Vrikshayurvedic Farming: The Traditional Indian Agricuture
Swaminathan, C. & Nandhakumar, M.R.
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Book ID : 43169
ISBN-10 : 93-5124-735-X / 935124735X
ISBN-13 : 978-93-5124-735-7 / 9789351247357
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Edition : (First Edition)
Language : English
xiv, 294p., Index, 23 cm.
CONTENTS:- 1. Introduction, Meaning and History. 2. Heritage of Indian System of Agriculture. 3. Indigenous Technical Knowledge in Farming. 4. Vrikshayurveda Farming: A Revisit and Review. 5. Physiological Parameters. 6. Allelopathy and Weed Management. 7. Quality Analysis. 8. Secondary Metabolites of Plant Origin. 9. Seed Fortification and Germination of Seed. 10. Soil Fertility and Nutrient Management. 11. Soil Microbial Studies. 12. Plant Extracts for Pest and Disease Management. 13. Yield and Yield Parameters. 14. Vrikshyurveda Farming Protocols for in Crops. 15. Description of Trees Used for Vrikshayurvedic Farming. 16. Healthy Foods for Happy Living.
The book contains 16 chapters beginning with Introduction, meaning, history of Vrikshayurveda, heritage of Indian system of agriculture and Indigenous Technical Knowledge. Subsequently a review article on Vrikshyurveda farming is presented in length. The crop quality aspects like physiological parameters, food grain quality, healthy foods for happy living are nicely discussed. The crop production and management aspects viz., weed management, seed fortification and seed germination, soil fertility & nutrient management, Soil microbial studies, plant extracts for pest and disease management, yield and yield parameters are discussed based on the practical nowledhe gained. A chapter on vrikshyurvedic farming protocols for in crops is interesting for follow up action. Other two chapters on secondary metabolites of plant origin based on the literatures and reference materials and on trees and plants used in vrikshayurvedic farming are neatly presented.