The present book has 17 chapters authored by 30 working scientist's covers basic and applied sciences of vegetables, fruits, flowers, spices and value added products. One of the rare books carrying detailed information not only production but also cover methods and management techniques on how to protect and ensure proper and nutritional growth of the horticultural crops.
1. Molecular Biology of Flowering in Plants by Deepu Mathew 2. Beneficial Endophytes in Horticultural Crops by Pious Thomas 3. Entomopathogenic Nematodes to Manage Insect Pests by Rajkumar and M Sujithra 4. Principles of Standardization and Certification by A. Govindan 5. Hydroponics for Enhanced Vegetable Production by M.A Deepa 6. Mechanization in Vegetable Farming by K.R.M. Swamy 7. Management of Major Pests and Diseases of Vegetables and Fruits: Progress in Using Plant-derived Products in India by R. T. Gahukar 8. Pesticide Residue Analysis in Vegetables by Gagan Jyot, Sanjay K Sahoo and Balwinder Singh 9. Soybean Based Food Products for Health and Wellness by S.D. Kulkarni 10. Production & Processing of Spices by Minoo Divakaran, Jayasree, K Nirmal Babu and K V Peter 11. Propagation Through Tissue Culture in Spice Crops by K.V. Peter and K. Nirmal Babu 12. Ultra High Density Planting (UHDP) in Mango: Standardization of Fertigation by Sandip Makhmale 13. Advances in Propagation of Orchids-Cymbidium by Rampal, M. Dayamma and D. R. Singh 14. Insect Pests of Orchids and Their Management by N. K. Meena and Rampal 15. Methylene-Cyclo-Propyl Glycine in Sapindaceae Family by S. Asthana, A. Tripathi, P.D. Dwivedi, A. Kumar and M. Das 16. Mango Malformation by K.Usha and Ashok Yadav 17. Development of Tomato Hybrids - Arka Samrat and Arka Rakshak with Triple Disease Resistance to ToLCV, Bacterial Wilt and Early Blight by A.T. Sadashiva, Peter Hanson, M. Krishna Reddy, K. Madhavi Reddy, C. Gopalakrishnan, Shankar Hebbar, K.V. Ravishankar, T.H. Singh and Girija Ganeshan