Botany of Horticultural Crops
Botany of Horticultural Crops
by Ponnuswami Et al
Year 2012
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ISBN 10 9380428685
ISBN 13 9789380428680
Language English
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CONTENTS OF THE BOOK

1. PLANT MORPHOLOGY ........................................................................ 1
1.1. Introduction ......................................................................................... 1
1.2. Root system ........................................................................................ 1
1.3. Shoot System ....................................................................................... 4
1.4. Leaf ................................................................................................... 10
1.5. Inflorescence ..................................................................................... 19
1.6. Flower ............................................................................................... 27
1.7. Fruits .................................................................................................. 42
1.8. Seed ................................................................................................... 46

 

2. FRUITS ..................................................................................................... 50
2.1. Mango ............................................................................................... 50
2.2. Banana .............................................................................................. 55
2.3. Citrus ................................................................................................. 65
2.4. Grapes ............................................................................................... 72
2.5. Guava ................................................................................................ 76
2.6. Papaya............................................................................................... 78
2.7. Sapota ................................................................................................ 81
2.8. Pomegranate ..................................................................................... 84
2.9. Pine apple .......................................................................................... 88
2.10. Ber ..................................................................................................... 90
2.11. Custard apple .................................................................................... 92
2.12. Jamun ................................................................................................ 97
2.13. Avocado ............................................................................................ 98
2.14. Passion Fruit ..................................................................................... 99
2.15. Mangosteen ..................................................................................... 100
2.16. Apple ............................................................................................... 101
2.17. Plum ................................................................................................ 103
2.18. Peach .............................................................................................. 104

3. VEGETABLES .......................................................................................105
3.1. Tomato............................................................................................. 105
3.2. Chilli .................................................................................................. 111
3.3. Brinjal ...............................................................................................115
3.4. Okra .................................................................................................118
3.5. Bitter Gourd .................................................................................... 121
3.6. Ash gourd ........................................................................................ 124
3.7. Snake gourd .................................................................................... 126
3.8. Ridge Gourd .................................................................................... 128
3.9. Pumpkin ........................................................................................... 130
3.10. Watermelon ..................................................................................... 132
3.11. Muskmelon ...................................................................................... 134
3.12. Cucumber ........................................................................................ 135
3.13. Squashes.......................................................................................... 138
3.14. Cabbage .......................................................................................... 141
3.15. Cauliflower ...................................................................................... 143
3.16. Radish .............................................................................................. 145
3.17. Moringa ........................................................................................... 146
3.18. Carrot .............................................................................................. 148
3.19. Beet Root ........................................................................................ 152
3.20. Turnip .............................................................................................. 154
3.21. Cassava ........................................................................................... 156
3.22. Potato .............................................................................................. 159
3.23. Sweet potato ................................................................................... 166
3.24. Elephant Foot Yam ......................................................................... 173
3.25. Colocassia ....................................................................................... 175

 

4. FLOWERS ..............................................................................................178
4.1. Jasmine ............................................................................................ 178
4.2. Rose ................................................................................................ 184
4.3. Carnation ......................................................................................... 186
4.4. Chrysanthemum .............................................................................. 189
4.5. Gerbera ........................................................................................... 194
4.6. Marigold .......................................................................................... 197
4.7. Anthurium ........................................................................................ 200
4.8. Crossandra ...................................................................................... 202
4.9. Hibiscus ........................................................................................... 205
4.10. Heliconia .......................................................................................... 208
4.11. Bird of Paradise .............................................................................. 214

5 MEDICINAL AND AROMATIC CROPS.........................................216
5.1. Periwinkle ........................................................................................ 216
5.2. Gloriosa ........................................................................................... 217
5.3. Aloevera .......................................................................................... 218
5.4. Senna ............................................................................................... 219
5.5. Noni ................................................................................................. 220
5.6. Tulasi ............................................................................................... 223
5.7. Vetiver ............................................................................................. 224
5.8. Lemon Grass ................................................................................... 225
5.9. Citronella grass ............................................................................... 225
5.10. Mint ................................................................................................. 226
5.11. Geranium ......................................................................................... 227
5.12. Davana (Marigolundhu) .................................................................. 228
5.13. Rosemary ........................................................................................ 229

 

6. SPICES AND PLANTATION CROPS ...............................................230
6.1. Black pepper ................................................................................... 230
6.2. Cardamom ....................................................................................... 232
6.3. Nutmeg ............................................................................................ 233
6.4. Turmeric .......................................................................................... 235
6.5. Ginger .............................................................................................. 237
6.6. Coriander ......................................................................................... 239
6.7. Fenugreek ........................................................................................ 241
6.8. Tea................................................................................................... 242
6.9. Coffee ............................................................................................. 246
6.10. Rubber ............................................................................................. 251
6.11. Cocoa .............................................................................................. 255
6.12. Cashew ........................................................................................... 259
6.13. Coconut ........................................................................................... 262
6.14. Arecanut.......................................................................................... 267
6.15. Palmyrah ......................................................................................... 271

REFERENCES .......................................................................................276