Sustainable Horticulture, Volume 1: Diversity, Production, and Crop Improvements is part of a two-volume compendium that addresses the most important topics facing horticulture around the world today.

Volume 1, on Diversity, Production, and Crop Improvement, outlines the contemporary trends in sustainable horticulture research, covering such topics as crop diversity, species variability and conservation strategies, production technology, tree architecture management, plant propagation and nutrition management, organic farming, and new dynamics in breeding and marketing of horticulture crops.

Sections include:

  • Genetic Resources & Biodiversity Conservation
  • Production & Marketing of Horticulture Crops
  • Crop Improvement & Biotechnology

Together with Volume 2: Food, Health, and Nutrition, this two-volume compendium presents an abundance of new research on sustainable horticulture that will be valuable for a broad audience, including students of horticulture, faculty and instructors, scientists, agriculturists, government and nongovernment organizations, and other industry professionals.

part Part I|56 pages

Genetic Resources and Biodiversity Conservation

chapter Chapter 1|12 pages

Citrus Germplasm at Original Home Warrants Documentation and Conservation

ByR. K. Bhattacharyya

chapter Chapter 2|8 pages

Medicinal Orchids of Mizoram and Habitat Approach for Conservation

ByVanlalruati, T. Mandal, S. Pradhan, Vanlalremruati Hnamte

chapter Chapter 3|16 pages

Varietal Wealth of Turf Grasses at the Indian Agricultural Research Institute

ByBabita Singh, S. S. Sindhu, Namita

chapter Chapter 4|18 pages

Local Germplasm and Landraces of Vegetables: Availability, Market Price, and Perception of Consumer

ByAnjana Pradhan, Laxuman Sharma, S. Manivannan, Karma Diki Bhutia

part Part II|319 pages

Production And Marketing of Horticulture Crops

chapter Chapter 5|12 pages

Horticulture For Sustainable Development in India

ByK. L. Chadha

chapter Chapter 6|16 pages

Organic Fruit Production in India: Present Situation and Future Prospects

ByS. K. Mitra, Hidangmayun L. Devi, K. S. Thingreingam Irenaeus

chapter Chapter 7|13 pages

Tropical Fruit Tree Architectural Management in Thailand

ByNarong Chomchalow, Prem Na Songkhla, Lop Phavaphutanon

chapter Chapter 10|22 pages

Status and Strategic Plan for the Sustainable Development of Horticulture Sector in Andaman & Nicobar and Lakshadweep Groups of Islands, India

ByR.K. Gautam, S. Dam Roy, Ajit Arun Waman, Pooja Bohra, I. Jaisankar, V. Damodaran, K. Sakthivel, T. Bharathimeena

chapter Chapter 11|6 pages

Organic Vegetables Farming and Its Prospects in Pakyong East District of Sikkim, India

ByAnjana Pradhan, Deeki Lama Tamang, Sangay Gyampo Bhutia, Pabitra Subba

chapter Chapter 12|11 pages

Organic Nutrient Management for Improving the Fruit Quality of Mango Cv. Alphonso

ByH. Lembisana Devi, Y. T. N. Reddy, Thejangulie Angami, Prativa Sahu, E. Reang, G. S. Yadav, B. Das

chapter Chapter 13|10 pages

Organic Production of Turmeric in Northeastern India: Constraints and Opportunities

ByMary Chinneithiem Haokip, Akoijam Ranjita Devi, Khumbar Debbarma

chapter Chapter 15|10 pages

Effect of Zinc and Boron on Growth, Yield, and Economics of Cultivation of Onion (Allium Cepa L.) cv. Agrifound Dark Red in Nagaland, India

ByKhatemenla, V. B. Singh, Trudy A. Sangma, Lalngaihwami

chapter Chapter 18|11 pages

Influence of Organic Wastes Amendment on the Soil of a Jhum Fallow

ByAngom Sarjubala Devi, Lalbiakdiki Royte

chapter Chapter 20|12 pages

Kendu: An Underexploited Forest Fruit Species for Poverty Alleviation of Tribals*

ByDebjit Roy, Subhasis Kundu, Bikash Ghosh

chapter Chapter 21|8 pages

Proline Accumulation under Drought Stress in Onion (Allium Cepa L.) Cultivars

ByK. Riazunnisa, G. Sai Sudha

chapter Chapter 22|11 pages

A Statistical Study on Pineapple In North-Eastern States of India for Sustainable Policy Development

ByKrajairi Mog, Sh. Herojit Singh, Anurup Majumder

chapter Chapter 23|9 pages

Performance of Horticulture Crops Under Sloping Agriculture Land Technology in Hilly Terrains of Mizoram, India

ByF. Lalnunmawia, B. Gopichand, Tawnenga, R. Lalfakzuala, F. Lalriliana

chapter Chapter 24|8 pages

Changes in Vitamin C Content During the Various Stages of Ripening of Citrus Grandis: A Major Fruit Crop of Sikkim, India

ByYengkokpam Ranjana Devi, Puthem Mineshwor, Rocky Thokchom

chapter Chapter 25|10 pages

Fruit Setting, Yield, and Economics of Ber (Zizyphus Mauritiana Lamk) cv. ‘Bau Kul-1’ to the Exposure of Growth Regulators and Micronutrients

BySayan Sau, Debjit Roy, Bikash Ghosh, Indrani Majumder, Subhasis Kundu, Sukamal Sarkar

chapter Chapter 26|14 pages

Impact of Various Pruning Levels on Petiole Nutrient Status, Physiology, Yield, and Quality of Grape (Vitis Vinifera L.) cv. Italia

ByS. Senthil Kumar, R. M. Vijaya Kumar, K. Soorianatha Sundaram, D. Durga Devi

chapter Chapter 27|9 pages

Green Space for Sustainable Disaster Management

ByJenny Zoremtluangi, Vanlalruati, Vanlalremruati Hnamte

chapter Chapter 30|9 pages

Effect of IBA and Different Rooting Media on Fig Cuttings

ByMegha H. Dahale, G. S. Shinde, S. G. Bharad, P. K. Nagre, D. N. Muske

part Part III|74 pages

Crop Improvement and Biotechnology

chapter Chapter 31|8 pages

New Dynamics in Breeding of Horticultural Crops

ByThaneshwari, C. Aswath

chapter Chapter 32|14 pages

Peppers (Capsicum Spp.): Domestication and Breeding For Global Use

ByS. Kumar, H-C. Shieh, S. W. Lin, R. Schafleitner, L. Kenyon, R. Srinivasan, J. F. Wang, A. W. Ebert, Y. Y. Chou

chapter Chapter 33|14 pages

Detection of Phytophthora Using Molecular and Immunological Approaches in Citrus Spp.

ByS. J. Gahukar, Deepa N. Muske, Amrapali A. Akhare, R. G. Dani, R.M. Gade

chapter Chapter 34|11 pages

Discrimination of Phytophthora as a Devasting Fungus of Citrus Orchard from Other Fungi Using Molecular Approach

ByDeepa N. Muske, S. J. Gahukar, Amrapali A. Akhare, R. G. Dani

chapter Chapter 35|6 pages

Genetic Diversity and Heritability in Bitter Gourd (Momordica Charantia L.) Genotypes

ByUmakant Singh, Devi Singh, V. M. Prasad

chapter Chapter 36|10 pages

Performance Study of Tuberose in the Gangetic Plains of West Bengal, India

ByVanlalruati, T. Mandal, Jenny Zoremtluangi

chapter Chapter 37|8 pages

Genotypic Performance on Growth and Yield in Bitter Gourd (Momordica Charantia L.) Genotypes

ByUma Kant Singh, Devi Singh, V. M. Prasad