Handbook of House Plants

by Kannan, M., P. Ranchana & S. Vinodh

ISBN: 9789386615909
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Imprint : DAYA
Year : 2018
Price : Rs. 6995.00
Biblio : viii+182., tabls., figs., col., 25 cm

Author Profile

Dr. M. Kannan is presently working as the Professor and Head, Department of Floriculture and Landscaping, Horticultural College and Research Institute, Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, Coimbatore. He started his carrier in 1986 as Assistant Professor (Hort.) at Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, Yercaud. To his credit he has published more than 9 books, several technical bulletins, student manuals and book chapters related to horticulture and specifically to floriculture. He is the recipient

About The Book

The cultivation of house plants is by no means a difficult proposition. It is easy to achieve success, if one has the right knowledge about their habit and habitat, needs and susceptibilities, cultural practices and propagation techniques, the pests and diseases likely to cause damage, and their prevention and control. These information have been presented well in different chapters of this book. In growing plants indoor, the people face some starting problems. Keeping this in view, some practi

Table of Contents

Preface 1. Introduction 2. Ornamental Plants for Home Gardening 3. Factors to be Considered for Growth of House Plants 4. Propagation and Growing Media for House Plants 5. Containers, Care and Management of House Plants 6. House Plants - A Remedy for Air Pollutants 7. Plant Protection Measures 8. Annexure - List of House Plants Colour Plates of House Plants Indoor Plants, Annuals, Bulbous Plants, Cacti, Climbers, Ferns, Shrubs, Trees and Succulents