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J.S. Bal
J.S. Bal: PhD. (Hort.), Former Professor of Horticulture, Department of Fruit Science, Punjab Agricultural University, Ludhiana-141004, Punjab

About The Book

The various aspects of fruit cultivation mainly covered are nutritive and cultural significance; origin, history, and distribution; taxonomical and botanical description; climatic and soil adaptability; propagation technology and rootstocks; plant and fruit physiology; recommended and popular cultivars; planning and planting; soil cultural practices technology - water need, nutritional need, weed control, inter culture; plant cultural practices technology - training and pruning, fruit thinning ,fruit quality improvement, use of plant growth regulators; special problems; harvesting and production of fruits; post-harvest fruit technology; insect-pests and diseases management; marketing and export potential. Section-1 cover 1; section- 2 covers 5; section-3 covers 4 and section 4 cover 1 temperate fruits in order of their importance. Scientists working in different Universities/Institutions and Research Stations have contributed chapter on fruit crops in their respective areas of specialization. The book will be highly beneficial to the graduate and post-graduate students in Fruit Science, fruit growers, scientists and extension workers.

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  2. Apple


    D.P. Sharma, N. Sharma and Rimpika
    1 - 44 (44 Pages)
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  3. Pear


    Sukhdev Singh
    45 - 70 (26 Pages)
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  4. Peach


    Harminder Singh and Indira Devi
    71 - 94 (24 Pages)
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  5. Plum


    J.S. Bal
    95 - 114 (20 Pages)
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  6. Apricot


    Deepji Bhat, V.K. Wali and Manish Bakshi
    115 - 138 (24 Pages)
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  7. Walnut


    Amit Kumar and K. Kumar
    139 - 174 (36 Pages)
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  8. Almond


    Arti Sharma, V. K. Wali and Simrandeep
    175 - 202 (28 Pages)
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  9. Kiwi


    J.S. Chandel and Pramod Verma
    203 - 220 (18 Pages)
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  10. Cherry


    Desh Beer Singh
    221 - 244 (24 Pages)
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    Strawberry


    S.K. Bhatia and R.B. Kumatkar
    245 - 266 (22 Pages)
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    Persimmon


    Girish Sharma, Kiran Thakur, Deepika Negi and Nirmla Chauhan
    267 - 286 (20 Pages)
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