'This book has been prepared primarily as a text for raising of quality planting material of guava through vegetative propagation. Practices followed in the propagation of guava are presented in detail which clearly showed the effect of different propagation methods i.e. cutting, layering, patch budding and wedge grafting on different parameters of vegetative growth is also discussed in the book. It is hoped that scientific and technical information available in this book will be useful for orchardists, field functionaries and researchers for accomplishing the goal of enhanced quality fruit production and productivity.'
Ms. Sohnika Rani is doing Ph.D in the Division of Fruit Science, SKUAST-Jammu. She has done B.Sc Agriculture and M.Sc in Fruit Science from SKUAST-Jammu. She has published 06 articles.
Dr. Akash Sharma is working as an Assistant Professor in the Division of Fruit Science, SKUAST-J, Chatha-Jammu. He has published more than 52 research papers in leading national and international journals. Dr. Sharma is associated with six professional horticulture societies and is also member in the editorial board of the Journals.
Prof. V. K. Wali is presently working as Head, Division of Fruit Science, Faculty of Agriculture, SKUAST-Jammu. He has published 95 articles in various national and international journals of repute. He is a Life-member of 5 National Horticultural Societies of India.