This Nursery Manual Provides Propagation Techniques For One Hundred Tree Species. The Appropriate Reproductive And/Or Vegetative Propagation Techniques Are Presented For Each Tree Species. The Manual Further Provides A Brief Description Of Each Tree Species, Its Distribution, Economic Importance, Phenology, Seed Characteristics, Methods Of Seed Collection, Specific Treatments To Enhance Seed Germination And Field-Planting Methods. Information About The Application Of Modern Techniques Such As Micro-Propagation, The Use Of Synthetic Chemicals To Induce Roots, Seed Treatments, Testing Of Germination, Setting Up Of Traditional And Greenhouse Nurseries And Various Practices To Produce Good Quality Seedlings Is Also Provided. This Manual Has Been Prepared To Meet The Requirements Of Individuals Interested In Setting Up Nurseries, Forest Department Staff And Nursery Managers, Plantation Managers, College Teachers, Farmers, Commercial Entrepreneurs And Silviculture Enthusiasts.Many have contributed to the realization of this Nursery Manual. Firstly, we would like to acknowledge the large contribution made by Professor K S Jagadish and Dr H N Chanakya in initiating nursery trials at ASTRA (Centre for Application ofanbsp;...
|Title||:||Nursery Manual for Forest Tree Species|
|Author||:||N. H. Ravindranath, D. M. Bhat, Vidya S. Swamy|
|Publisher||:||Universities Press - 2004-01-01|