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Nazir Ahmed Zeerak
Nazir Ahmed Zeerak: Professor, Division of Plant Breeding and Genetics, Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences and Technology of Kashmir, Shalimar Campus-191 121, Srinagar, Jammu & Kashmir, India

Shafiq A. Wani
Shafiq A. Wani: Director Research, Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences and Technology of Kashmir, Shalimar Campus-191 121, Srinagar, Jammu & Kashmir, India

About The Book

The book describes the existing Plant Biodiversity of Agri-horticultural importance of temperate (Kashmir) and cold arid (Ladakh) Himalayan regions of India. The diversity presented is based on actual survey conducted by the authors across the regions over the last several yeaThe contents of the book include the available varietal wealth, both in wild as well cultivated forms, existing within all major economic plant groups of the regions viz Cereals, Pulses, Oilseeds, Spice and Condiments, Forages, Vegetables, Ornamentals, Fruits and Nuts and Underutilized Plants. Technical, English and Kashmiri/Ladakhi names of plants of economic importance are given along with brief notes on their status and utility. The work will be helpful to researchers and students working in the fields of Plant Biodiversity, Plant Breeding, Horticulture and Economic Botany. It can specifically serve as a ready reference book for researchers and planners working on management and conservation of plant genetic resources of Indian Himalayan regions.

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  2. Cereals

    1 - 30 (30 Pages)
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  3. Pulses

    31 - 38 (8 Pages)
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  4. Oilseeds

    39 - 42 (4 Pages)
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  5. Spices & Condiments

    43 - 48 (6 Pages)
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  6. Fruits and Nuts

    49 - 104 (56 Pages)
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  7. Vegetables

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  8. Forages

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  9. Medicinal Plants

    137 - 160 (24 Pages)
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  10. Ornamental Plants

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    Lesser Known and Underutilized Plants

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    Native Plant Bio-diversity of Indian Sub-Himalayan Regions – An Overview

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