Production Technology of Vegetable and Flower

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Production Technology of Vegetable and Flower
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Deepali Tewari Pandey, Ajit Kapoor, Shailaja
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Binding:  Paper Back
Imprint:  Write and Print Publications
Year:  2018
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ISBN: 9788192970554
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Price: Rs. 600.00

About The Books

The book “Production Technology of Vegetables and Flowers” is written to serve a complete text book for graduate and early post graduate students of State Agriculture Universities as well as horticultural universities. It covers thorough information about economic as well as nutritional importance of vegetables, types of vegetable gardens, complete classification, research and development in vegetables along with future priorities and complete package and practices for most of the important cultivated vegetables in India including Fruit crops, Cucurbits, Cole Crops, Bulb Crops, Peas and Beans, Tuber crops, Root Crops, Green Leafy Vegetables and Perennial Vegetables. The second part of book deals with importance and types of ornamental gardens, uses of trees, shrubs, house plant and palms and package of practices for Rose, Jasmine, Chrysanthemum ,Crossandra, Marigold and Tuberose. This book will act as Complete Text Book for students preparing for various competitive exams due to following features: Based on ICAR, syllabus, Has latest upgraded data Contains important questions after each chapter.

About The Author

Dr. Deepali Tewari is working as Subject Matter Specialist/Assistant Professor (Horticulture) at GB Pant University of Agriculture and Technology, Pantnagar. She has done her Ph.D. and M.Sc. in Vegetable Science from GB Pant University of Agriculture and Technology, Pantnagar. She was awarded the best Ph.D. award by Government of U.P. for the year 2001. Before joining this university, for more than two years, she worked as “Programme Manager” in a World Bank project “Diversified Agriculture Supporting Project (DASP)” at U.P. Council of Agricultural Research handling 59 projects spread all over Uttarakhand and U.P. During her 11 years tenure at GB Pant University of Agriculture and Technology, Pantnagar, she worked for development of farmers at grass root level (Krishi Vigyan Kendras) as well as at headquarters (co-ordinating development activities of 11 KVKs under the aegis of university). In her eight years into academics, she taught graduates as well post- graduate students. She has been Co-PI in four research projects funded by DST, DBT and ICAR. Her areas of interest include vegetable production and improvement, rural development, women empowerment and application of ICT in agricultural development. Dr. Ajit Kumar graduated from H.P. Krishi Vishvavidyalaya, Palampur. He obtained his M.Sc. Horticulture (Floriculture & Landscaping) with first class from Indian Agricultural Research Institute, Pusa, New Delhi and Ph.D. Horticulture (Floriculture & Landscaping) with first class from Indian Agricultural Research Institute (IARI), Pusa, New Delhi. He has specialization in plant tissue culture as well and did his research work during M.Sc. and Ph.D. in Central Tissue Culture Laboratory, National Research Centre on Plant Biotechnology, Indian Agricultural Research Institute, Pusa, New Delhi. He got J.R.F. and S.R.F. awarded by ICAR during his M.Sc. and Ph.D. programme. He has an experience for over 10 years in teaching, research and extension work in Horticulture. He guided seven students for post graduate degrees in Horticulture. He was also an active member of Kangra Floriculture Society, H.P. He has to his credit 15 research papers published in national and international journals and seven book chapters. He has been also assigned the additional responsibility of Assistant Director cum Officer Incharge of Medicinal Plants Research & Development Centre of G.B. Pant University of Agriculture & Technology, Pantnagar. Dr. Shailaja Punetha is working as Teaching Associate (Vegetable Science) at Rani Laxmi Bai Central Agriculture University, Jhansi. She has done her Ph.D. and M.Sc. in Vegetable Science from GB Pant University of Agriculture and Technology, Pantnagar. She has specialization in molecular markers as she did her research work on ISSR markers for diversity analysis in cucumber. Before joining this university, for more than two years, she worked as “Teaching and Research Personnel” in Uttarakhand University of Horticulture and Forestry, Bharsar, Pauri Garhwal, Uttarakhand. She has an experience for over two years in teaching, research and extension work. During her two years tenure at Uttarakhand University of Horticulture and Forestry, Bharsar, she taught more than eight courses to under graduate and post graduate students. She guided six students as a co-chairman for post graduate degrees in vegetable science. She has been also assigned the additional responsibility of Officer In-charge of vegetable production farm of UUHF Bharsar.

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