The content of this book provides information on advanced knowledge in the sphere of importance and scope of horticulture in India, horticulture based integrated farming systems, integration of livestock in horticulture based farming systems, emerging issues, natural resource management, disease and pest management, organic farming and certification, post-harvest measures and value addition in arid fruits and vegetables, marketing aspects, status and export promotion measures and procedures.
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Table of Contents
1. Prospects of Horticulture in Arid Region 2. Potential of Horticultural Crops in Integrated Farming System for Higher Income in Arid Zone 3. Vegetable Production: Prospects and Challenges in Rajasthan 4. Genetic Diversity of Vegetables in Arid Region 5. Prospects of Vegetables Grafting in Arid and Semi Arid Regions 6. Production Technology of Less Known Fruit Crops of Arid Region 7. High Density Planting in Fruit Crops 8. Rejuvenation of Old and Senile Orchards 9. Diversified Farming System for Economic and Ecological Sustainability in Arid Gujarat 10. Intercropping of Seed Spices with Vegetables for Enhancing System Productivity and Profitability 11. Important Horticultural and Fodder Crops for Horti-Pastoral System in Arid Region 12. Henna - A Potential Crop for Hot Arid and Semi-Arid Region 13. Henna Based Production System for Arid Region 14. Tree Borne Oilseeds (TBO’S) of Arid Region 15. Traditional and Improved Agroforestry Systems in Arid Western Rajasthan with Special Reference to Climate Change Adaptation and Livelihood Security 16. Integration of Livestock in Horticulture Based Farming System in Rainfed Regions of India 17. Small Ruminants in Horti-based Farming System 18. Conservation and Utilization of Plant Biodiversity in Hot Arid Ecosystem 19. Climate Change and Its Impact on Fruit Crops 20. Soil and Water Quality Issues in Arid Ecosystem and Their Management 21. Depleting Ground Water- Scenario Consequences and Way Forward 22. Nursery Management for Fruit Crops 23. Drip Irrigation in Horticultural Crops with Special Reference to Arid Zone 24. Water Harvesting: A Sustainable Solution for Protected Cultivation for Economic and Nutritional Security of Farm Family in Arid Zone 25. Soil-less Cultivation Technology for Growing Vegetable Crops Nursery for Enhancing Economic and Livelihood of Farm Family in Arid Zone 26. Harnessing Solar Energy for Sustainable Farming System in Arid Regions 27. Carbon Sequestration: Agroforestry is an Option to Mitigate Climate Change 28. Nutrient Management in Arid Fruit Crops 29. Management and Utilization of Degraded Lands and Poor Quality Water for Production of Spices, Medicinal and Aromatic Plants 30. Disease Management in Fruit Crops 31. Biointensive Integrated Pest Management for Horticultural Crops of Arid Region 32. Scientific Management and Feeding of Calf and Heifer 33. Agri-Entrepreneurship: A New Avenue for Agriculturist 34. Organic Farming: Potential and Strategies in Arid Zone 35. Organic Certification- Standards and Agencies
A.K. Shukla, ICAR-Central Arid Zone Research Institute, Rajasthan, India
D.K. Gupta, ICAR-Central Arid Zone Research Institute, Rajasthan, India
B.L. Jangid, ICAR- Agricultural Technology Application Research Institute, Rajasthan, India
Keerthika A., ICAR-Central Arid Zone Research Institute, Rajasthan, India
M.B. Noor mohamed, ICAR-Central Arid Zone Research Institute, Rajasthan, India
R.S. Mehta, ICAR-Central Arid Zone Research Institute, Rajasthan, India