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Dr. Subrata Mandal, Dr. Sudipa Nag (Mandal) & Alokesh Das
First Published: 2022
ISBN: 978-81-953189-7-1
Pages: 320


- Chapter 1: Introduction to Horticulture
- Chapter 2: Ornamental Plants
- Chapter 3: Fruits and Vegetable Crops
- Chapter 4: Horticulture Techniques and Management
- Chapter 5: Landscaping and Garden Design
- Chapter 6: Floriculture
- Chapter 7: Post-Harvest Technology
- Chapter 8: Disease and Insect Control and Management
- Chapter 9: Horticulture Crops-Conservation and Management
- Index

ABOUT THE BOOK: This book is meant for UGC for all Indian Universities as per CBCS Syllabus. “Horticultural Practices and Post Harvest Technology” is a book that will be very useful to the students for the preparation for final examinations of the honours and general courses of B.Sc. in Botany, Agriculture, and Horticulture. Efforts have been made to present each chapter in a lucid style for quick and effortless understanding. This edition of the book consists of a theory portion comprising nine (9) chapters covering UGC approved new syllabus of CBCS followed by different universities like Burdwan University, Bankura University, Kolkata University, Visva-Bharati, and many other universities in the country. This book covers a brief informative introduction to horticulture and also covers different aspects like production technologies of different flowers, fruits, and vegetables and their diseases, pest management in detail. Besides that, the book also covers gardening, landscaping, different horticultural techniques, post-harvest technology of horticultural crops, their conservation and management. It is expected that this book will be of great value to the students of horticulture and botany in other countries also. Besides that, the rural youth of our country may use the book for boosting their income generation by establishing different horticultural units and post-harvest infrastructures.


Dr. Subrata Mandal, Senior Scientist & Head, Rathindra Krishi Vigyan Kendra (RKVK), Palli- Siksha Bhavana (Institute Of Agriculture), Visva Bharati, Sriniketan has more than 21years of experience in teaching, research and extension in Agriculture, basically on Agronomy, Horticulture, Soil Science and Plant Protection. He has guided Ph.D. students, and published 5 books, 6 book chapters, and more than 43 research papers in National and International journals and also presented 33 papers in Conferences, Seminars, Workshops. He has been awarded the Young Scientist Award by the Society of Krishi Vigyan and ICAR-CIFA.

Dr. Sudipa Nag (Mandal), Associate Professor and former Head, Department of Botany, Rampurhat College, Rampurhat, Birbhum has 19 years of experience in teaching and research she was also an examiner and paper setter of B.Sc., M.Sc., and Ph.D. courses in different Universities. She was awarded Gouri Devi Silver Medal in B.Sc. and Gold Medal in M.Sc. from the University of Burdwan. She published more than 27 research papers in National and International Journals, 2 books, and more than 5 book chapters.

Alokesh Das is an Assistant Professor of Botany Department, Rampurhat College, Rampurhat, Birbhum, and former Head of that department, having 6 years of experience in teaching. He has published 9 research papers in National and International journals. Presently he is engaged in research work on Microbiology, Plant Pathology, Anatomy, and Photochemistry.

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