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Tropical Garden Plants: A Guide to Tropical Ornamental Plants for Garden and home

B. Chowdhury (Editor) T K Bose (Editor) S.P. Sharma (Editor)
Synopsis An outstanding publication of tropical ornamental plants including trees, shrubs, climbers house plants and cacti and other succulents, illustrated by more than 1660 attractive colour photographs. This book also contains description of different species and varieties of the above groups of plants in addition to their uses and cultivation. The publication will be a useful guide for identification and culture of a large number of common and rare ornamentals. Students and teachers in horticulture, landscape designers, amateur and professional growers and naturalists throughout the world will find this book of immense interest.
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About the authors

B. Chowdhury

B. Chowdhury, Ph.D. from Calcutta University; trained at IARI, New Delhi and in institutions in USA and UK; 1964 Agronomist; 1989 Chief Agronomist (retd.), Hindustan Fertilizer Corporation Ltd., 1990 visiting Professor, Indian Statistical Institute, Calcutta; Consultant (Agriculture-Horticulture), Agricultural Finance Corporation; Consultant, landscape gardening; Eminent grower of cacti and other succulents. Published more than 150 scientific and popular articles.

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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S.P. Sharma

S.P. Sharma (b. 1943), after his graduation, decided to become a writer and began to learn the art of literature under active guidance of Justice G.D. Khosla. In 1970 he shifted to Dr. Mulk Raj Anand upon whose inspirations he decided to become the kind of a socio-legal engineer to become a crusader for eradication of poverty through law as an instrument of social change which brought him back to the temples of learning to secure a law degree from the University of Delhi in 1975 with special interests in legal aid and law and poverty. Besides being regular contributor to India News and feature alliance, Mr. Sharma has written articles and short stories for various news papers and magazines and he has written five auto-biographical novels summing up his experiences at the Bar, out of which the first one THE CANDLE LIGHT has been published. Mr. Sharma has also written five book on law including the Indian Legal System during the process of his involvement in the Aggrieved Ladies Legal Aid Home and Social Engineering Litigation Forum besides a book named the New Era on Political Affairs of The Country and two collections of short stories and anecdotes.

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Md Didarul Alam - Very Useful book! Jan, 01, 1970

Its a very useful book.

Bibliographic information

Title Tropical Garden Plants: A Guide to Tropical Ornamental Plants for Garden and home
Format Hardcover
Date published: 30.11.2010
Edition Reprint.
Language: English
isbn 8190017101
length xiv+452p.,+v, Tables; Glossary; Colour Plates; 28cm.