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Cucurbit Vegetables : Biology, Production & Utilization

Author Name : V S Seshadri and T A More

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  • Publisher : Studium Press India Pvt Ltd
  • Edition : 1st
  • ISBN 13 : 978-93-80012-16-2
  • Page no : 494
  • Publication Year : 2009
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Cucurbits comprise an important tropical group of vegetable crops viz., cucumber, melons, squashes, pumpkins, Asiatic gourds, etc., grown extensively in different tropical and sub-tropical regions of the world. They are a unique group of crop plants having special botanical features, their production technologies recording the highest productivity under sophisticated protected cultivation systems and their utilization includes some significant nutritional and nutraceutical constituents, used in native and traditional systems of Indian medicine and also of other Asiatic and African countries, for human welfare. This volume portrays an exhaustive review and represents a comprehensive treatise on the different scientific principles, practical applications and farmers' practices. It deals extensively with several biological aspects, basic and applied to develop production technologies of these crops. The wealth of information compiled will attract a wide and diverse range of targeted readership of under-graduate and post-graduate students and teaching faculties, Research Fellows of State Agricultural Universities and ICAR Institutes, besides professionals like Nutritionists, Dieticians, Botanist, Conservators of Genetic Resources, Horticultural Extension Officers in transfer of Technology services, enlightened farmers, new emerging Supply- Chain Managers of Retail Trade, etc.
Title Cucurbit Vegetables : Biology, Production & Utilization
Table of Content Introduction, Uses and Composition, History, Origin and Cytogenetics, Botany and Taxonomy, Flowering, Sex Mechanism and Regulation, Floral Biology and Fruit Set, Breeding and Improvement, Heterosis Breeding, Resistance Breeding, Polyploidy and Mutation Breeding, Inter specific Hybridization, Genetics, Biotechnology, Physiological Aspects of Growth and Development, Cultural Requirements, Soil Moisture Relations, Manures and Fertilizers, Weed Control, Mulching, Training and Pruning, Protected Cultivation, River Bed Culture, Management of Diseases, Management of Insect Pests, Mites and Nematodes, Harvesting, Seed Production, Post Harvest Management, Minor Cucurbits, Appendix - 1-3, References, Subject Index.
Page No. 494
Author's Name V S Seshadri and T A More
Publisher Studium Press India Pvt Ltd
Year Of Publication 2009
ISBN 10 No
ISBN 13 978-93-80012-16-2
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Binding type N/A
Book Size(len) No
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book size(hei) 10
Book size width 6.5
Edition 1st

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