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K.V. Peter
K.V. Peter: Professor of Horticulture and Former Vice-Chancellor, Kerala Agricultural University, Thrissur - 680 656, Kerala (India)

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The present book is the second volume in the series Underutilized and Underexploited Horticultural Crops edited by Prof. K.V.Peter.  As in the 1st volume the present volume also covers 6 s on underexploited fruits, 5 on vegetables, 1 on tuber crops, 3 each on flowers and trees and 2 on spices.  Dr. Bhuwon Sthapit, IPGRI, Malaysia contributes a on In Situ Conservation of Horticultural Crops.  Underutilized fruits of Andaman and Nicobar Islands are dealt with in detail by Dr. D.R. Singh, Giant Granadilla, Apricot, Low Chilling Peaches, Aonla and Ber are dealt by eminent scientists in respective crops. Dr. Umesh Srivastava, ICAR, New Delhi deals Genetic Resource Management in Cucurbits. Dr. Samadia from Central Institute of Arid Horticulture, Bikaner writes on Arid Vegetables. Dr. S.K. Pandey, Director, CPRI, Shimla elaborates Taxonomy of Temperate Underutilized Root and Tuber Crops. Underutilized flowers surrounding the homesteads are narrated by Dr. U. Sreelatha, Kerala Agricultural University.  An overview on Liliums is given by Dr. K. Valliappan, Mahua, Chironji and Drumstick are the trees dealt with.  Turmeric and Long Coriander are elucidated by Dr. A.M. Rao and Dr. P. Indira respectively.

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  2. In situ Conservation of Horticultural Crops


    Bhuwon Sthapit
    1 - 10 (10 Pages)
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  3. Underutilized Fruit Crops of Andaman and Nicobar Islands


    D.R. Singh
    11 - 54 (44 Pages)
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  4. Giant Granadilla


    Pradeepkumar. T
    55 - 60 (6 Pages)
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  5. Apricot


    Deepa Hansraj Dwivedi and Sanjay K Dwivedi
    61 - 88 (28 Pages)
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  6. Low Chilling Peaches


    Akath Singh, R. K. Patel, K. D. Babu and L.C. De
    89 - 104 (16 Pages)
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  7. Germplasm Resources of Aonla (Emblica officinalis)


    Arun Kr. Shukla, Dhurendra Singh and Anil Kr. Shukla
    105 - 116 (12 Pages)
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  8. Ber


    Anil Kumar Shukla, Arun Kumar Shukla, D K Sarolia and D. Singh
    117 - 128 (12 Pages)
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  9. Genetic Resources Management in Cucurbits


    Umesh Srivastava
    129 - 152 (24 Pages)
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  10. Arid Vegetables


    D. K. Samadia
    153 - 174 (22 Pages)
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    Cucurbits


    D.K. Singh
    175 - 194 (20 Pages)
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    Alternanthera


    P. Indira
    195 - 198 (4 Pages)
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  13. 12 

    Hibiscus and Abelmoschus Species of Potential Uses


    Suresh Babu, K V
    199 - 218 (20 Pages)
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    Taxonomy of Temperate Underutilized Root and Tuber Crops


    Rana J C., Pandey, S.K and Jaigopal
    219 - 254 (36 Pages)
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    Liliums in India — An Overview


    K. VALLIAPPAN
    255 - 266 (12 Pages)
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    Underexploited Flowers of Our Surroundings


    U. Sreelatha, Jyothi Bhaskar and Sobhana, A
    267 - 281 (15 Pages)
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    Mahua


    Sanjay Singh
    283 - 294 (12 Pages)
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    Chironji


    Sanjay Singh
    295 - 310 (16 Pages)
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    Drumstick


    Salikutty Joseph
    311 - 322 (12 Pages)
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    Diversity in Turmeric (Curcuma longa L.)


    A. Manohar Rao
    323 - 352 (30 Pages)
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    Long Coriander (Eryngium foetidum L.)


    P. Indira
    353 - 356 (4 Pages)
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