Vegetables Genetic Wealth and Crop Improvement

by Bhardwaj, D R

ISBN: 9789390371846
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Imprint : DAYA
Year : 2021
Price : Rs. 34095.00
Biblio : xvii+995

Author Profile

Dr. D. R. Bhardwai obtained his graduate (1 984); post-graduate (1 987) and Ph. D. degree (Horticulture with specialization in Vegetable Science) (1 991 ) from Institute of Agricultural Sciences, B.H.U. Varanasi (U.P.). Dr. Bhardwaj has an experience of 27 years in vegetable crops improvement (research and development) under Indian Council of Agricultural Research, New Delhi. Presently, he is working as a Principal Scientist after joining of scientist through ARS in 1 991. He focused on augm

About The Book

The present book has been written to fulfill the emergence of hue and cry for physical resources in the world which comprise land, water and the biological diversity. Management of landscapes for both production of food and conservation of ecosystem services and wild biodiversity forms the basis for eco-agriculture. In the regime of climate change, accelerated plant genetic resource identification, collection of wild/weedy flora, inventrization, development of open pollinated varieties/hybri

Table of Contents

Preface v 1. Vegetable Genetic Resources: Importance, Utility and Ethnobotany 1 2. Genetic Resources of Solanaceous Vegetables and Crop Improvement 29 3. Genetic Resources of Cucurbitaceous Vegetables and Crop Improvement 157 4. Genetic Resources of Legume Vegetables and Crop Improvement 289 5. Genetic Resources of Brassica Vegetables and Crop Improvement 395 6. Genetic Resources of Root Vegetables and Crop Improvement 435 7. Genetic Resources of Okra (Genus Abelmoschus) and Crop Improvem