Vegetable Science and Technology

authored by: Pranab Hazra
ISBN: 9789387973244 | Binding: Paperback | Pages: 630 | Language: English | Year of Publishing: 2019
Length: 152 mm | Breadth: 41.8 mm | Height: 229 mm | Imprint: NIPA | Weight: 810 GMS
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This book has been created to meet the needs of undergraduate and graduate students at State and Central Agricultural Universities studying vegetable science and horticultural science. The book offers an extensive overview of environmental and growth factors, seedling and graft production, nutrient and water management, organic and protected farming, crop protection, and post-harvest management of vegetable crops. In addition, the book provides detailed information on 42 major and minor vegetable crops grown in the tropical and subtropical regions, including their origin and taxonomy, importance and uses, botany, nutritional and medicinal values, and plant protection measures and post-harvest management. The author's extensive experience in teaching and research on various aspects of vegetable science at a State Agricultural University was leveraged in developing this book.

1. Vegetable Production Scenario in India 2. Nutritional and Medicinal Values of Vegetables 3. Classification of Vegetable Crops 4. Influence of Environment on Vegetable Production 5. Influence of Plant Growth Regulators on Vegetable Production 6. Seedling Management for Vegetable Crops 7. Plant Nutrient Management for Vegetable Crops 8. Water Management for Vegetable Crops 9. Integrated Pest and Disease Management for Vegetable Crops 10. Weed Management for Vegetable Crops 11. Organic Farming of Vegetable Crops 12. Protected Cultivation of Vegetable Crops 13. Production Technology of Different Vegetable Crops 14. Vegetable Based Cropping System 15. Post-harvest Handling and Storage of Vegetables 16. Marketing and Export of Vegetables

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