Biodiversity in Horticultural Crops Vol. 5
by K V Peter
Imprint : Daya Publishing House
Year : 2018
ISBN : 9789386615473
Price : Rs 14995.00
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Author Profile
Prof. K.V. Peter, Director World Noni Research Foundation, Chennai is the Former Vice-Chancellor, Kerala Agricultural University (KAU); Director, Indian Institute of Spices Research, Calicut; Director of Research KAU and Professor of Horticulture from 1979. A post graduate from G.B. Pant University of Agriculture and Technology, Pantnagar (1969-1975), he is associated with development of biotic stress resistant varieties in Chilli (Pant-C1, Pant-C2), tomato (Sakthi) and brinjal (Surya) which are
About the Book
The present volume V of series BIODIVERSITY OF HORTICULTURAL CROPS is continuation of earlier volumes, it carries 20 chapters contributed by 42 eminent scientists which covers soil biodiversity, selected crop biodiversity for livelihood security, balancing conservation with development, biodiversity conservation and management in India. Cold desert horticultural crops like cactus (dragon fruit) and their conservation have received special attention. DNA Bar coding as a tool to compliment plant t
Table of Contents
Dedication v Foreword vii Preface ix List of Contributors xiii 1. Soil Biodiversity: Role in Sustainable Horticulture 1 D.J. Bagyaraj and R. Ashwin 2. Biodiversity and Livelihood 19 P.L. Gautam and C. Thomson Jacob 3. Balancing Conservation with Development: An Analysis of the Indian Biological Diversity Act 33 A. Arunachalam and Kusum Arunachalam 4. Biodiversity Conservation and Management in India 41 R.R. Hanchinal 5. Cold Desert Horticultural Crops and their Conservation
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