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Commercial Flowers (Volume I)

T K Bose (Editor) P. Pal (Editor) L.P. Yadav (Editor)
Synopsis This comprehensively revised publication (in two volumes), first published in 1989 (in one volume) and reprinted subsequently, ‘Commercial Flowers’ was considered as a valuable book on floriculture world-wide. There has been a marked improvement in production and quality of flowers during the last decade and enormous useful research results have been reported from all parts of the world, particularly on control of environment and crop management in greenhouses. Apart from thorough revision of various relevant aspects discussed in the previous edition of this publication, applications of biotechnology have also been reviewed in the revised edition. The first volume consists of rose, orchid, carnation and chrysanthemum and tuberose in about 700 pages. Other flowers of commercial importance—gladiolus, gerbera, lilium, alstroemeria, anthurium, lotus, dahlia, amaryllis and hippeastium, bird of paradise, jasmine, hemerocallis, gloriosa, crossandra, zantedeschia, gypsophila and many annuals used as cut or loose flowers—antirhimum, aster, statice, gomphrena, gaillardia, stock, sweet sultan, marigold, cornflower, etc. have been included in second volume in more than 700 pages.
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About the author

T K Bose

T.K. Bose, Ph.D. from Calcutta University, trained at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, U.K.; 1960-1972 Horticulturist and Secretary, the Agri-Horticultural Society of India; 1972-76, Reader, Calcutta University; Project Coordinator, Floriculture, Indian Council of Agricultural Research; 1976-1996 Professor and Head Department of Horticulture, Dean Faculty of Agriculture; Director of Research – Bidhan Chandra Krishi Viswavidyalaya (State Agricultural University) West Bengal, supervised research work of 35 Ph.D. students, published more than 250 scientific and 400 popular articles; author and editor of books – Fruits: Tropical and Subtropical (2 Vols.) Vegetables Crops; Commercial Flowers; Temperate Fruits; Floriculture and Landscaping; Tropical Horticulture (2 Vols.); Biotechnology and Horticultural Crops (3 Vols.); Trees of the World (Vol. 1); Orchids of India; Garden Plants; Gardening in India; Mineral Nutrition of Fruit crops; Nutrition of Vegetable Crops; Propagation of Tropical and Subtropical Horticultural Crops.

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Title Commercial Flowers (Volume I)
Format Hardcover
Date published: 01.01.2002
Edition Revised 2nd ed.
Publisher Naya Prokash
Language: English
isbn 8185421757
length xii+653p., Tables; Col. plates; References; Index; 25cm.