Tea Cultivation in the Plains of North East India

by Das, A. P. & S. E. Kabir

ISBN: 9789351308300
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Imprint : Regency Publications
Year : 2021
Price : Rs. 9495.00
Biblio : x+258p., figs., 12 col.plts., tabls., 25 cm

Author Profile

Dr. Sayed Edward Kabir (b. 3rd Feb.1954) presently serving as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Tea Science, University of North Bengal. He was involved in tea research at Darjeeling Tea Research Centre under Tea Board, India from 1978 to 1996. He is a Technical Consultant of International Institute of Biotechnology and Toxicology (IIBAT). <BR> Dr. Abhaya Prasad Das (b. 8th May 1951) is a Professor in the Department of Botany and Head of Tea Science Department of North Bengal University. Prof. Das has established East Himalayan Society for Spermatophyte Taxonomy.

About The Book

The book endeavours to present a practical aspect of tea garden practices, followed in the garden of North East India. Various aspects like Nursery Management, Young Tea Management, Integrated Pest and Nutrient Management, Bio-organic Tea Farming, Spray Techniques, Pharmacology etc. have been incorporated with latest recommendation. This book is expected to serve as a tool for the tea planters and the students who are pursuing different courses in tea. The authors have tried to make the book as simple as possible. It can serve as practical handbook for the tea planters

Table of Contents

Preface v <BR> 1. History of Tea and Tea Varieties 1 <BR> 2. Conditions Required for Growing Tea 7 <BR> 3. Ecophysiological Aspects of Tea 8 <BR> 4. Propagation of Tea 18 <BR> 5. Soil Science and Nutrients 27 <BR> 6. Vegetative Propagation 62 <BR> 7. Young Tea Management 69 <BR> 8. Drainage and Irrigation 79 <BR> 9. Drought Management in Tea 89 <BR> 10. Bio -Organic Farming /Biological Control of Pests 93 <BR> 11. Shade Trees 126 <BR> 12. Pruning 134 <BR> 13. Periodicity of Growth and Plucking 146 <BR> 14. Pest Control 154 <BR> 15. Tea Diseases 198 <BR> 16. Weeds and Weed Control 210 <BR> 17. Spray Techniques 237 <BR> 18. Few Do's and Dont's in Tea Cultivation 243 <BR> 19. Pharmacology of Tea 250