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Handbook of Gardening

L C De (Author)

Gardening deals with growing and cultivation of plants for their flowers, foliages or overall appearance for consumption and for use as dyes or for medicinal or cosmetic use. Home gardening is found to be an effective approach to improve household food security by supplying families with most of the non staple foods year round. Community and family vegetable garden and fruit gardens play a significant role in increasing small scale production of micronutrient rich foods. The present publication on Handbook of Gardening is planned in 20 interesting chapters vividly highlighting principles, types and practices of gardening covering wide range of aspects include principles gardening, preliminary garden activities, basics of gardening, flower gardening speciality flower garden, Indoor gardening landscape gardening, lawn gardening, water gardening, vegetable gardening, herb gardening, container gardening, hydroponic gardening shade gardening perennial gardening, organic gardening , rooftop gardening, fruit gardening, edible forest gardening and care and maintenance of garden.

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About the author

L C De

Dr. Lakshman Chandra De is a Senior Scientist in the field of horticulture, presently working as Joint Director, ICAR Research Complex for NEH Region, Arunachal Pradesh Centre, Basar, Arunachal Pradesh. He obtained his M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees in Horticulture with specilaisation in Floriculture from the Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi. He has eight years of research and extension and two years administrative experience. He has published 45 research paprs in reputed journals and written 22 research abstracts, 21 popular articles and one research bulletin. He is the co-author of a most popular and valued book entitled Advanced Commercial Floriculture (in 2 volumes). He is a member of several scientific societies and referee of reputed journals.

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Title Handbook of Gardening
Author L C De
Format Hardcover
Date published: 14.07.2012
Edition 1st ed.
Language: English
isbn 9788179103968
length xii+180p., 64 Colour Plates.