Doubling Farmers Income Through Horticulture

by al., K. L. Chadha et.

ISBN: 9789386071774
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Imprint : DAYA
Year : 2021
Price : Rs. 25995.00
Biblio : xxvi+954p., col.figs., tabls., 29cm

Author Profile

Dr. K.L. Chadha (Padma Shri Awardee) is currently President of the Horticultural Society of India and also Adjunct Professor (Hort.) at IARI. He received M.Sc. (Hort.) degree from Punjab University, Chandigarh and Ph.D. from IARI, New Delhi. He had served in various capacities at IARI, New Delhi, PAU, Ludhiana and Central Mango Research Station, Lucknow. He was the Director, IIHR, Bengaluru, Horticulture Commissioner and Executive Director, National Horticulture Board, Govt. of India; DDG (Hort.

About The Book

This book is a compendium of 108 lead papers presented by R&D workers from various national and international institutions including industry during the four day 7th Indian Horticulture Congress-2016 held from November 15-18, 2016 by the Horticultural Society of India, New Delhi to commemorate its Diamond Jubilee. The book analyses the contribution which various strategies can make to doubling of farmers income by 2022 as envisioned by the Prime Minister of India. Contribution cover role of impr

Table of Contents

1.Production of Quality Planting Material in Fruit Crops: A Pre- Requisite for High Productivity 2: An Integrated Citrus Propagation Programme for Improving Production and Proftability 3: Improving Availability and Quality of Vegetable Seeds for Higher Proftability 4: Plug Plant Production of Horticultural Crops through Hi-Tech Nursery Raising 5: Grafting for High Productivity and Proftability in Vegetable Crops 6: Micropropagation for Mass Production of Horticultural Crops 7: Diagnostics