NEEM A Treatise

By K.K. Singh, Suman Phogat, R.S. Dhillon, more
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Publisher IK International All Medicine books by IK International
ISBN 9788189866006
Author: K.K. Singh, Suman Phogat, R.S. Dhillon,
Number of Pages 555
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NEEM A Treatise by K.K. Singh, Suman Phogat, R.S. Dhillon
Book Summary:

The present edited volume ‘Neem – A Treatise’ provides a comprehensive and authoritative account of this wonder tree — Neem (Azadirachta indica A. Juss). An excellent reference text, it offers a versatile and indepth account of occurrence, distribution, ethnobotany, uses in agroforestry, silviculture and social forestry, cultivation and improvement of neem, propagation by tissue culture, chemical constituents and their bioactivity against micro-flora and micro-fauna, disease, stored grain insect-pests, enhancing fertilizer use efficiency, neem in health and cosmetics, various therapeutic uses such as malaria and vector control, contraceptive, ancient veterinary medicines, uses of neem bark in dying cotton fabrics and steps for promoting neem and its cultivation.

Audience of the Book :
This book will be very useful for researchers of various disciplines such as botany, forestry, chemistry, toxicology, agrochemicals, soil science, agronomy, entomology, plant pathology, medical and veterinary science and to the environmental conscious farmers of developed and developing countries.
Key Features:

The main features of the book are as follows:

1.This monograph has 37 chapters, providing detailed information on distribution & ethnobotany, cultivation, improvement, chemical aspects, bioactivity, and the various medicinal and agricultural uses of neem.

2.Pictures, diagrams and data tables have been included appropriately to supplement the text.

3.Chapters are contributed by 70 eminent scientists and academicians.

Table of Contents:

1. Neem, Its Botany And Forestry

2. Cultivation And Improvement Of Neem

3. Chemical Constituents And Their Bioactivity

4. Bioactivity Against Microflora And Microfauna

5. Bioactivity Against Insect-pests

6. Enhancing Fertilizer Use Efficiency

7. Contribution In Human And Veterinary Medicine

8. Promoting Neem And Its Cultivation