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A Handbook Of Floriculture

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Publisher Agrobios Publications
ISBN 9788177544091
Author: S Prasad And U Kumar
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A Handbook Of Floriculture by S Prasad And U Kumar
Book Summary:

The floral industry is one of the major industries in many developing and underdeveloping countries. Floriculture as an industry began in the late 1800s in England, where flowers were grown on a large scale on the vast estates. The floral industry essentially consists of three major components: the growers, the wholesalers and retailers whose businesss are quite intermingled. The recent trends are more towards eliminating the intermediaries, the wholesalers between the growers and the retailers, so that flowers are made available at considerably low prices.

Audience of the Book :
This Book Usefull For Floriculture.
Table of Contents:
  1. Flower: A Greener Vision
  2. World Scenario of Floriculture
  3. The Flower
  4. Principles and Systems of Classification of Flowering Plants
  5. Control of Flowering
  6. Vernalization: Promoting Flowering with Cold Temperature
  7. Requirements for Commercial Flower Production
  8. Greenhouse: An Artificial House for Plants
  9. Plant Tissue Culture: Principles and Methodology
  10. Economic Considerations of Plants Produced through Tissue Culture
  11. Plant Growth Regulators and Flowering
  12. Hydroponics
  13. Selection of Flower Crop
  14. Cultural Practices
  15. Bedding Plants Production for Floriculture
  16. Cut-Flower Crops
  17. Other Flower Crops
  18. Dry Flower Production
  19. Arrangement and Composition of Flowers


  1. Bulbous and Tuberous-Rooted Plants
  2. Factors Influencing Growth and Development of Flower Bulbs
  3. Miscellaneous Flowering Potted Plant Species
  4. How to Evaluate New Pot Plant Species?
  5. Species Useful for Specialty Cut Flower Production
  6. Chemical Names and Abbreviations
  7. Abbreviations
  8. Wiswesser Line-Formula Notation (WLN)
  9. Important Address

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