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Indian Botanic Gardens

By: RK Roy(Editor), JS Khuraijam(Editor)
264 pages
Indian Botanic Gardens
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  • Indian Botanic Gardens ISBN: 9789390371372 Hardback Jan 2020 Not in stock: Usually dispatched within 2-4 weeks
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Indian Botanic Gardens is an attempt to review the plant conservation efforts and R&D activities being carried out in different botanic gardens across India. The book contains twenty-two chapters written by scientists, researchers, and academicians from across the country who are directly involved in the activities of botanic gardens. This edited book is intended for all people who are interested in botanic gardens, plant conservation and floriculture.


Preface   v

1. Botanic Gardens of India: Treasure house of plant diversity / J.S. Khuraijam and R.K. Roy   1
2. Botanical Garden of CSIR-Institute of Himalayan Bioresource Technology, Palampur (H.P.): An Introduction / Brij Lal, Gopichand and Alka Kumari   15
3. Primary Hemi-epiphytes: A Challenge for Ex-situ Conservation in AJC Bose Indian Botanic Garden, Howrah - A Case Study / Basant Kumar Singh, Arabinda Pramanik and C.M. Sabapathy   23
4. Conservation of Plants of different Phyto-geographical Region of India in Botanic Garden of Indian Republic (BGIR), Noida / Sheo Kumar   47
5. Contributions of National Botanic Garden, Trombay (NBGT) in In-situ vis-à-vis Ex-situ Conservation / H.A. Barbhuiya and C.K. Salunkhe   63
6. Conservation Profile of the Bhagalpur University Botanical Garden, Bhagalpur (Bihar) / T.K. Pan and C.B. Singh   77
7. Ex-situ Conservation of Threatened Plants of India at Botanical Survey of India, Dehradun / Amber Srivastava, S.K. Srivastava and L.R. Dangwal   85
8. Wild Medicinal Plant Species in Botanic Garden of Indian Republic, Noida / Sheo Kumar and Damini Sharma   93
9. Fernery of Government Botanical Garden, Udhagamandalam / K. Anitha, R. Surendranath, K. Kayalvizhi and P. Rajasekar   109
10. Conservation of Orchids at TNAU Botanic Gardens / M. Kannan and P. Ranchana   117
11. Conservation of Trees and Shrubs in GNDU Botanical Garden / Gurveen Kaur, Jaskirat Kaur and Avinash Kaur Nagpal   127
12. Herb Garden: An Important Component of Botanic Garden for Ex-situ Conservation of Medicinal and Aromatic Plants / R.C. Nainwal, D. Singh, R.S. Katiyar, S. Sharma, A.K. Singh, P.K. Singh and S.K. Tewari   139
13. Conservation and Evaluation of Canna Cultivars for Cultivation on Partially Sodic Waste Land of Northern Plains of Uttar Pradesh / Devendra Singh, R.C. Nainwal, R.S. Katiyar and S.K. Tewari   153
14. Germplasm Conservation of different Canna Cultivars at National Botanic Garden, Trombay (NBGT), Mumbai  / C.K. Salunkhe and H.A. Barbhuiya   161
15. Bougainvillea at CSIR-NBRI Botanic Garden: Germplasm Collections, Agro-technology and Development of New Varieties / Shilpi Singh and R.K. Roy   169
16. Fragrant Tuberoses for Enhancing Beauty of Botanic Gardens  / P. Ranchana and M. Kannan   179
17. Agro-technology for Commercial Cultivation of Gerbera in Naturally Ventilated Polyhouse: A Floricultural Activity of the Botanic Garden / Satish Kumar and R.K. Roy   187
18. Effects of different Growing Media on Growth and Yield of Anthurium (Anthurium andreanum var. 'Avo-Victoria') for Cut Flower Production under Polyhouse / Tapas Kumar Chowdhuri   199
19. Studies on Growth and Cut Flowers Production of Gerbera (Gerbera jamesonii) under Naturally Ventilated Polyhouse / Satish Kumar and R.K. Roy   207
20. Molecular Characterization of Various Turfgrass Genotypes by RAPD and ISSR Markers / Roshni Agnihotri, S.L. Chawla and Sudha Patil   213
21. Seasonal Flowering Plants for Healthy Environment in Landscape Gardening / Shankar Verma and Rajeev Kumar   223
22. Studies on Vase Life of Cut Flowers in Dahlia Genotypes / Kiran Singh   227

Index   233
Color Plates   237

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By: RK Roy(Editor), JS Khuraijam(Editor)
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