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Introduction to Crops of India

By: N Das

Scientific Publishers

Hardback | Feb 2007 | #174924 | ISBN-13: 9788172334604
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The book covers nearly 550 crops, in 12 chapters where 4 chapters with field crops under (i) cereals, (ii) pulses, (iii) oil-seeds, (iv) fibres, (v) tubers, (Vi) sugars, (vii) vegetables, (viii) fodders, (ix) green manuring crops, (x) medicinal plants, (xi) spices, (xii) fruits, (xiii) flowers (including succulents and ornamentals), (xiv0 beverage, (xv) narcotics and (xvi) weeds, in different seasons, were dealt with, along with plantation Crops, Having 8 Chapters With (1) Fruits, (2) Medicinal Plants, (3) Tree-fodders, (4) beverages and narcotics (5) timbers and other furniture plants, (5) spices, (7) industrial crops and (8) plants for fuel. The book has been written in a short format on the items like (i) Climatic requirements, (ii) Soil requirements, (iii) required land situation, (iv) Importance of crops, (v) fertilizer management (vi) Water Management, (vii) Duration of the crop/plant 9viii) Parts used, (iX0 habitat, (x) Export possibility (xi) Economics yields (xii) Economic values (xiii) By-products and (xiv) Use of by-products, along with scientific names, family, types of plants and parts used, of all the crop mentioned.

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