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Horticultural Development in Hills

Vishwambhar Prasad Sati (Author)
Synopsis This book is of great value in the field of fruit cultivation and its development in the mountainous area particularly in the Alaknanda Basin of Uttaranchal Himalaya. The study deals with the present potential of horticulture under the presence of favourable geographical conditions. The contribution of the governmental agencies and people's interest towards its cultivation is also elaborated in this book. The basin is divided into different fruit zones according to climatic conditions, soil texture, ample water supply and uses of modern technology. Research and technology in the field of fruit cultivation are discussed in detail. A broad based conclusion has been done after the study and suggestions have been made for the steady development of the hilly terrain.
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About the author

Vishwambhar Prasad Sati

Vishwambhar Prasad Sati (b. 1966) received his Ph.D. degree from Garhwal University, Srinagar, Uttaranchal in 1992. From 1989 to 1992, he was a fellow in a Project funded by Department of Environment, Government of UP, and qualified in the ‘National Eligibility Test’ (NET). In 1993-94, he was Reearch Fellow in the Govind Ballabh Pant Institute of Himalayan Environment and Development. He has published about 100 articles and research papers on various issues of geography, environment and development. He is corresponding member of International Geographical Union (IGU), life members of Mountain Forum, South Asian Network for Development and Environmental Economics (SANDEE) and National Association of Geographers India (NAGI). He has completed three major research projects and one minor research project. He has published seven books on, ‘Uttaranchal: Dilemma of Plenties and Scarcities’, ‘Tourism Development in India’, ‘Environment and Pollution’ in Hindi, ‘Environment and Law’ in Hindi, ‘Tourist Places of MP’ in Hindi’, a book on Geography for competition purposes and ‘Shivpuri District: A Socio-economic and Geographical Analysis’. In 2000, he presented a research paper in the 29th session of International Geographical Congress in Seoul (South Korea) where we chaired the session. In 2002, he presented a research paper in the International Geographical Union Region Congress, Durban, South Africa. He got fellowship from ‘University of Peace’ for participating in a week long executive programme in Bangkok, Thailand, in 2003. he has also visited Nepal, Mauritius, Kenya and Ceylon.

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Title Horticultural Development in Hills
Format Hardcover
Date published: 01.01.2004
Edition 1st ed.
Language: English
isbn 817099943X
length xxiii+166p., Plates; Tables; Maps.