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Principles and Practices of Seed Production of Vegetable Crops

 
Arun Kumar (Editor) J.P. Srivastava (Editor) Ors . (Editor)
Synopsis

The book ‘Principles and Practices of Seed Production of Vegetable Crops’, is a hard work of Senior Author, Dr. Shankar Lal and his associates. This document deals with eleven major chapters on general aspects, their development and categories, promotion of vegetable seed industries in the country. The detailed guidelines have been given for seed production and certification of various categories of seeds. The detailed information on 44 vegetables (3 solanaceous, 13 cucurbitaceous, 3 cole crops, 4 root crops, 2 bulb crops, 6 legumes, 1 capsule, 6 leafy crops, 2 tuber crops, 3 rhizomes and corms and 1 salad crop) has been provided. For making informative, it has included 117 photographs and 81 tables, mostly on improved varieties and hybrids. It has also provided list of vegetable Seed Certification Agencies, Seed Corporations and 25 top seed producing companies in the country. The special chapters on role of hybrids on vegetable production, Indian vegetable seed production- status and perspectives and intellectual property right have also been provided. The book will be quite useful to students, teachers, researchers and extension workers.

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About the author

Arun Kumar

Arun Kumar has been watching the Indian poll scene for thirty years as a professional journalist. Since 1989, he has organized the election coverage of the Press Trust of India, the country's premier news agency – on five occasions for the Lok Sabha, besides numerous polls to the state assemblies. This is the fifth in the series of election books by the author. His works include, The Tenth Round: The story off the 1991 elections, The Battle for the Heartland, on the 1993 assembly elections, The Turning Point telling the 1996 poll story and On Coalition Course after the 1998 voting exercise. A Master in Political Science, with international relations, in 1980 he became the first Indian correspondent to serve in Pakistan after the 1965 Indo-Pak war. From one closed society, he went to another – China before returning back to India in 1988. Born in Delhi in 1946, Arun Kumar worked for a Delhi magazine and a newspaper in Ahmedabad before joining PTI in s1969. He now works as a Public Affairs Adviser.

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Bibliographic information

Title Principles and Practices of Seed Production of Vegetable Crops
Format Hardcover
Date published: 31.12.2018
Edition 1st. ed.
Language: English
isbn 9788170196167
length xxxviii+330p., Figs; Tables; Col Photos.