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The book provides a wide-ranging, up-to-date and methodical account of the role of various plantation crops in the nation's economy and the new opportunities as well as challenges that they offer to thefarmers, scientists, researchers and the consumers alike. Written in a non- technical style to introduce the vastness of the subject to the general readers, the book presents information on the origin, distribution, botany, crop improvement, crop production, crop protection and also post-harvest technology of the plantation crop sector supported by tables and diagrams wherever necessary.

K V Peter has had a distinguished career in the field of horticulture and plant breeding having served as Founder Director, Indian Institute of Spices Research, Calicut and Director, Research Kerala Agricultural University (KAU) and Vice-Chancellor of KAU. He is an author of several books and numerous research papers and has also been recipient of many prestigious awards from prominent agriculture research institutions.


Author: K V Peter
Year of Publication:2013
Edition:1st Edition
No of Pages:332 Pages
Age Group:All
ISBN 13:978-81-237-3961-8
Subject:India-The Land and the People
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