The present book "Horticulture at a Glance" is a compilation of latest information which provides an overview of concise and point wise information on horticultural crops. This book covers all horticulture related disciplines which includes general horticulture, fruits science, plantation crops, vegetable science, floriculture, spices and condiments, medicinal and aromatic plants and postharvest technology. Most of the information is presented in tabular form in a comprehensive and lucid manner for easy understanding of the subject. Multiple choice questions, fill in the blanks and true or false type of questions embedded at the end of each chapter will enable the readers to update their knowledge quickly and understanding of the subject in depth. Horticultural related terminology has been given at the end for ready reference.
This book is designed to serve as a handy guide for students, teachers, researchers and amateurs engaged in Horticulture. This book will also serves as a guide to the students to test their knowledge in the field of horticulture as a whole. Special emphasis has been given to students appearing for various competitive examinations like post-graduate entrance examinations, SAUs Entrance, Ph.D., Junior Research Fellowship (JRF), Senior Research Fellowship (SRF), Agricultural Research Service (ARS), ICAR-National Eligibility Test (NET), SET, Civil Services, Agricultural Officers, Bank P.O. (Agriculture), ADO and Allied Agricultural Examinations conducted by different agencies.