Guide Book of Fruit Diseases

By: A.K Misra
₹ 8,995.50 ₹ 9,995.00

ISBN: 9789391734398
Year: 2023
Binding: Hardbound
Language: English
Total Pages: 504

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India ranks second in fruit production in the world, after China. As per National Horticulture Database during 2020-21, India produced 102.48 million metric tonnes of fruits and the area under cultivation of fruits stood at 9.6 million hectares. Therefore, it can be said that the fruits are the real wealth in India and it contributes significantly in the national GDP and economy of our country. The book on "Guide Book of Fruit Diseases" focuses primarily on diseases of important temperate, tropical and subtropical fruit crops like apple, banana, citrus, grape, guava, mango, litchi, jackfruit, dragon fruit, ber, bel, aonla, sapota, etc. The geographical distribution, crop losses, symptoms, causal organisms, favourable conditions, disease cycle and efficient management with new advances of each crop are presented. High-quality photographs are included in each chapter for the better identification of symptom. Though significant work has been done on the diseases of these crops over the years, consolidated information on the diseases of these crops are lacking in one place. The information on the diseases of fruit crops are given in crisp manner, so that it is easily understandable and are of practical utility. In this book disease cycle of different diseases are also depicted, which give better understanding of the disease. The photographs of the symptom will be useful for identifying the disease by the fruit workers. The chapters are contributed by the leading specialist scientists of the concerned fruit crop which gives authentic information of the concerned fruit. The information compiled in this book would be useful for growers/farmers, consultants, managers, horticulturists, plant pathologists, extension workers, teachers, students and agribusiness representatives, who are concerned with the fruit cultivation