Principles of Horticulture (2nd Ed.) (HB)

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Publisher Agrobios Publications
ISBN 9788177542387
Author: Prasad S, Kumar U
Number of Pages 654
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Principles of Horticulture (2nd Ed.) (HB) by Prasad S, Kumar U
Book Summary:

Now horticultural practices have drawn attention of a large section of scientists and planners at the global level. In the fast developing world, every day there is an addition and literature on new cultivars, and farming techniques, new cultivars, new crops, new products and new equipments. By studying the principles of horticulture, one is able to learn how and why plants grow and develop. A horticulturist requires, effects of responses of plants to various abiotic and biotic conditions. The present book is an attempt to provide overall information to the readers interested in various fundamentals and applied of horticulture.

Audience of the Book :
This book Useful for Horticulture.
Table of Contents:

1. History, Nature and Scope of Horticulture

2. Divisions of Horticulture

3. Classifying and Naming Horticultural Plants

4. Climate and Weather

5. Soils Environment and Plant Growth

6. Plant Water Relations and Management

7. Growth and Development of Horticultural Crops: A Physiological Approach

8. Stress Physiology of Horticultural Crops

9. Mineral Nutrition and the Inorganic Fertilizer Support

10. Manures and Biofertilizers for Horticultural Crops

11. Methods of Cultivation

12. Methods of Irrigation

13. Soilless Production of Horticultural Crops (Water, Sand and Gravel Culture)

14. Greenhouse Construction and Related Equipments

15. Plant Growth Substances (Physiological, Molecular and Agricultural Aspects)

16. Plant Growth Regulators: Methods of Application and Evaluation of Responses

17. Weed Management: Principles and Practices

18. Mulches

19. Diseases of Horticultural Crops

20. Management of Pests and Soil Organisms

21. Synseeds or Synthetic Seeds

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