The volume covers recent research materials from countries like India, USA, Japan, European Union, UK etc. on vegetable Science, Fruit Science, Ornamentals, Spices, Plantation Crops and Postharvest Technology. Contributed by the best teachers and scientists in the field. The volumes expose the readers to the basics of Horticultural practices and phenomena with chapters on: 1. Geographical Indications in horticulture by Elsy, C.R. and Mridula N. 2. Emerging trends in bioinformatics by Keshavachandran, R., Reena, N. and Nancy Thomas. 3. Chemistry of Fragrance by Shamina Azeez. 4. Advances in development of salt and water stress tolerant plants by Vanaja T. 5. Physiology of dormancy by Passam, Harold C and Alexopoulos, Alexios A. 6. Principles of preservation and packing to improve quality and extend shelf life of fresh horticultural produce by Bakshi, A.K. and Aggarwal Poonam. 7. Graft incompatibility by Masayo Kawaguchi, David Backhouse, Acram Taji and Masayuki Oda. 8. Role and symptoms of deficiency of micronutrients in horticultural crops by Nirmala Devi, S. and Sadhan Kumar P.G. 9. History of bioinformatics by Keshavachandran R. and Nancy Thomas. 10. Entomology in India - a historical perspective by Sosamma Jacob. 11. Ecofriendly approaches for the management of pests and disease of horticultural crops by Nakkeeran S., Renuka Devi P and Marimuthu T. 12. HELO priming in vegetable crops by Krishna Kumar K. 13. Controlled atmosphere storage of fruits by Sudhakar Rao, D.V. Gopalakrishna Rao, K.P. and Narayana C.K. 14. Physiology of fruit ripening by Dhillon W.S. and Gill P.P.S. 15. Trade in floriculture by Sheela Jayagopan.
K.V. Peter: Formerly Professor of Horticulture and Vice-Chancellor, Kerala Agricultural University, Thrissur-680 656, Kerala, India
List of Contributors
Chapter-1 : Geographical Indications in Horticulture
Elsy, C.R. and Mridula, N.
Chapter-2 : Emerging Trends in Bioinformatics
Keshavachandran, R.; Reena, N. and Nancy Thomas
Chapter-3 : Chemistry of Fragrance
Chapter-4 : Advances in Development of Salt and Water Stress Tolerant Plants
Chapter-5 : Physiology of Dormancy
Passam, Harold C and Alexopoulos, Alexios, A.
Chapter-6 : Principles of Preservation and Packing to Improve Quality and Extend Shelf Life of Fresh Horticultural Produce
Bakhshi, A.K. and Aggarwal Poonam
Chapter-7 : Graft Incompatibility
Masayo Kawaguchi, David Backhouse, Acram Taji and Masayuki Oda
Chapter-8 : Role and Symptoms of Deficiency of Micronutrients in Horticultural Crops
Nirmala Devi, S. and Sadhan Kumar, P.G.
Chapter-9 : History of Bioinformatics
Keshavachandran, R. and Nancy Thomas
Chapter-10 : Entomology in India - A Historical Perspective
Chapter-11 : Ecofriendly Approaches for the Management of Pests and Disease of Horticultural Crops
Nakkeeran, S., Renuka Devi, P. and Marimuthu, T.
Chapter-12 : Helo Priming in Vegetable Crops
Krishna Kumari, K.
Chapter-13 : Controlled Atmosphere Storage of Fruits
Sudhakar Rao, D.V. Gopalakrishna Rao, K.P. and Narayana, C.K.
Chapter-14 : Physiology of Fruit Ripening
Dhillon, W.S. and Gill, P.P.S.
Chapter-15 : Trade in Floriculture
Geographical Indications in Horticulture
Emerging Trends in Bioinformatics
Chemistry of Fragrance
Advances in Development of Salt and Water Stress Tolerant Plants
Physiology of Dormancy
Principles of Preservation and Packing to Improve Quality and Extend Shelf Life of Fresh Horticultual Produce
Role and Symptoms of Deficiency of Micronutrients in Horticultural Crops
History of Bioinformatics
Entomology in India - A Historical Perspective
Ecofriendly Approaches for the Management of Pests and Diseases of Horticultural Crops
Halo Priming in Vegetable Crops
Controlled Atmosphere Storage of Fruits
Physiology of Fruit Ripening
Trade in Floriculture