contents Preface Chapter 1. Introduction Chapter 2. Structure and composition of fruits and vegetables Chapter 3. Maturity and harvesting of fruits and vegetables Chapter 4. Packinghouse unit operations Chapter 5. Storage and ripening of fruits and vegetables Chapter 6. Processing of fruits and vegetables Chapter 7. Dehydration of fruits and vegetables Chapter 8. Cold preservation: Chilling and freezing Chapter 9. Processed fruit and vegetable products Chapter 10. Fermentation and fermented products Chapter 11. Minimal processing of fruits & vegetables Chapter 12. Packaging and packaging materials Chapter 13. Transportation of fruits and vegetables Chapter 14. Quality of fresh and processed products Appendix References Glossary Index Printed Pages: 320. Seller Inventory # 68847

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T.R. Gopalakrishnan (Author) & K.V. Peter (Ed.)

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About this Item: New India Publishing Agency, 2007. Hardcover. Condition: New. The book contains latest information on varieties and scientific crop production practices of more than 70 vegetables right from nursery to marketing. In addition to crop improvement, crop production and protection of individual vegetables, the basic principles of vegetable production, systems of classification, special systems of vegetables production including high-tech production, organic farming, hydroponics, biofertilizers are also dealt in this book. The book is oriented for undergraduate programme in agriculture and horticulture and gives a comprehensive picture on the production scenario of vegetables in the country. The students, teachers, researchers and other interested in the field of vegetable production and breeding will be immensely benefited. Contents Chapter 1: Introduction Chapter 2: Classification Chapter 3: Principles Chapter 4: Anihari Chapter 5: Solanaceous vegetables Chapter 6: Brinjal Chapter 7: Chilli Chapter 8: Tomato Chapter 9: Cucurbits Chapter 10: Okra Chapter 11: Legume vegetables Chapter 12: Cole crops Chapter 13: Bulb crops Chapter 14: Root crops Chapter 15: Potato Chapter 16: Tuber crops Chapter 17: Leaf vegetables Chapter 18: Salad vegetables Chapter 19: Perennial vegetables Bibliography Appendix Index Printed Pages: 360. Seller Inventory # 68851

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E.V. Nybe, N. Mini Raj (Authors) & K.V. Peter (Ed.)

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About this Item: New India Publishing Agency, 2007. Hardcover. Condition: New. This book "Spices" comprehends and provides latest information on economic importance, botany, chemical composition , crop improvement, agro-technology, post harvest technology and end uses of 52 spices identified by the spices board. The book is organized into 6 chapters. The authors with their vast experience in tropical spices have brought their scientific as well as practical experience in collecting and presenting the information concisely. Although the book is a sublimate of the Indian expertise in spices, the contents are very useful and relevant internationally. the book is targeted to the students and researchers in the area of horticulture, agriculture, industry people, exporters processors and end users. Contents Chapter 1. Introduction Chapter 2. Major spices Chapter 3. Tree spices Chapter 4. Seed spices Chapter 5. Herbal spices Chapter 6. Other spices References Index Printed Pages: 328. Seller Inventory # 68854

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About this Item: New India Publishing Agency, 2007. Hardcover. Condition: New. The present book is the second volume in the series Underutilized and Underexploited Horticultural Crops edited by Prof. K.V.Peter. As in the 1st volume the present volume also covers 6 chapters on underexploited fruits, 5 on vegetables, 1 on tuber crops, 3 each on flowers and trees and 2 on spices. Dr. Bhuwon Sthapit, IPGRI, Malaysia contributes a chapter on In Situ Conservation of Horticultural Crops. Underutilized fruits of Andaman and Nicobar Islands are dealt with in detail by Dr. D.R. Singh, Giant Granadilla, Apricot, Low Chilling Peaches, Aonla and Ber are dealt by eminent scientists in respective crops. Dr. Umesh Srivastava, ICAR, New Delhi deals Genetic Resource Management in Cucurbits. Dr. Samadia from Central Institute of Arid Horticulture, Bikaner writes on Arid Vegetables. Dr. S.K. Pandey, Director, CPRI, Shimla elaborates Taxonomy of Temperate Underutilized Root and Tuber Crops. Underutilized flowers surrounding the homesteads are narrated by Dr. U. Sreelatha, Kerala Agricultural University. An overview on Liliums is given by Dr. K. Valliappan, Mahua, Chironji and Drumstick are the trees dealt with. Turmeric and Long Coriander are elucidated by Dr. A.M. Rao and Dr. P. Indira respectively. Contents Introduction General Chapter 1. In situ conservation of Horticultural Crops by Bhuwon Sthapit Underutilized Fruits Chapter 2.Underutilized fruit crops of Andaman and Nicobar Islands by D.R. Singh Chapter 3. Giant granadilla by T. Pradeepkumar Chapter 4. Apricot by Deepa Hansraj Dwivedi and Sanjay K Dwivedi Chapter 5. Low Chilling Peaches by Akath Singh, R. K. Patel, K. D. Babu and L. C. De Chapter 6. Germplasm Resources of Aonla (Emblica officinalis) by Arun Kumar Shukla, Dhurendra Singh and Anil Kumar Shukla Chapter 7. Ber by Anil Kumar Shukla, Arun Kumar Shukla, D. K. Sarolia and D. Singh Underutilized Vegetables Chapter 8. Genetic Resources Management in Cucurbits by Umesh Srivastava Chapter 9. Arid Vegetables by D. K. Samadia Chapter 10. Cucurbits by D.K. Singh Chapter 11. Alternanthera by P. Indira Chapter 12. Hibiscus and Abelmoschus species of Potential Uses by K. V. Suresh Babu Underutilized Root and Tuber Crops Chapter 13. Taxonomy of Temperate Underutilized Root and Tuber Crops by J. C. Rana, Pandey, S.K and Jaigopal Underutilized Flowers Chapter 14. Liliums in India- An Overview by K. Valliappan Chapter 15. Underexploited Flowers of our Surroundings by U. Sreelatha, Jyothi Bhaskar and Sobhana A. Underutilized Trees Chapter 16. Mahua by Sanjay Singh Chapter 17. Chironji by Sanjay Singh Chapter 18. Drumstick by Salikutty Joseph Underutilized Spices Chapter 19. Diversity in Turmeric (Curcuma longa L.) by A. Manohar Rao Chapter 20. Long Coriander (Eryngium foetidum L.) by P. Indira Printed Pages: 372. Seller Inventory # 65702

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About this Item: New India Publishing Agency, 2008. Hardcover. Condition: New. The book is a classic covering flowers used in decoration of houses, offices, restaurants, hospitals and private places of rest and relaxation. For nature lovers, it is a paradise of colours, forms and shapes. Fragrant flowers, flowers for bouquet making, flowers for essences and bonsai are narrated to the enchantment of students and scholars as well. There are 21 chapters dealing with general topics in flower trade, standards, markets and global demand and supply. The specific chapters deal elaborately anthuriums, carnations, china aster, chrysanthemums, gerbera, gladiolus, helicorneas, jasmine, marigold, orchids, roses and tube roses. An exhaustive chapter on new cut flowers narrates recent introductions .The Japanese Bonsai is dealt in exquisite style. Research and development in this sector are separately dealt with. Future prospects, trends and globalised flower marketing are written for use of floriculturists. Modern technology of protected growing of flowers is informative. All the flowers indicated in the book are presented in colour photograph forms as well. Contents Chapter 1 : Floriculture - Global and Domestic Scenario Chapter 2 : Protected Cultivation of Flowers for Trade Chapter 3 : Seed Production in Flower Crops Chapter 4 : Micropropagation of Orchids Chapter 5 : Post Harvest Technology of Cut Flowers Chapter 6 : Dry Flowers ? A Profitable Floriculture Industry Chapter 7 : Bonsai Chapter 8 : Anthurium Chapter 9 : Carnation Chapter 10 : China Aster Chapter 11 : Chrysanthemum Chapter 12 : Gerbera Chapter 13 : Gladiolus Chapter 14 : Heliconia Chapter 15 : Jasmine Chapter 16 : Marigold Chapter 17 : Orchids Chapter 18 : Rose Chapter 19 : Tuberose Chapter 20 : New Cut Flowers Chapter 21 : Role of National Agencies in Development of Floriculture References Colour Plate Section Index Printed Pages: 392. Seller Inventory # 68841

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M.S. Palinaswami (Author) & K.V. Peter (Ed.)

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About this Item: New India Publishing Agency, 2008. Hardcover. Condition: New. Tuber and root crops are the third important group of food crops after cereals and pulses, feeding about one fifth of the world population. With the burgeoning population coupled with limited land, water and other resources, the future beckons tuber and root crops in fulfilling the country?s food requirements. These crops have higher biological efficiency and greater adoption with profound production potential per unit area per unit time. Tuber and root crops are well known from time immemorial as nature?s energy bank and famine savior. This book is conceived to have an updated version on the tuber and root crops especially in the Indian context, including information on the history, biodiversity, geographical distribution, botany, neutraceutical and pharmaceutical values, new varieties, production technologies, IPM strategies, starches, post harvest technologies and value added products, bio-processing, biotechnology, ITK and future thrusts. Various aspects of cassava, sweet potato, elephant foot yam, taro, yams, coleus, yam bean and arrow root are elucidated in 17 chapters and appendices. This book will be of immense use to the policy makers, scientists, post graduate and under graduate students and officials concerned with tuber and root crops research, development and extension. Contents Chapter 1 : Introduction by M.S. Palaniswami by Shirly Raichal Anil and K.V. Peter Chapter 2 : History, origin and geographical distribution by M.S. Palaniswami and Shirly Raichal Anil Chapter 3 : Botany, physiology and biodiversity by Shirly Raichal Anil and M.S. Palaniswami Chapter 4 : Biochemical constituents and nutraceutical and pharmaceutical benefits by M.S. Palaniswami and Shirly Raichal Anil Chapter 5 : Antinutritional factors by M.S. Palaniswami and Shirly Raichal Anil Chapter 6 : Improved varieties by M.S. Palaniswami, Shirly Raichal Anil and S. K. Naskar Chapter 7 : Agronomical and production technologies by M.S. Palaniswami, Shirly Raichal Anil and P.K. Singh Chapter 8 : Pest and disease management by M.S. Palaniswami and J. Tarafdar Chapter 9 : Tools and Equipments for Tuber Crops by S.K. Nanda Chapter 10 : Tuber and Root crops as food and feed in north Eastern region of India by M.Sankaran,A.Kumaresan, B.Santhosh and K.M.Bujarbaruah Chapter 11 : Tuber crops starches by S.N. Moorthy Chapter 12 : Post harvest Technologies and Utilization by S.K. Nanda Gerbera Chapter 13 : Tuber crops Biotechnology by M.N.Sheela and K.Rajmohan Chapter 14 : Bioprocessing of Root and Tuber crops by R C Ray and M S Palaniswami Chapter 15 : Indigenous Traditional Knowledge on Tuber Crops in India by M.S.Palaniswami, M.Sankaran, K.Dhinesh Babu and B.Santhosh Chapter 16 : Potentialities of tuber crops by George Thomas and K.V. Peter Chapter 17 : Future Thrusts by M.S. Palaniswami, Shirly Raichal Anil and K.V. Peter Suggested Readings Appendix Colour Plate Section Printed Pages: 510. Seller Inventory # 68857

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About this Item: New India Publishing Agency, 2007. Hardcover. Condition: New. Underutilized and underexploited horticultural Crops form an integral part of healthfood, greenparks, neutraceutical industry, home decorations, renewable sources of green energy and above all foodreserves during calamities. Leaf Vegetables like agathi, chekkurmanis, waterleaf, drumstick leaf, basella and colacasia leaf are rich in fibre, minerals and beta carotenes. Cucurbits like ashgourd, pointed gourd, ivy gourd, kekrol, snap melons and chow-chow are rich in Iron and amino acids. Fruits like karonda, aonla and cherries are highly nutritious and are suited to less moisture soils. Noni is a Fruit for health. Noni juice is recommended against diabetes, Obesity and sleeplessness. Among spices, longpepper, mint, celery, fenugreek and garcenia possess Medicinal properties. There are a Large number of underexploited medicinal Plants like Tulsi and peppermint with considerable economic value. Tuber crops like lesser yam, larger yam, yam bean and winged bean have high energy value. Underutilized crops in Tripura, Orissa and Kerala are specially mentioned. There is need to broaden the food basket with lesser known crops. There is a shift from Health Care to Wellness Industry. Prevention is always better than cure. The present volume deals with underexploited and underutilized horticultural crops in its totality. The contributors of each chapter are working Scientists in the specific crop. Printed Pages: 394. Seller Inventory # 68858

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About this Item: New India Publishing Agency, 2007. Hardcover. Condition: New. The present book is the second volume in the series Underutilized and Underexploited Horticultural Crops edited by Prof. K.V.Peter. As in the 1st volume the present volume also covers 6 chapters on underexploited fruits, 5 on vegetables, 1 on tuber crops, 3 each on flowers and trees and 2 on spices. Dr. Bhuwon Sthapit, IPGRI, Malaysia contributes a chapter on In Situ Conservation of Horticultural Crops. Underutilized fruits of Andaman and Nicobar Islands are dealt with in detail by Dr. D.R. Singh, Giant Granadilla, Apricot, Low Chilling Peaches, Aonla and Ber are dealt by eminent scientists in respective crops. Dr. Umesh Srivastava, ICAR, New Delhi deals Genetic Resource Management in Cucurbits. Dr. Samadia from Central Institute of Arid Horticulture, Bikaner writes on Arid Vegetables. Dr. S.K. Pandey, Director, CPRI, Shimla elaborates Taxonomy of Temperate Underutilized Root and Tuber Crops. Underutilized flowers surrounding the homesteads are narrated by Dr. U. Sreelatha, Kerala Agricultural University. An overview on Liliums is given by Dr. K. Valliappan, Mahua, Chironji and Drumstick are the trees dealt with. Turmeric and Long Coriander are elucidated by Dr. A.M. Rao and Dr. P. Indira respectively. Contents Introduction General Chapter 1. In situ conservation of Horticultural Crops by Bhuwon Sthapit Underutilized Fruits Chapter 2.Underutilized fruit crops of Andaman and Nicobar Islands by D.R. Singh Chapter 3. Giant granadilla by T. Pradeepkumar Chapter 4. Apricot by Deepa Hansraj Dwivedi and Sanjay K Dwivedi Chapter 5. Low Chilling Peaches by Akath Singh, R. K. Patel, K. D. Babu and L. C. De Chapter 6. Germplasm Resources of Aonla (Emblica officinalis) by Arun Kumar Shukla, Dhurendra Singh and Anil Kumar Shukla Chapter 7. Ber by Anil Kumar Shukla, Arun Kumar Shukla, D. K. Sarolia and D. Singh Underutilized Vegetables Chapter 8. Genetic Resources Management in Cucurbits by Umesh Srivastava Chapter 9. Arid Vegetables by D. K. Samadia Chapter 10. Cucurbits by D.K. Singh Chapter 11. Alternanthera by P. Indira Chapter 12. Hibiscus and Abelmoschus species of Potential Uses by K. V. Suresh Babu Underutilized Root and Tuber Crops Chapter 13. Taxonomy of Temperate Underutilized Root and Tuber Crops by J. C. Rana, Pandey, S.K and Jaigopal Underutilized Flowers Chapter 14. Liliums in India- An Overview by K. Valliappan Chapter 15. Underexploited Flowers of our Surroundings by U. Sreelatha, Jyothi Bhaskar and Sobhana A. Underutilized Trees Chapter 16. Mahua by Sanjay Singh Chapter 17. Chironji by Sanjay Singh Chapter 18. Drumstick by Salikutty Joseph Underutilized Spices Chapter 19. Diversity in Turmeric (Curcuma longa L.) by A. Manohar Rao Chapter 20. Long Coriander (Eryngium foetidum L.) by P. Indira Printed Pages: 372. Seller Inventory # 65702

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About this Item: New India Publishing Agency, 2008. Hardcover. Condition: New. Tuber and root crops are the third important group of food crops after cereals and pulses, feeding about one fifth of the world population. With the burgeoning population coupled with limited land, water and other resources, the future beckons tuber and root crops in fulfilling the countryâs food requirements. These crops have higher biological efficiency and greater adoption with profound production potential per unit area per unit time. Tuber and root crops are well known from time immemorial as natureâs energy bank and famine savior. This book is conceived to have an updated version on the tuber and root crops especially in the Indian context, including information on the history, biodiversity, geographical distribution, botany, neutraceutical and pharmaceutical values, new varieties, production technologies, IPM strategies, starches, post harvest technologies and value added products, bio-processing, biotechnology, ITK and future thrusts. Various aspects of cassava, sweet potato, elephant foot yam, taro, yams, coleus, yam bean and arrow root are elucidated in 17 chapters and appendices. This book will be of immense use to the policy makers, scientists, post graduate and under graduate students and officials concerned with tuber and root crops research, development and extension. Contents Chapter 1 : Introduction by M.S. Palaniswami by Shirly Raichal Anil and K.V. Peter Chapter 2 : History, origin and geographical distribution by M.S. Palaniswami and Shirly Raichal Anil Chapter 3 : Botany, physiology and biodiversity by Shirly Raichal Anil and M.S. Palaniswami Chapter 4 : Biochemical constituents and nutraceutical and pharmaceutical benefits by M.S. Palaniswami and Shirly Raichal Anil Chapter 5 : Antinutritional factors by M.S. Palaniswami and Shirly Raichal Anil Chapter 6 : Improved varieties by M.S. Palaniswami, Shirly Raichal Anil and S. K. Naskar Chapter 7 : Agronomical and production technologies by M.S. Palaniswami, Shirly Raichal Anil and P.K. Singh Chapter 8 : Pest and disease management by M.S. Palaniswami and J. Tarafdar Chapter 9 : Tools and Equipments for Tuber Crops by S.K. Nanda Chapter 10 : Tuber and Root crops as food and feed in north Eastern region of India by M.Sankaran,A.Kumaresan, B.Santhosh and K.M.Bujarbaruah Chapter 11 : Tuber crops starches by S.N. Moorthy Chapter 12 : Post harvest Technologies and Utilization by S.K. Nanda Gerbera Chapter 13 : Tuber crops Biotechnology by M.N.Sheela and K.Rajmohan Chapter 14 : Bioprocessing of Root and Tuber crops by R C Ray and M S Palaniswami Chapter 15 : Indigenous Traditional Knowledge on Tuber Crops in India by M.S.Palaniswami, M.Sankaran, K.Dhinesh Babu and B.Santhosh Chapter 16 : Potentialities of tuber crops by George Thomas and K.V. Peter Chapter 17 : Future Thrusts by M.S. Palaniswami, Shirly Raichal Anil and K.V. Peter Suggested Readings Appendix Colour Plate Section Printed Pages: 510. Seller Inventory # 68857

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