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K.V. Peter
K.V. Peter, Professor of Horticulture, Kerala Agricultural University, Thrissur - 680 656, Kerala

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The book  is a classic covering flowers used in decoration of houses, offices, restaurants, hospitals and private places of rest and relaxation. For nature lovers, it is a paradise of colours, forms and shapes. Fragrant flowers, flowers for bouquet making, flowers for essences and bonsai are narrated to the enchantment of students and scholars as well. There are 21 s dealing with general topics in flower trade, standards, markets and global demand and supply. The specific s deal elaborately anthuriums, carnations, china aster, chrysanthemums, gerbera, gladiolus, helicorneas, jasmine, marigold, orchids, roses and tube roses. An exhaustive on new cut flowers narrates recent introductions .The Japanese Bonsai is dealt in exquisite style. Research and development in this sector are separately dealt with. Future prospects, trends and globalised flower marketing are written for use of floriculturists. Modern technology of protected growing of flowers is informative. All the flowers indicated in the book are presented in colour photograph forms as well.

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  2. Floriculture– Global and Domestic Scenario

    1 - 10 (10 Pages)
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  3. Protected Cultivation of Flowers for Trade

    11 - 22 (12 Pages)
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  4. Seed Production in Flower Crops

    23 - 34 (12 Pages)
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  5. Micropropagation of Orchids

    35 - 46 (12 Pages)
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  6. Post Harvest Technology of Cut Flowers

    47 - 64 (18 Pages)
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  7. Dry Flowers-A Profitable Floriculture Industry

    65 - 76 (12 Pages)
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  8. Bonsai

    77 - 84 (8 Pages)
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  9. Anthurium

    85 - 94 (10 Pages)
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  10. Carnation

    95 - 112 (18 Pages)
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  11. 10 

    China Aster

    113 - 128 (16 Pages)
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  12. 11 

    Chrysanthemum

    129 - 156 (28 Pages)
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  13. 12 

    Gerbera

    157 - 180 (24 Pages)
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  14. 13 

    Gladiolus

    181 - 192 (12 Pages)
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  15. 14 

    Heliconia

    193 - 210 (18 Pages)
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  16. 15 

    Jasmine

    211 - 216 (6 Pages)
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  17. 16 

    Marigold

    217 - 222 (6 Pages)
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  18. 17 

    Orchids

    223 - 246 (24 Pages)
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  19. 18 

    Rose

    247 - 266 (20 Pages)
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  20. 19 

    Tuberose

    267 - 276 (10 Pages)
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  21. 20 

    New Cut Flowers

    277 - 292 (16 Pages)
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  22. 21 

    Role of National Agencies in Development of Floriculture

    293 - 298 (6 Pages)
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