Horticulture for Nutrition and Income Security

edited by: Arvind Verma, Sharda Choudhary,Arvind Kumar Verma & Ravi Y.
ISBN: 9789395319607 | Binding: Hardback | Pages: 480 | Language: English | Year of Publishing: 2023
Length: 152 mm | Breadth: 34 mm | Height: 229 mm | Imprint: NIPA | Weight: 830 GMS
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Sustainable farming, Agroecology, Permaculture, Crop diversity, Organic gardening, Food sovereignty, Edible landscaping, Horticultural therapy, Urban agriculture, Soil health, Community gardens, Nutrient-rich crops, Income generation, Small-scale farming, Microgardening, Homegrown food, Agroforestry, Aquaponics, Rooftop farming, Diversified farming systems, Seed saving, Food security, Sustainable livelihoods, Agricultural resilience, Greenhouse cultivation

Technological advancements have significantly increased agricultural productivity, but generating the desired income remains a significant challenge for farmers. The book comprises a total of 36 chapters that provide comprehensive information on the scalable technologies that farmers can adopt to increase their income and ensure nutritional security. The chapters cover all aspects of important horticultural crops, including molecular biology, production technology, nursery management, protected cultivation, precision farming, organic production, bio-fortification, nutrient management, bio-agents, pest and disease management, postharvest and value addition, mechanization, internet of things, and marketing.

1.    Taro (Colocasia esculenta (L.) Schoff.) for Nutritional Security and Health Benefits - Vijay Bahadur Singh Chauhan, Samarendra Narayan Mallick, Pinki Mohapatra, Kalidas Pati, R. Arutselvan, M. Nedunchezhiyan and Arvind Kumar Verma

2.   Cultivation of Export Oriented Cumin Crop - Arvind Kumar Verma, Ravi, Y., Ravindra Singh, Sharda Choudhary, Pranava Pandey and Vijay Bahadur Singh Chauhan

3. Chrysanthemum: A Versatile Crop of Commercial Significance - Madhu Bala

4.   Karonda Ethnoboatical - Jyoti Kanwar, R.N. Kanpure, Praveen Kumar Ausari

5.   Variability in Nutmeg Species and Varieties - Pooja S. and Vijaykumar B. Narayanapur

6.   Off- Season Leafy Coriander Production Under Shade Net Covered Tunnels: Tripling Farmer’s Income - Ravindra Singh, Sharda Choudhary, Ravi Y, Madhu Choudhary and Arvind Kumar Verma

7.   Cultivation of Underutilized Minor Fruit Plants in India - Sarvpriya Singh and Sukhwinder Singh Aulakh

8.   Doubling Farmers Income Through Latest Technology of Horticulture Intervention - Mahaveer Suman and Ashok Kumar

9.   Biofortification: A Modern Approach for Doubling Farmers’ Income and Fight Against Malnutrition – Praveen Kumar Singh Gurjar, Nikhil Parihar, Ravi Y. and Abhijeet Ghatak

10.   Agronomic Bio-Fortification Through Zinc to Enhance Nutrition in Food Crops - Vajinder Pal Kalra

11.   Approaches of Precision Farming in Horticulture - Pranava Pandey, N.K. Meena and Arvind Kumar Verma

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