A Tryst with Mango: Retrospect, Aspects, Prospects
Prakash, Om & Khan, R.M.
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Book ID : 29521
ISBN-10 : 81-7648-912-3 / 8176489123
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Language : English
366p., Index, 23 cm.
CONTENTS:- Foreword; Preface; Introduction; I: 1. Mango through the ages; 2. Mango diplomacy and other socio-cultural fancies; II: 3. Pesticides residue/pollutant; 4. Export; III: 5. Production constraints; IV: 6. Research - challenges/effort; 7. Govt. effort to raise cultivation/production; 8. Setting up the centre, seminar/Symposia; V: 9. Extension/trainings/visits;
Mango -- has been mesmerising the populace since long. Every segment of the society irrespective of the temporal and territorial boundaries has contributed immensely towards the spread, cultivation and improvement of this fruit. Perhaps no other fruit has appropriated the enormous care and praise like mango. The present book -- a compilation of press gleanings spanning a period of thirty years, besides an introductory note provides a panoramic view pertaining to its importance in socio-religious and socio-cultural milieu of our country, its spread to different regions, the patronage bestowed by the royals, aristocracy, men of letters etc. the press gleanings off an interesting account in respect of the variety of problems related to its cultivation and the matching efforts of various governmental agencies to offer the viable solutions to the problems encountered in its cultivation. The book besides having an archival significance would serve as ready reckoner for the orchardist, researchers and planners.