Diseases of Horticultural Crops Identification and Management: With Colour Illustrations

by Sanjeev Kumar
ISBN: 9789383305643 | Binding: Hardback | Pages: 294 | Language: English | Year of Publishing: 2015
Length: 152 mm | Breadth: 22.1 mm | Height: 229 mm
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The book has been written as book for Undergraduate as well as Post Graduate students covering major aspect of horticultural diseases.

Sanjeev Kumar is Assistant Professor/Scientist, Department of Plant Pathology, Jawaharlal Nehru Krishi Vishwavidyalaya, Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh. He is very sincere and hard working teacher. He has taught many undergraduate, postgraduate and Ph.D courses with great dedication to the great satisfaction of the students and actively involved in all teaching activities. Dr. Kumar has guided 20 M.Sc and 1 Ph.D student and has been actively involved in his research and extension activities too. As a researcher, he has been associated with 8 major research projects sponsored by ICAR, NATP,TSP and JICA, Japan. He has published 68 research and reviews papers, 25 book chapters, 105 popular articles, 1 research bulletin and 3 technical folders. He is an active member of over six National and International Societies. He is the fellow member of Indian Phytopathological Society, IARI New Delhi, Indian Society of Mycology and Plant Pathology, Udaipur, Rajasthan and Society of Biocontrol Advancement, Banguluru. He has attended many conferences, symposia, workshops and presented papers. He has also attended the World Soybean Research Conference held in Durban, South Africa.

Dr. Kumar has authored seven books entitled Plant Pathogens & Principles of Plant Pathology, Diseases of Horticultural Crops: Identification & Management, Diseases of Field Crops and their Integrated Management, Pesticides and Plant Protection Appliances and Diseases of Field & Horticultural Crops & Their Management-II Fundamentals of Plant Pathology published by New India Publishing Agency, New Delhi and three practical manuals. His research interests include pulse pathology and biological control.

01 Diseases of fruit crops like mango, banana, grapes, citrus, guava, papaya, apple, custard apple, sapota. 02 Diseases of plantation Crops like coconut, coffee, tea, betelvine. 03 Diseases of vegetable crops like potato, tomato, brinjal, chilli, bhendi, crucifers, cucurbits, onion & garlic, pea, beans, ginger. 04 Diseases of flower crops like rose, chrysanthemum, jasmine and crossanda 05 Each has further be divided into sub-heads such as introduction and economic importance, symptoms on different parts, causal organism, disease cycle, favorable conditions 06 Symptoms of important diseases have been illustrated with coloured photographs which will help in their correct and easy diagnosis. 07 Management practices including, cultural, physical, biological, host resistance leading to integrated disease management. 

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