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Elements of Horticulture

D K Singh (Author)
Synopsis Elements of Horticultural is concerned with the learning of primary aspects of art and science of horticulture. From this book the learner should know what is horticulture, what is its scope and importance besides horticultural crops and their classifications. He should be able to make choice of horticultural crops for a given set of climatic and soil conditions and should be able to make decision about site selection, planning, planting, nutrition, irrigation, training and pruning, plant protection, maturity, harvest, post harvest handling, etc. and should know about fruiting and problems thereof for effective planning and successful venture. The book consist of chapters including introduction, fundamental of horticultural crops, nutrition of horticultural crops, water requirement, nursery management, breeding of horticultural crops. Presentation of table, 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. This book is written in 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 Elements of Horticulture
Author D K Singh
Format Hardcover
Date published: 01.01.2005
Edition 1st ed.
Language: English
isbn 8183210058
length 224p., Figures; Tables; 22cm.