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Plant Growth Regulators in Tropical and Sub-tropical Fruit Crops




ISBN 9781032291727
Published June 2, 2022 by CRC Press
652 Pages 10 B/W Illustrations

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Book Description

Plant growth regulators or plant bio-regulators have emerged as a powerful tool for improving the performance of horticultural crops in general and fruit crops in particular. This book provided recent information on role of plant hormones, how their concentrations are regulated, and how they modulate the various plant processes. ‘Plant Growth Regulators in Tropical, Sub-tropical Fruit Crops’ is a comprehensive book covering function of plant growth regulators in propagation including micro-propagation, growth, flowering and fruiting behaviour, yield, quality, shelf life and stress management etc. This book has 26 chapters covering most of the tropical and sub-tropical fruit crops like aonla, avocado, banana, ber, citrus, custard apple, date palm, fig, grape, guava, jamun, kokam, litchi, mango, mulberry, papaya, passion fruit, sapota, phalsa, pomegranate and strawberry.

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Table of Contents

1. Plant Growth Regulators 2. Brassinosteroids and their Use in Fruit Crops 3. Role of Paclobutrazol in Fruit Crops and its Residual Fate 4. Plant Growth Regulators in Aonla 5. Plant Growth Regulators in Avocado 6. Plant Growth Regulators in Banana 7. Plant Growth Regulators in Ber 8. Plant Growth Regulators in Citrus 9. Plant Growth Regulators in Custard Apple 10. Plant Growth Regulators in Date Palm 11. Plant Growth Regulators in Fig 12. Plant Growth Regulators in Grape (Theory and Practical) 13. Role of Plant Growth Regulators in the Cultivation of Grapes 14. Plant Growth Regulators in Guava 15. Plant Growth Regulators in Jamun (Syzygium cumini Skeels) 16. Plant Growth Regulators in Kokam 17. Plant Growth Regulators in Litchi 18. Plant Growth Regulators in Mango (Mangifera indica L.) 19. Plant Growth Regulators in Mulberry (Morus alba L.) 20. Plant Growth Regulators in Papaya 21. Plant Growth Regulators in Passion Fruit 22. Plant Growth Regulators in Phalsa (Grewia subinaequalis D.C.) 23. Effect of Plant Growth Regulators on Propagation and Fruit Production in Phalsa (Grewia subinaequalis DC) 24. Plant Growth Regulators in Pomegranate 25. Plant Growth Regulators in Sapota 26. Plant Growth Regulators in Strawberry

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Biography

S. N. Ghosh, Bidhan Chandra Krishi Viswavidyalaya, West Bengal, India


R. K. Tarai, Orissa University of Agriculture and Technology, Odisha, India


T. R. Ahlawat, Navsari Agricultural University, Gujarat, India