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Indian Floriculture - Role of CSIR by Datta, S K
ISBN: 9788189233952
Binding: Hard Bound
Biblio: xx+432p.,figs.,tabls.,col.,ref., 25 cm
Weight: 880 gms
Pages: 452
Imprint: Regency Publications
Year: 2015
Price : Rs 2495.00
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About the Book
The book contains chapters on various aspects of floriculture covering holistic information on the subject. The book is a compilation of extensive research work carried out by CSIR scientists covering a wide range of topics.
The book reports details of major activities on floriculture conducted by CSIR with an end-to-end approach. Book highlights how CSIR has made effort to take the research from the laboratory to the field so that it can be applied at the grassroot level for the benefit of the human kind. The end-to-end approach developed at CSIR-NBRI and CSIR-IHBT is reflected in the book and there has been a successful transfer of technology from lab to field. Lack of correct information is one of the major constraints in the growth of floriculture industry. The book will provide valuable data and also be a reference material for future research activities in this area. The book has described how mutation breeding technique can be successfully utilized in floriculture trade for development of new varieties. The book provides an authoritative review account of many aspects of current interest and progress in the field of floriculture. The book covers a wide aspect of radiosensitivity, use of recurrent irradiation, use of colchicines for altering flower colour. The book as extremely well prepared and contains huge volume of information on mutations, cytogenetics, disease management, tissue culture, dehydration of flowers etc.
The book deals with all the important and relevant aspects of floriculture and ornamental horticulture. This book is the first of its kind in floriculture covering multifarious aspects of concentrated research of CSIR for more than 50 years.