Indian Floriculture - Role of CSIR
by Datta S K
Imprint : Regency Publications
Year : 2016
ISBN : 9789351307952
Price : Rs 14995.00
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Author Profile
Dr. S.K. Datta obtained his M.Sc. (Botany) degree with specialization in Cytogenetics and Plant Breeding in 1970 from Kalyani University, West Bengal and obtained his Ph.D. degree in 1976 from Calcutta University. Dr. Datta started his further research activities at NBRI, Lucknow on improvement of different ornamental crops through induced mutagenesis. He has developed more than 100 new varieties in different ornamentals for floriculture trade. He obtained his D.Sc. degree in Botany for his exte
About the Book
The book contains chapters on various aspects of floriculture covering holistic information on the subject. The book is a compilation of extensive research work carried out by CSIR scientists covering a wide range of topics.
The book reports details of major activities on floriculture conducted by CSIR with an end-to-end approach. Book highlights how CSIR has made effort to take the research from the laboratory to the field so that it can be applied at the grassroot level for the benefit o
Table of Contents
Foreword – Prof. (Dr.) P. Pushpangadan v
Foreword – Dr. C.S. Nautiyal vii
Foreword – Prof. (Dr.) S.K. Bhattacharjee ix
Foreword – C.R. Bhatia xi
Foreword – Dr. Umesh Srivastava xiii
Preface xv
1. Introduction 1
2. Germplasm Collection 23
3. Crop Familiarity 38
4. Nursery Management 44
5. The Art of Training: Chrysanthemum 50
6. Hortorium Taxonomy 57
7. Crop Improvement 115
8. Induced Mutagenesis for Development of New
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