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Prof. K.V.Peter
Prof. K.V.Peter: Former VC and Presently Professor of Horticulture, Kerala Agricultural University, Thrissur 680 656, Kerala

About The Book

There is Global concern on shrinking food base depending on a meager three crops-wheat, rice and maize-.New Crops are to be encouraged to fit into the changing food habits, life styles and above all climate change. Underutilized Horticultural Crops are getting attention world around. The High Impact Journal HortScience reviewed vol. II Underutilized and Underexploited Horticultural Crops and reported its global value. The series projects the nutritional values, ecological compatibility, fitness to ecological niches and above all optimum uses of natural resources like water, energy, space and time. Volume 4 deals with edible plant foods in Africa, African Leafy Vegetables, Amaranths, Chilies, Annual Drumstick, Clove bean, Cluster bean, Curry leaf, Ivy Gourd, Snap melon, Sweet Gourd, Teasles Gourd, Tree borne vegetables, Fruits of North Eastern Region, Dragon Fruit, Wood apple, Strobilanthes, Seed Spices, Yam bean and Trees for Energy. Twenty s in the 4th volume are compiled by the Eminent Scientists in the respective crops. The volume 4 envisages a world free from hunger and under nutrition and full of health and wellness.

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  2. Edible Plant Foods in South Africa : New Light from Ancient Dwellers


    DAWN YOUNGBLOOD
    1 - 30 (30 Pages)
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  3. African Leaf Vegetables


    WS Jansen Van Rensburg and HJ Vorster
    31 - 60 (30 Pages)
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  4. Amaranths


    E VAN DEN HEEVER AND S. L. VENTER
    61 - 92 (32 Pages)
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  5. Chillies


    A. ANU AND K. V. PETER
    93 - 110 (18 Pages)
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  6. Annual Drumstick (Moringa oleifera Lam)


    M. PRABHAKAR AND S. S. HEBBAR
    111 - 130 (20 Pages)
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  7. Clove Bean


    Salikutty Joseph
    131 - 134 (4 Pages)
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  8. Cluster Bean


    J. RENUGADEVI, V. VIJAYAGEETHA AND P. SRIMATHI
    135 - 154 (20 Pages)
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  9. Curry Leaf


    Salikutty Joseph
    155 - 164 (10 Pages)
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  10. Ivy Gourd


    LI-JU LIN AND C. G. KAU
    165 - 178 (14 Pages)
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    Snapmelon


    DHILLON N. P. S.
    179 - 184 (6 Pages)
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    Sweet Gourd (Momordica cochinchinesis (Lour) Spreng)


    JOSEPH JOHN K and L. K. BHARATHI
    185 - 192 (8 Pages)
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    Teasle Gourd (Momordica subangulata Blume ssp. renigera (G. Don) de Wide)


    JOSEPH JOHN K
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    Tree-Borne Vegetables


    MAURYA I. B. AND JITENDRA SINGH
    201 - 222 (22 Pages)
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    Underutilized Fruits of North Eastern Region, India


    PATEL R. K., AKATH SINGH, D. S. YADAV AND L. C. DES
    223 - 238 (16 Pages)
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    Dragon Fruit Hylocereus undatus (Haw.) Britton and Rose


    Pushpakumara D.K.N.G. and H.P.M. Gunasena
    239 - 266 (28 Pages)
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    Wood Apple


    SHUKLA S. K. AND A. K. SINGH
    267 - 288 (22 Pages)
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    Strobilanthes : Promising Indigenous Ornamental Plants from Western Ghats India


    Anitha. K, Shijo Joseph and S. Narendra Prasad
    289 - 296 (8 Pages)
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    Underexploited Seed Spices Ajowan, Anise, Black Caraway, Caraway Celery, Dill, Nigella & Parsley


    Suresh K. Malhotra
    297 - 342 (46 Pages)
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    Yam Bean


    MUKHOPADHYAY S. K., RAJIB NATH AND H. SEN
    343 - 378 (36 Pages)
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  21. Underutilized Trees for Energy


    FELIX FRANCIS, K. SUDHAKARA AND K. V. PETER
    379 - 398 (20 Pages)
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