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Indian Botanic Gardens
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Roy, R K and J S Khuraijam
x+236+16 p. Color
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Weight :  750 gms
Binding :  Hard Bound
Height :  25 cm
Width :  15 cm
Imprint :  Daya Publishing House
Year :  2020
 

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ISBN: 9789388982658
Status: LATEST(In Stock) 
Price: Rs 2595.00  

The book entitled 'Indian Botanic Gardens', edited by eminent horticulturist, Dr. RK Roy and young plant
conservationist, Dr. JS Khuraijam, is an attempt to review the plant conservation efforts and R&D
activities being carried out in different botanic gardens across India. The book contains twenty two
chapters written by eminent scientists, researchers and academicians from across the country who are
directly involved in the activities of botanic gardens. This edited book is intended for all people who
are interested in botanic gardens, plant conservation and floriculture.

Preface v
1. Botanic Gardens of India: Treasure house of plant diversity 1
J.S. Khuraijam and R.K. Roy
2. Botanical Garden of CSIR-Institute of Himalayan Bioresource
Technology, Palampur (H.P.): An Introduction 15
Brij Lal, Gopichand and Alka Kumari
3. Primary Hemi-epiphytes: A Challenge for Ex-situ Conservation in
AJC Bose Indian Botanic Garden, Howrah – A Case Study 23
Basant Kumar Singh, Arabinda Pramanik and C.M. Sabapathy
4. Conservation of Plants of different Phyto-geographical Region of
India in Botanic Garden of Indian Republic (BGIR), Noida 47
Sheo Kumar
5. Contributions of National Botanic Garden, Trombay (NBGT) in
In-situ vis-à-vis Ex-situ Conservation 63
H.A. Barbhuiya and C.K. Salunkhe
6. Conservation Profile of the Bhagalpur University Botanical Garden,
Bhagalpur (Bihar) 77
T.K. Pan and C.B. Singh
7. Ex-situ Conservation of Threatened Plants of India at
Botanical Survey of India, Dehradun 85
Amber Srivastava, S.K. Srivastava and L.R. Dangwal
8. Wild Medicinal Plant Species in Botanic Garden
of Indian Republic, Noida 93
Sheo Kumar and Damini Sharma
9. Fernery of Government Botanical Garden, Udhagamandalam 109
K. Anitha, R. Surendranath, K. Kayalvizhi and P. Rajasekar
10. Conservation of Orchids at TNAU Botanic Gardens 117
M. Kannan and P. Ranchana
11. Conservation of Trees and Shrubs in GNDU Botanical Garden 127
Gurveen Kaur, Jaskirat Kaur and Avinash Kaur Nagpal
12. Herb Garden: An Important Component of Botanic Garden for
Ex-situ Conservation of Medicinal and Aromatic Plants 139
R.C. Nainwal, D. Singh, R.S. Katiyar, S. Sharma, A.K. Singh, P.K. Singh
and S.K. Tewari
13. Conservation and Evaluation of Canna Cultivars for Cultivation on
Partially Sodic Waste Land of Northern Plains of Uttar Pradesh 153
Devendra Singh, R.C. Nainwal, R.S. Katiyar and S.K. Tewari
14. Germplasm Conservation of different Canna Cultivars at
National Botanic Garden, Trombay (NBGT), Mumbai 161
C.K. Salunkhe and H.A. Barbhuiya
15. Bougainvillea at CSIR-NBRI Botanic Garden: Germplasm Collections,
Agro-technology and Development of New Varieties 169
Shilpi Singh and R.K. Roy
16. Fragrant Tuberoses for Enhancing Beauty of Botanic Gardens 179
P. Ranchana and M. Kannan
17. Agro-technology for Commercial Cultivation of Gerbera in
Naturally Ventilated Polyhouse: A Floricultural Activity
of the Botanic Garden 187
Satish Kumar and R.K. Roy
18. Effects of different Growing Media on Growth and Yield of
Anthurium (Anthurium andreanum Var. ‘Avo-Victoria’) for
Cut Flower Production under Polyhouse 199
Tapas Kumar Chowdhuri
19. Studies on Growth and Cut Flowers Production of Gerbera
(Gerbera jamesonii) under Naturally Ventilated Polyhouse 207
Satish Kumar and R.K. Roy
20. Molecular Characterization of Various Turfgrass Genotypes by
RAPD and ISSR Markers 213
Roshni Agnihotri, S.L. Chawla and Sudha Patil
21. Seasonal Flowering Plants for Healthy Environment in
Landscape Gardening 223
Shankar Verma and Rajeev Kumar
22. Studies on Vase Life of Cut Flowers in Dahlia Genotypes 227
Kiran Singh
Index 233
Color Plate 237

Dr R.K.Roy, is a renowned horticulturist in India. He has worked in reputed research institute like CSIR-National Botanical Research Institute (NBRI), Lucknow and Agricultural and Horticultural Society of India, Kolkata in various capacities. Dr. Roy, was former Sr. Principal Scientist and Head, Botanic Garden, Floriculture and Landscaping Division, CSIR-NBRI (1989-2016). Prior to that, Dr. Roy was Assistant Secretary and Horticulturist at The Agricultural–Horticultural Society of India, Alipore, Kolkata (1985-89). His main field of specialization is Ornamental Horticulture, Floriculture and Landscaping. During the tenure of his service spanning over 35 years, Dr. Roy has been deeply involved in the R&D work on Floriculture and Landscaping.
Dr Roy is member of various professional and academic societies of India and abroad. He is Sr. Vice President of Bougainvillea Society of India and Former Vice-Chairman, Commission Landscape and Urban Horticulture, International Society for Horticultural Sciences (ISHS), Belgium.
He was also awarded with international fellowship/scholarship viz. 'RHS's Financial Award' by Royal Horticultural Society, London, United Kingdom in 1998; 'Commonwealth Science Council Fellowship', Commonwealth Science Council, United Kingdom in 2003; ‘Coke Trust Award’ by Royal Horticultural Society, United Kingdom. Moreover, Dr. Roy had international exposure by way of visiting many countries and leading botanical/ornamental gardens in United Kingdom, France, Poland, Switzerland, Germany, The Netherland etc.
He has written many books viz. ‘Ornamental Annuals’, ‘House Plants’, ‘Kitchen Garden’, ‘Home Garden’, ‘Gladiolus’, 'Gerbera', ‘Marigold’, 'Fundamentals of Garden Designing' and 'Ornamental Trees of India' etc.
Dr J.S. Khuraijam is a plant conservationist and cycad biologist at CSIR-National Botanical Research Institute, Lucknow. He has 12 years of research experience and his major contribution has been in the field of cycad taxonomy and conservation of threatened species. Besides curation of living collections at CSIR-NBRI Botanic Garden, he has been actively involved in the taxonomic studies of conifers, orchids and conservation of wild ornamental plants. He has published more than 60 papers on plant taxonomy and biodiversity conservation and has edited two books. Dr Khuraijam did his Ph.D in Botany (2014) from GGS Indraprastha University, New Delhi. He is an active member of IUCN SSC Cycad Specialist Group.

   

  Floriculture
Botany
Medicinal Plant/Aromatic Plants
 
   

   
   

  Khuraijam, J S
Roy, R K
 
   

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Garden,
Flower,
Ex-sity
Conservation,
Polyhouse,
RAPD
ISSR
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