Ornamental Palms: Production and Processing

by Kannan, M. & P. Ranchana

ISBN: 9789386949165
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Imprint : DAYA
Year : 2018
Price : Rs. 6995.00
Biblio : viii+192., figs., tabls., col., 25 cm

Author Profile

Dr. P. Ranchana is working as a Post Doctoral Fellow in Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, Coimbatore. She has published 6 international, 5 national and 30 popular articles, 6 manuals and 5 book chapters. She served as a course associate for UG and PG courses with respect to Floriculture and Landscaping. She is a life member of several professional societies. She handled classes for ODL students towards Floriculture and Landscaping aspects. She assisted in the conduct of 25 days training progra

About The Book

This book gives a clear picture about different types of palms based on nature of root, trunk, leaves, growth, flowers and fruits. Moreover, it act as a quick reference to know about the palms suitable for different regions (tropical, sub tropical, temperate), dry, wet soils and coastal regions, as house plants, in landscaping as hedges and screens. This book is bestowed with the description of 100 palms with coloured photographs which are widely used in different parts of the world as ornamenta

Table of Contents

1. Introduction 2. Classification of Palms 3. Landscape Uses of Palms 4. Palms for Different Locations 5. False Palms 6. Description of Palms 7. Germination of Palm Seeds 8. Value Added Palm Based Products Annexure – List of Palms