Underutilized and Underexploited Horticultural Crops, Volume 2

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New India Publishing, 2007 - Science - 384 pages
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The present book is the second volume in the series Underutilized and Underexploited Horticultural Crops edited by Prof. K.V.Peter. As in the 1st volume the present volume also covers 6 s on underexploited fruits, 5 on vegetables, 1 on tuber crops, 3 each on flowers and trees and 2 on spices. Dr. Bhuwon Sthapit, IPGRI, Malaysia contributes a on In Situ Conservation of Horticultural Crops. Underutilized fruits of Andaman and Nicobar Islands are dealt with in detail by Dr. D.R. Singh, Giant Granadilla, Apricot, Low Chilling Peaches, Aonla and Ber are dealt by eminent scientists in respective crops. Dr. Umesh Srivastava, ICAR, New Delhi deals Genetic Resource Management in Cucurbits. Dr. Samadia from Central Institute of Arid Horticulture, Bikaner writes on Arid Vegetables. Dr. S.K. Pandey, Director, CPRI, Shimla elaborates Taxonomy of Temperate Underutilized Root and Tuber Crops. Underutilized flowers surrounding the homesteads are narrated by Dr. U. Sreelatha, Kerala Agricultural University. An overview on Liliums is given by Dr. K. Valliappan, Mahua, Chironji and Drumstick are the trees dealt with. Turmeric and Long Coriander are elucidated by Dr. A.M. Rao and Dr. P. Indira respectively."
 

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Contents

Underutilized fruit crops of Andaman and Nicobar Islands
11
Giant granadilla
55
Apricot
61
Low Chilling Peaches
89
Germplasm Resources of Aonla Emblica officinalis
105
7
117
Genetic Resources Management in Cucurbits
129
Arid Vegetables
153
Underutilized Root and Tuber Crops
219
Liliums in IndiaAn Overview
255
Underexploited Flowers of our Surroundings
267
Mahua
283
Chironji
295
Drumstick
311
Diversity in Turmeric Curcuma longa L
323
Long Coriander Eryngium foetidum L
353

K Singh 175193
175
Alternanthera
195

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