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Temperate Fruit Crops: Theory to Practical (In 2 Volumes)

S. N. Ghosh (Editor) Amit Kumar (Editor) Munibur Rehman (Editor) R.R. Sharma (Editor)

In keeping in view, the challenges faced by the temperate fruit industry and a uniform syllabus approved by the ICAR for under graduate and PG students, the editors planned to write a book entitled 'Temperate Fruit Crops: Theory to Practical'. The book is an effort to summarize the current research information on temperate fruits in a comprehensive treatise. Authors attempted to provide the information and physiology behind current cultural practices as well as future trends. The book have 15 chapters on important temperate fruits such as apple, pear, apricot, peach, plum, cherry, strawberry, kiwi, almond, olive, hazelnut, pistachio nut, pecan nut, quince and walnut. Besides dealing with principles and cultivation practices of 15-temperate fruits, this book contains information on all difficulties faced by a farmer with practical application on all cultivation aspects. Efforts have been made to provide the maximum information about the nutritive and medicinal value, origin and distribution, area of cultivation, genus and different species, cytogenetic, botanical description including flowering and fruiting, physiology of flowering, fruit set and development, abiotic factors limiting production, varieties, suitable climate and soil, different methods of propagation including micro-propagation, all aspects of cultivation, insect-pest, diseases and their control, physiological disorder and their control measures, harvesting, yield, post harvest management and storage, value addition, economics of cultivation, trade and marketing, organic cultivation, effect of climate change and future research thrust of individual crop in such a way that the information may be easily transmitted among the scientists, researchers, students, policy makers and entrepreneur.

Contents: Part I: 1. Almond (Prunus dulcis Miller {D.A. Webb})/M.U. Rehman, G.H. Rather, Yasmeen Gull, M. Maqbool Mir and Umar Iqbal. 2. Apple (Malus × domestica Borkh.)/Nirmal Sharma, Amit Kumar, V.K. Wali, Parshant Bakshi Mahital Jamwal and Akash Sharma. 3. Apricot (Prunus armeniaca L)/M.U. Rehman, G.H. Rather, M. Maqbool Mir, Umar Iqbal, Jahangir Ahmad Baba, Ejaz Ahmad Parray, Tashi Angmo and Kousar-Javaid. 4. Cherry (Prunus species)/M.U. Rehman, G.H. Rather, M.M. Mir, U. Iqbal, Yasmeen-Gull E.A. Parray, T. Angmo and Rehana-Javid. 5. Hazelnut (Corylus avellana L.)/S. Lal and Nimisha Sharma. 6. Kiwifruit (Actinidia deliciosa Chev.)/J. S. Chandel, Pramod Verma and Anirudh Thakur. 7. Olive (Olea europaea L.)/M.U. Rehman, S.A. Banday, Yasmeen-Gull, E.A. Parray, Z.A. Tak Kousar-Javaid and S. Qayoom. 8. Peach [Prunus persica (L.) Batsch]/Vishal S. Rana and Babita.

Part II: 9. Pear (Pyrus sp.)/Gh. Hassan Rather, Rehana-Javid, M. M. Mir, Umar Iqbal Irfan Ahmad Bisati, Ejaz Ahmad Parray and Tashi Angmo. 10. Pecan nut [Carya illinoinensis (Wangenh.) K. Koch]/Amit Kumar, M.U. Rehman, G.H. Rather, T. Angmo and Sayan Sau. 11. Pistachio (Pistacia vera L.)/M.U. Rehman, G.H. Rather, M. Maqbool Mir, Umar Iqbal, Yasmeen Gull, Ejaz Ahmad Parray, Shahid Qayoom. 12. Plum/D.P. Sharma, N. Sharma and Rimpika. 13. Quince (Cydonia oblonga Mill)/Amit Kumar and Shabbir Hussain. 14. Strawberry (Fragaria x ananassa Duch.)/R.R. Sharma. 15. Walnut (Juglans regia L.)/Amit Kumar.

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About the authors

Amit Kumar

Amit Kumar having educated background. Having been interest writing books. Before it he has also written books on various subjects. He is an eminent educationalist. He is an eminent author of several works on development of education. He has tried his best to give proper and whole information about sociological terms.

R.R. Sharma

R.R. Sharma is the former Dean, School of International Studies and Professor of Russian, East European and Central Asian Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi.

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Title Temperate Fruit Crops: Theory to Practical (In 2 Volumes)
Format Hardcover
Date published: 11.07.2018
Edition 1st ed.
Language: English
isbn 9789387973152
length 568p.