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Bougainvillea: A Color Handbook
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Roy, R K
2019, x+161p., figs., color phto., tbls., indx., 25cm
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Weight :  0 gms
Binding :  Hard Bound
Height :  25 cm
Width :  15 cm
Imprint :  Daya Publishing House
Year :  2019
 

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ISBN: 9789351249764
Status: LATEST(In Stock) 
Price: Rs 1995.00  

Bougainvillea is a very popular flowering plant and extensively grown in parks and gardens specially in tropical countries. The book is first of its kind which is based on scientific studies and personal work experience of the Author. It contains altogether 12 chapters on different aspects on Bougainvillea covering nativity, history, migration, taxonomical description, morphological characterization, growing tips, propagation, cytology, genetics, breeding and molecular characterization. Besides, it contains descriptor of 171 varieties and a checklist of 594 varieties with morphological description for identification purpose. Moreover, the book provides information on classification of varieties on the basis of various parameters and possible mode of use in landscaping.
This book provides comprehensive information on all aspects of Bougainvillea in a very simple form and easily understandable. It will serve as a reference text book for undergraduate, post-graduate and Ph. D students. Moreover, Bougainvillea growers, amateur gardeners, breeders and professionals will also be benefitted by this book.

Contents

Foreword v
Preface vii

1. Introduction 1
2 Nativity, Historical Aspects, Migration Route and Domestication 3
3. Genus, Species and Varieties in Cultivation 9
4. Characterization of Varieties - Morphological and Floral 33
5. Genetic Diversity Studies by Molecular Analysis 43
6. Culture and Management for Growth and Flowering 47
7. Different Methods of Multiplication 55
8. Cytology, Breeding and Development of New varieties 65
9. Classification of Varieties 77
10. Use in Ornamental Gardening 83
11. List of Available Varieties 89
References 149
Sources of Bougainvillea Plants in India 159
Subject/Terminology/Index 161

Dr R K Roy, is a renowned horticulturist in India. He has worked in reputed research institute like CSIR-National Botanical Research Institute, Lucknow and Agricultural & Horticultural Society of India, Kolkata in various capacities. Dr. Roy has been deeply involved in the R&D work on Horticulture since last 35 years. He has developed 16 new varieties of ornamentals which are popular in horticultural trade. Moreover, he was credited for the development of core collection of germplasm viz. Bougainvillea, Canna, Cycads, Cacti & Succulents, Gladiolus, House Plants and many other ornamentals.
He has developed many unique garden features / houses at CSIR-NBRI, Lucknow viz. Vertical Garden, Rock garden, Kiosk Gardens, Cycad House, Bonsai House, Orchid House, Gerbera House etc. Dr. Roy was also designed ‘The India Herbal Garden’, at WHO, Geneva.
Dr. Roy was awarded with various national and international awards / fellowships in recognition of his significant contribution in the field of Ornamental Horticulture.

   

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