Pineapple: Production and Processing

by Singh, Desh Beer

ISBN: 9789383048519
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Imprint : Daya Publishing House
Year : 2021
Price : Rs. 10995.00
Biblio : vii+320p.,col.,plts.,figs.,tabls., 23 cm

Author Profile

Dr. Desh Beer Singh is presently Principal Scientist (Horticulture) at Central Institute of Temperate Horticulture (ICAR), Srinagar, J&K.

About The Book

This book is offering comprehensive coverage of “Pineapple: Production and Processing” which will be useful for horticulturists, processors, entrepreneurs, orchardists, scientists, UG and PG students. The book integrates detailed information on botany, taxonomy, breeding, propagation, nutrition, physiology flowering and fruiting, plant protection measures, on farm handling, post harvest management, maturity indices, safe harvesting processing and technology for making value added products. Subject matter is described from the preliminary to the present level of knowledge in a systematic manner. The book is well illustrated, describing the state of art technology.

Table of Contents

Preface Introduction, History Origin, and Distribution Botany Varieties and Improvement Breeding Propagation, Planting and Plant Density Nutrition Interculture Irrigation Inflorescence, Fruit Development and Yield Pests, Diseases, Plant and Fruit Abnormalities and their Management Harvesting and Yield Postharvest Management References Index