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Pest and Soil Management of Horticultural Crops

D K Singh (Author)
Synopsis Integrated pest, disease and soil management is a management system that in the context of associated environment and population dynamics of pest species, disease species and soil, utilizes all suitable techniques and methods in as compatible a manner as possible and maintain pests and diseases at levels below those causing economic injury. It is the integration of all suitable management techniques with natively regulating and limiting elements of the environment. The book consist of chapter including integrated pest management, pests of tropical, subtropical and temperate fruits, pests of plantation crops, spice crops, ornamental plants and vegetables, physiological processes as affected by water stress, disease management of tropical, subtropical and temperate fruits, plantation crops, vegetable crops, ornamental and flower crops. In soil management part of book consist of chapter including integrated nutrient management, leaf nutrient norms in fruit crops, soil fertility and productivity, biodynamics, vermiculture, etc. Presentation of tables, figures attracts more to the readers and even in a quick look one can get vital information. This book covers all aspects of horticulture syllabi of under graduate and post graduate students. The book is written in a simple, easy to understand language which will be highly useful to the students, teachers, extension personnel, scientists and progressive horticulturist.
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About the author

D K Singh

Dr. D.K. Singh, is a recipient of award from the State Forest Department of Rajasthan for production and protection of plants through scientific techniques and gold medallist from the C.S.A. University of Agriculture and Technology, Kanpur, U.P., where he did his B.Sc. (Ag. & A.H.) and M.Sc. (Ag) Horticulture in 1988 and 1992 respectively. He obtained his doctorate degree from the G.B. pant University of Agriculture and Technology, Pantnagar, Uttranchal in 1996 on the research entitled “Effect of paclobutrazol on growth and bearing of mango cultivars”. He was awarded senior research fellowship from I.C.A.R., New Delhi. Dr. Singh started his carrier in 1995 as Assistant Agriculture Research Officer (Horticulture) at Government Agriculture Research Statioin, Hanumangarh Town, Rajasthan. Presently he is Assistant Professor, Horticulture at Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Anta, Baran under, M.P. University of Agriculture and Technology, Udaipur. The author has published more than 125 research papers and popular articles in various journals and magazines on various aspects of horticulture besides two bulletins, 5 folders and a pamphlet. He participated in many national and international symposium, workshop and training programme.

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Title Pest and Soil Management of Horticultural Crops
Author D K Singh
Format Hardcover
Date published: 01.01.2005
Edition 1st ed.
Language: English
isbn 8183210031
length 320p., Figures; Tables; Glossary; Index; 22cm.