Temperate Fruits Vol 1: Pome and Stone Fruits

by Mitra, S K

ISBN: 9789354612923
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Imprint : DAYA
Year : 2022
Price : Rs. 20595.00
Biblio : xxvi+588+8 page Color plate

Author Profile

Professor (Dr.) Sisir Kumar Mitra worked (until 28.02.2014) at the Bidhan Chandra Krishi Viswavidyalaya, Mohanpur, West Bengal, India. He served as Head, Department of Fruits and Orchard Management (1996-2000), Dean, Faculty of Horticulture (2007-2009) and Dean, Post Graduate Studies (2009-2012) of the university. He did Post-doctoral research (1985-1986) at the Horticulture Research International, East Malling, UK as Commonwealth Fellow and worked as Visiting Professor at the Institute Coltivaz

About The Book

This book was first published in 1991 and was well received by students, teachers and researchers in many universities and institutes in India and abroad. In the past 28 years (since its first publication), tremendous progress have been made in temperate fruit research, notably in developing varieties and rootstocks, canopy management, understanding the flowering physiology, storage technology, biological control of pests and diseases, resistance breeding, biotechnology, etc., Revision of the

Table of Contents

Acknowledgement v Preface to the Revised and Enlarged Edition vii Preface of the First Edition ix Contributors of Temperate Fruits: Pome and Stone Fruits (1990) xv 1. Apple 1 2. Apricots 177 3. Cherries 229 4. Peaches 297 5. Pears 393 6. Plums 491 Index 549