Textbook of Plant Propagation and Nursery Management
Sharma, R.R. & Hare Krishna
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Book ID : 42498
ISBN-10 : 81-8189-198-8 / 8181891988
ISBN-13 : 978-81-8189-198-3 / 9788181891983
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Edition : (First Edition)
Language : English
194p., Bib., 25 cm.
CONTENTS:- • Introduction • Sexual Propagation • Vegetative Propagation • Selection and Management of a Clone • Propagation by Cuttings: Principles and Practices • Propagation by Grafting: Principles and Practices • Propagation by Budding: Principles and Practices • Stionic Relationship • Propagation by layering: Principles and Practices • Propagation by Specialized Vegetative Structures • In Vitro Plant propagation: Principles and Practices • Nursery Establishment and Management • Media and Mixes for Propagation • Structures Used in Plant Propagation • Tools, Equipments and Accessories • Formulations of Growth Regulators (Powders, Solutions and Pastes) • Bibliography • Model Question paper & Objective Type Questions
The Developments made in Horticulture in previous decades have now placed the country as the 2nd largest producers of fruits and vegetables in the world. Besides, we are the leading producers of many spices and plantation crops there is a need to improve the return output from the existing covered areas. This book deals in a comprehensive manner with various such techniques to improve return on output as well as highlights the challenges faced by the Horticulture Industry. The Present book is written keeping in mind a uniform syllabus prepared by ICAR for undergraduate students. Besides dealing with principles and practices of propagation and nursery management, this book contains a model question bank comprising short notes, multiple choice questions; fill in the blanks and true and false statements. This would help them in writing competitve exams such as ICAR's JRF for post graduation. This book will also serve the purpose of nurserymen, amateur gardeners and even post graduate students due to its well fabricated content.