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Horticulture Science for Doubling Farmers Income

P Anitha (Author) Anu G Krishnan (Author) K V Peter (Author)

Contents: 1. Speed Breeding: An Innovative Method of Crop Improvement. 2. Recent Advances in Rapid Breeding Techniques in Oil palm (Elaeis guineensis Jacq.). 3. Introgresiomics Assisted Resistance Pre-breeding for Biotic and Abiotic Stress in Vegetable Brassicas. 4. Science of Parthenocarpy in Fruits and Vegetables. 5. Breeding for Parthenocarpy in Vegetable Crops. 6. Advanced Methods of Analysis of Herbs and Spices. 7. Innovative, Novel, Health-Promoting Food Products from Banana. 8. Nano Fertilizers in Horticultural Crops. 9. Creation of Robust Circular Economy: Production of High-Value Compounds and Innovative Future Products from Banana. 10. Doubling the Farmers Income Through Protected Cultivation in Bundelkhand Region of Uttar Pradesh. 11. Popularizing Chironji Cultivation for Nutrition in Drylands. 12. Drumstick- Nutraceutical Properties and Industrial Uses. 13. Sohphlang – A Potential Indigenous Tuber Crop of Meghalaya. 14. Dried Fruits as Salutiferous Fruits. 15. Pollination Management in Vegetable Crops. 16. Effects of Bio-stimulants on Vegetable Production. 17. Mites and Scale Insects -Horticultural Crops and Mitigation Strategies.

Doubling farmers’ income by 2022 is a national commitment to be achieved by increasing productivity of crops, reducing harvest and postharvest losses, assuring Minimum Support Price (MSP) to farmers and Minimum Import Price (MIP) for many of the plantation crops. The 17 chapters authored by 36 working scientists in State Agricultural Universities and ICAR Research Institutes throw light on ‘HORTICULTURE SCIENCES FOR DOUBLING FARMERS’ INCOME’ made during the last decade. 

India was ranked 108 in Global Hunger Index in 2021 and the dream of Mahathma Gandhi to transform India as Zero Hidden Hunger remain elusive. Hidden hunger (Malnutrition) leads to anaemia, low body weight, high child mortality and loss in working hours. Establishment of Nutri Gardens and emphasis on consumption of greens will facilitate a healthy diet.

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About the author

K V Peter

Prof. K.V. Peter , Ph.D, is Former VC of KAU in Trichur, India and Coordinator of the Department of Biotechnology (GOI) funded projects on plantation crops and spices. Prof. Peter is a horticulturist, a plant breeder and an acknowledged research manager. He is the former Director for the Indian Institute of Spices Research, Calicut (ICAR) and former Professor and Director of Research, KAU. Professor Peter is the editor of seven books and author or co-author of thirteen books/bulletins and 132 research papers. The ICAR conferred on Prof. Peter the Rafi Ahamed Kidwai Prize, the National Academy of Agricultural Sciences awarded the Recognition Award 1999 for contributions to crop improvement, and the University of Agricultural Sciences conferred the M.H. Marygowda Award for being the Best Horticultural Scientist. Prof. Peter is the Elected Fellow of the National Academy of Agricultural Sciences and Fellow of the National Academy of Sciences.

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Title Horticulture Science for Doubling Farmers Income
Format Hardcover
Date published: 25.01.2022
Edition 1st ed.
Language: English
isbn 9789392725036