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Vegetable Hybrid Seed: Production and Management

K Vanangamudi (Editor) Ors. (Editor)
Synopsis Indians are predominantly vegetarians and depend on vegetables for bulk of their nutrients and minerals. More recently, the role and usefulness of antioxidants present in vegetables in human health have been demonstrated. Development in vegetable production will therefore, contribute not only to food and nutritional security, but also to poverty alleviation and income generation. Hybrid vegetable technology has made significant impact in most crops in India and it has not lagged behind in adopting this technology. The impact of vegetable hybrid technology can be seen by the variety and quality of vegetables in the market. It has attracted a large number of marginal farmers around the cities to grow hybrid vegetables. Present book is the effort to bring all the aspect of hybrid vegetable seed production and management. It contains chapter like, Indian Hybrid Vegetable Seed Industry, Vegetable Hybrid Seed Production and Management - At a Glance, Tomato, Brinjal, Chilli, Onion, Okra (Bhendi), Bitter Gourd, Ashgourd, Pumpkin, Snake Gourd, Bottle Gourd, Ribbed Gourd, Cucumber, Watermelon, Muskmelon, Summer Squash, Cauliflower, Cabbage, Carrot, Radish, and Turnip.
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About the author

K Vanangamudi

He is the Professor and Head of Department of Seed Science and Technology, Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, Coimbatore. His experience in teaching research and extension is over 21 years. He has guided 10 M.Sc. (Ag.) and 17 Ph.D. students. He is a recognized guide of Bharathlar University, Coimbatore. He has undergone one year training in Tree Seed Technology at Mississippi State University, USA. He has published 278 research schemes as Principal Investigator funded by various National agencies. In recognition of his outstanding contribution, he has been awarded with 'Best Post-graduate Teacher Award' in 1998. 'Best Scientist Award in Agro-Forestry' in 1999 and 'Madras Agricultural Students in Agriculture and Veterinary Sciences, Gandhi Gram Rural Instt., Deemed University. He is also consultant to Kerala Forestry Project. He has traveled to several countries in connection with Forestry research and education viz., USA, Japan and Canada.

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Title Vegetable Hybrid Seed: Production and Management
Format Hardcover
Date published: 06.12.2010
Edition 1st ed.
Publisher Agrobios (India)
Language: English
isbn 9788177544213
length 339p., Illustrations; 25cm.