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Chickpea (Gram): Status and Cultivation Technology

S.S. Shekhawat (Author)

The book “Chickpea (gram): status and cultivation technology” covers 13 chapters including introduction (common names; anti nutritional factors; origin; global scenario), constraints and strategies in chickpea cultivation, chickpea breeding (breeding objectives; importance of seed; varieties; donors etc.), physiology of drought tolerance in chickpea (effects of drought; physiology of drought tolerance; potential and limitations of using physiological base for development of drought tolerance etc.), production technology in chickpea, integrated nutrient management in chickpea (concept; goals; principles; objectives; need; components; of INM and constraints), use of bio-fertilizers in chickpea, integrated weed management in chickpea (concept of weed; preventive weed management for weed free crop; critical period of weed crop competition and weeding; losses and extent; weed management etc.), stress management in chickpea in resilience with climate change (chickpea cultivation under stress , technology for mitigating the adverse impact of cold stress), integrated disease management in chickpea (advantages and strategies of INM; compatibility of fungicides and other agrochemicals etc.), integrated insect-pest management in chickpea including insect-pests and their management, integrated nematode management in chickpea (nematode-fungus inter-action; symptoms; management of nematodes etc.), seed production in chickpea (seed quality; categories of seed; maintenance of genetic purity; principles of seed production; seed certification etc.), safe storage ( hygiene of store; stacking of seed bags; factors affecting seed storage; sources of insect infestation; insect-pests and their management; rats; methods of fumigation; requirements of safe storage; inspection of storage etc.). It also includes text abbreviations, glossary and coloured photographs of diseases, nematodes and insect-pests.

Contents: 1. Chickpea (Gram) Status and Cultivation Technology : An Overview/S.S. Shekhawat. 2. Constraints and Strategies in Chickpea Cultivation/S.S. Shekhawat, O.P. Khedar and S.S. Punia. 3. Chickpea Breeding/S.S. Shekhawat. 4. Physiology of Drought Tolerance in Chickpea/S. C. Gupta. 5. Production Technology in Chickpea/M.M. Singh, S.S. Shekhawat and Surendra Singh. 6. Integrated Nutrient Management in Chickpea/ Baldev Ram, S.S. Shekhawat, O.P. Khedar and A.S. Jat. 7. Role of Bio-fertilizers in Chickpea/Jagdish Prasad, S.S Shekhawat, Kuldeep Sharma, O.P. Khedar and B.S. Shekhawat. 8. Integrated Weed Management in Chickpea/ Baldev Ram, S.S. Shekhawat, O.P Khedar, G.L. Yadav and V.D. Fageria. 9. Stress Management in Chickpea in Resilience with Climate Change/Surendra Singh, S.S. Shekhawat and O.P. Khedar. 10. Integrated Disease Management in Chickpea/O.P. Sharma, S.S. Shekhawat,O.P. Khedar, Kuldeep Sharma and, Pradeep Singh. 11. Integrated Insect-Pest Management in Chickpea/R.S. Mahla, S.S. Shekhawat, S.R. Dhaka and A.S. Baloda. 12. Integrated Nematode Management in Chickpea/S.M. Yadav, S.S. Shekhawat and O.P. Khedar. 13. Seed Production in Chickpea/S.S. Shekhawat, O.P. Khedar, S.S. Punia, Yogendra Singh, R.V. Singh and Hoshiyar Singh. 14. Safe Storage in Chickpea/S.S. Bareth, S.S. Shekhawat O.P. Khedar and R.S. Sain. 15. Biotechnology and Molecular Markers Application in Chickpea/S.S. Shekhawat and N.P. Singh. Glossary.

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Title Chickpea (Gram): Status and Cultivation Technology
Format Hardcover
Date published: 31.12.2013
Edition 1st. ed.
Language: English
isbn 9788172338510
length xxxii+229p., Illustrations; Colour; Map; 23cm.