Agro Techniques of Medicinal Plants

by Ravindra Sharma

ISBN: 9788170358367
Imprint : Daya Publishing House
Year : 2013
Price : Rs. 9495.00
Biblio : xi+264p., 8 col. plts., figs., tabls., gloss.,bib.,ind., 25 cm

Author Profile

Dr. Ravindra Sharma (born January 21, 1970) is presently President & Managing Director, GREEN FOUNDATION (For health care, social equity & biodiversity conservation), a reputed Non-Government Organisation (NGO), Dehradun. He has been actively associated in research and development (R&D) in the field of cultivation & domestication of medicinal herbs, Green Health Mission, ethnobotany and conservation biology. He has contributed more than 35 research papers, general articles in national and intern

About The Book

Medicines are the second most essential requisite after food for mankind. For medicines, medicinal plants are the important sources of raw drugs. Therefore, the demand on plant based therapeutics has increased many fold in both developing and developed countries due to the growing recognition that they are natural products, being non-narcotic, having no side effects, easily available at affordable prices. Due to hug demand of plant-based crude drugs throughout the world, today urgent need to dom

Table of Contents

Contents Important Tips for Cultivation of Medicinal Plants; Chapter 1: Introduction; Chapter 2: Nursery Technology; Nursery management tips; Chapter 3: Biofertilizer; Manures, Biofetilizers, Biopesticides, Integrated Pest Management (IPM); Chapter 4: Organic Farming: An Approach for Sustainable Herbi-culture; Concept of organic farming, Needs of organic farming, Economic and market status, Organic market, Constraints and opportunities, Suggestion, Indian needs; Chapter 5: Agro-Techniques of Med