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Advances in Horticulture Science Research

By: C Arora
300 pages, Tabs, figs
Advances in Horticulture Science Research
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About this book

This book, designed as a manual for horticulturists, brings within purview the contemporary advances in horticulture research. The emphasis is on understanding how newer techniques and technology have enabled better propagation of crop plants, with improved quantity and quality, as well as resistance to pests and diseases. The focus is on delineating the principles concepts and practices which give shape to horticulture in general, and how current trends and developments are bringing about a change for the better.

In addition, it also provides insight into the future of horticulture, paying particular attention to the sciences of genetic engineering and biotechnology, which have revolutionised many other scientific branches.

Contents

Preface. 1. Modern trends in horticulture research. 2. Setting horticultural research priorities. 3. Systemic research methodology in horticulture. 4. Partnerships in horticultural research. 5. Biotechnology in horticulture research. 6. Impact of horticultural research on poverty. 7. Economic impacts of horticultural research programmes. 8. Relativism in horticultural research and development. 9. Virtual actors and reality dysfunctions in horticultural research. 10. Assessment of horticultural research. 11. Indian institute of horticultural research. Bibliography. Index.

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By: C Arora
300 pages, Tabs, figs
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