Tropical Fruits: Vol.02: Fruit Science Culture & Technology

edited by: J.S. Bal
ISBN: 9789386546210 | Binding: Hardback | Pages: 350 | Language: English | Year of Publishing: 2018
Length: 152 mm | Breadth: 26.4 mm | Height: 229 mm | Imprint: NIPA | Weight: 770 GMS
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The primary topics covered in this book pertain to the nutritional and cultural significance, origin, history, and distribution of fruit cultivation, as well as taxonomic and botanical description, climatic and soil adaptability, propagation technology and rootstocks, plant and fruit physiology, recommended and popular cultivars, and soil and plant cultural practices such as water and nutritional requirements, weed control, and intercropping. Additionally, the book covers plant cultural practices such as training and pruning, fruit thinning, fruit quality improvement, and the use of plant growth regulators. The book also addresses special problems in fruit cultivation, harvesting and production, post-harvest fruit technology, insect-pest and disease management, and marketing and export potential. The book is organized into three sections, with the first covering two leading sub-tropical fruits of the country, the second covering four, and the third covering six sub-tropical fruits in order of their importance. The book has been written by scientists working in various universities, institutions, and research stations, who have contributed their expertise in their respective areas of specialization. The book will be highly beneficial to graduate and post-graduate students in Fruit Science, fruit growers, scientists, and extension workers.

Section 1: Culture and Technology of Major Tropical Fruits 1. The Mango by V.K. Singh 2 . Banana by K. S. Gill and N. K. Arora 3. Guava by J.S. Bal 4. Papaya by S.K. Bhatia and R.B. Kumatkar 5. Pineapple P. P. Joy, T.A. Rashida Rajuva and R. Anjana Section 2: Culture and Technology of Common Tropical Fruits 6. Sapota Rajbir Singh Boora 7. Cashewnut by Adavi Rao Desai Section 3: Culture and Technology of Minor Tropical Fruits 8. Custard Apples by A.P. Gaikwad and S.R. Lohate 9. Jackfruit by P.M. Haldankar, Y.R. Parulekar, R.A. Patil and N.V. Dalvi

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