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Hi Tech Horticulture: Volume 1 : Crop Improvement Nursery and Rootstock

Sachin Tyagi (Author)

Contents: Section I: Tools and Techniques of Crop Improvement: 1. Breeding for disease resistance: a journey from conventional to molecular approach. 2. Insights of the mechanism of male sterility in plants. 3. Biotechnological approaches for crop improvement. 4. Breeding for abiotic stress tolerance in vegetable crops: challenges and opportunities. 5. Exploiting genetic mechanisms for heterosis breeding in brassica vegetables. Section II: Improved Propagation Techniques: 6. Recent propagation techniques of horticultural crops. 7. Micro-propagation in woody perennials. 8. Micro-propagation and its utilization in spice crops. Section III: Nursery Management: 9. Modern nursery raising system in vegetables. Section IV: Rootstock Management: 10. Rootstock management of fruit crops.


Horticulture plays an important part in today's agriculture and there are new avenues that are being achieved by horticulture. The subject has transformed from only being about vegetables, fruits, flowers and postharvest technology and has moved towards disease, breeding, pathology, physiology, greenhouse technologies and other areas which were never heard for. The book series: Hi-Tech Horticulture has been worked out keeping the above mentioned issues in mind with contribution by eminent professors and scientists. The volumes on: 1. Crop Improvement Nursery and Rootstock Management 2. Organic Farming and Sustainable Development Techniques 3. Improved Production Techniques 4. Plant Protection and Stress Management 5. Value Addition and Post-Harvest Management 6. Advance Techniques.

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About the author

Sachin Tyagi

Sachin Tyagi, Department of Horticulture (F & FT), Bihar Agriculture University Sabour, Bhagalpur

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Title Hi Tech Horticulture: Volume 1 : Crop Improvement Nursery and Rootstock
Author Sachin Tyagi
Format Hardcover
Date published: 22.07.2019
Edition 1st ed.
Language: English
isbn 9789387973404
length 174p., 25cm.