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Horticulture is emerging as the best option among the various enterprises of Agriculture. India is the largest producer of mango, banana, coconut, cashew nuts, ginger, turmeric and black pepper and the second largest producer of fruits and vegetables. India accounts for 10 % of the world fruit production and is the second largest producer of vegetables with 113 mt, contributing to 14.4% of total world production. The area and production of flowers, spices and condiment, mushrooms, coconut and cashew also indicated three fold increase in last few decades. All research institutes are maintaining a large gene pool in the form of genetic resources. The information would be of great use to students, researchers and industry. The present book is a compilation of all the varieties developed in different horticultural crops detailing their specific traits along with the breeding methodology used to develop them. Every crop is dealt with a brief account of breeding methods followed by the varieties developed in the country. There are information on the varieties developed using various methods.
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Title Horticultural Crops - Varietal Wealth Table of Content Introduction, Genetic resources of horticulture crops, Varieties of horticulture crops: Fruits, Tropical and Subtropical Fruits, Mango, Banana, Papaya, Grapes, Pomegranate, Guava, Citrus, Sapota, Avacado, Passionfruit, Litchi, Anona, Jack, Ber, Aonla, Fig, Karonda, Tamarind, Temperate Fruits, Apple, Pear, Peach, Plum, Almond, Apricot, Walnut, Vegetable Crops, Solanceous Vegetables and Bhendi, Tomato, Brinjal, Chillies, Sweet Pepper, Bhendi, Cucurbits, Bitter gourd, Pumpkin, Squash, Bottle gourd, Musk melon, Water melon, Ash gourd, Cucumber, Long melon, Pointed gourd, Ivy gourd, Ridge gourd, Sponge gourd, Round gourd, Snake gourd, Sanp melon, Kachri, Kakdi, Khejri, Crucifers and Temperate Vegetables, Cabbage, Cauliflower, Broccoli, Knol Khol, Carrot, Beetroot, Radish, Leguminous and Leafy Vegetables, French bean, Vegetable cowpea, Vegetable Dolichos bean, Garden Pea, Cluster bean, Amaranthus, Spinach, Moringa, Root, Tuber and Bulbous Crops, Potato, Cassava, Sweet Potato, Greater Yam, White Yam, Lesser Yam, Elephant Foot Yam, Colocasia taro, tania, Chinese Potato/Coleous, Yam Bean, Onion, Garlic, Flower Crops, Tube rose, Chrysanthemum, Marigold, Gladiolus, Rose, Carnation, Jasminum, China aster, Orchids, Bougainvillea, Gerbera, Plantation Crops, Coconut, Arecanut, Cocoa, Cashew, Spices, Major Spices, Black pepper, Cardamom, Ginger, Turmeric, Tree Spices, Cinnamon, Nutmeg, Seed Spices, Coriander, Cumin, Fennel, Fenugreek, Ajowain, Dill, Nigella, Anise, Celery, Medicinal and Aromatic Crops, Medicinal Plants, Opium poppy, Asalio, Safed musli, Periwinkle, Senna, Yam, Foxglove, Yellow harned poppy, Liquorice, Sarpaganda, Long pepper, Isabgol, Solanum lacinatum, Khasi kateri, Aswagandha, Betlevine, Egyptian Henbane, Thyme, Aromatic Crops, Lemon grass, Palmarosa, Spearmint, Mushakbala, Geranium. Page No. 450 Author's Name H.P. Singh, V.A. Parthasarathy and D. Prasath Publisher Studium Press (India) Pvt Ltd Year Of Publication 2009 ISBN 10 No ISBN 13 978-93-80012-09-4 About The Book No Binding type N/A Book Size(len) No Series No book size(hei) 9.7 Book size width 6.3 Edition 1st
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