Plant Propagation and Nursery Management For Fruit Crops

by Rakesh Kumar Jat & Mohan Lal Jat
ISBN: 9789395319645 | Binding: Hardback | Pages: 216 | Language: English | Year of Publishing: 2023
Length: 152 mm | Breadth: 20 mm | Height: 229 mm | Imprint: NIPA
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This book covers most of the areas of plant propagation including from traditional to recent advances. The emphasis has not only laid on plant propagation techniques and nursery management practices, but also on the ideas and their applications.

The book will help the students to understand various techniques of plant propagation and nursery management and their utility in a very simple way.

Rakesh Kumar Jat is currently working as Assistant Professor, Department of Fruit Science, College of Horticulture, Sardarkrushinagar Dantiwada Agricultural University, Jagudan, Mehsana, Gujarat. He has completed his B.Sc. (Agriculture) Honours from RAU, Bikaner (Rajasthan), M.Sc. Fruit Science (Hort.) from NAU, Navsari (Gujarat) and completed Ph.D. in Fruit Science (Hort.) from Sardarkrushinagar Dantiwada Agricultural University, Jagudan, Mehsana, (Gujarat). He has more than 9 years of experience in teaching, research and extension. Dr. Jat is currently guiding 5 M.Sc. students and handling several research projects. He has been awarded Young Scientist Award (2022). He has published several research papers in reputed national and international journals, book chapters and popular articles and also contributed to several recommendations for farming community and nurserymen.

Mohan Lal Jat is pursuing Ph.D in Department of Horticulture, Chaudhary Charan Singh Haryana Agricultural University, Hisar, Haryana. He has completed his B.Sc. (Horticulture) Honours from Agriculture University, Kota (Rajasthan), M.Sc. Ag. (Horticulture) from Govind Ballabh Pant University of Agriculture and Technology, Pantnagar, Udham Singh Nagar (Uttarakhand). He qualified JRF (21st rank), SRF (2nd rank) and NET exam conducted by ICAR. He has published 10 research papers in reputed national and international journals, 4 book chapters and 15 popular articles. He is also a lifetime member of several scientific societies.

1. Plant Propagation: Importance and Scope Ravi Kumar, Poornita Raturi and M.L. Jat

2. Apomixis, Polyembryony and Chimeras Sherya and R.K. Jat

3. Seed: Dormancy and Germination Shubham Jagga

4.  Seed Quality, Treatment, Packaging, Storage, Certification and Testing S.K. Acharya, Mukesh Kumar, G.S. Patel and M.K. Sharma

5.  Propagation Methods and Graft Incompatibility Rajkumar Jat, Jitendra Singh Shivran, Sampurna Nand Singh and Rajender Kumar

6.  Role of Plant Growth Regulators in Propagation of Fruit Crops M.L. Jat, R.K. Jat and O.P. Kumawat

7. Plant Tissue Culture and Micropropagation Kapil Mohan Sharma

8.  Plant Propagation Structures Jitendra Singh Shivran, Rajkumar Jat, Pooja Sharma and Mukesh Chand Bhateshwar

9.  Nursery Establishment R.K. Jat, S.K. Acharya and Mukesh Kumar

10.  Media for Propagation Ajit Kumar Singh and Ashok Dhakad

11.  Nursery Management Practices M.L. Jat, R.K. Jat and Pankaj Yadav

12.  Nursery: Registration Act and Accreditation Rajesh Mor and Sonu Kumar

13.  Import and Export of Seeds and Planting Material and Quarantine Kapil Mohan Sharma, R.K. Jat and M.L. Jat

14.  Marketing of Nursery Plants R.K. Jat and M.L. Jat

15.  Tools and Accessories for Nursery Vivek Saurabh and Ashok Dhakad 

16.  Preparation and Management of Nursery Records R.K. Jat and M.L.  Jat