Brinjal

by K L Bhat

ISBN: 9788170358459
Imprint : Daya Publishing House
Year : 2013
Price : Rs. 7995.00
Biblio : xiii+209p.,col.plts.,tabls.,ind., 23 cm

Author Profile

Professor Kanaya Lal Bhat is working as Professor in Division of Vegetable Science and Floriculture, Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences and Technology, J & K.

About The Book

Brinjal (Baigan) is a native plant and is widely used in Indian cuisine. It is a popular vegetable grown extensively in almost all over the world. It occupies third position amongst vegetable crops. India’s brinjal economy is estimated to be close to $2 billion, with millions of farmers cultivating it annually in nearly 5, 50, 000 hectares. Its production contributes not only to food nutrition security but also to poverty alleviation. It is easy to grow and earns higher returns without involving

Table of Contents

"Preface 1. Introduction 2. Nutritive Value and Uses 3. Taxonomy 4. Breeding Methods/Selection Criteria 5. Varieties 6. Cultivation 7. Major Diseases of Brinjal 8. Major Pests of Brinjal 9. Harvesting and Yield 10. Brinjal Seed Production 11. Isolation Requirements Bibliography Index "