This book demonstrates applications of the basic principles of horticulture and illustrates how they can be used systematically to define—and eventually control—existing phenomena. It comprises of various practices for evaluating the technologies used in horticulture.

    It will meet the growing need of students, teachers, and researchers alike in the field of horticulture and those working in agricultural universities and other related private firms.

    Print edition not for sale in India.


    About the Authors

    1 Hi-tech Horticulture: An Introduction

    2 Greenhouse Technology

    3 Planning and Design of Greenhouse

    4 Greenhouse Irrigation Systems

    5 Passive Solar Greenhouse

    6 Hi-tech Nursery Management

    7 Problems/ Constraints of Greenhouse Cultivation and Future Strategies

    8 Growing Media, Soil Pasteurization, Cost Estimation and Economic Analysis

    9 Hydroponics for Hi-tech Horticulture

    10 Plant Growth Regulators for Hi-tech Horticulture

    11 Plasticulture for Hi-tech Horticulture

    12 Artificial Intelligence, IoT and Robotics for Hi-tech Horticulture

    13 Integrated Nutrient Management for Hi-tech Horticulture

    14 Tissue Culture for Hi-tech Horticulture

    15 Production Technology under Hi-tech Horticulture

    16 Drying Methods and Applications for Hi-tech Horticulture

    17 HACCP, GMP, GAP and Quality Standards for Hi-tech Horticulture



    K.V. Malam earned M.Sc. (Agri.) degree in Agronomy in 2019 and Ph.D. (Agri.) Agronomy in 2022. He commenced his professional career in 2019 as Young Professional and senior research fellow.

    V.R. Malam earned M.Sc. (Agri.) and Ph.D. degrees in Horticulture. He has been engaged in research and post-graduate teaching for the last thirty-three years. He has received the Sardar Patel Agriculture Research Award, Bharat Ratna Mother Teresa Award and Eminent Scientist award.

    D.R. Kanzaria earned M.Sc. (Hort.) and Ph.D. degrees in Horticulture in 1999 and 2015, respectively. He is actively engaged in teaching of U.G. and P.G. programmes, research, and extension activities.