CONTENTS OF THE BOOK
Ch 1). Introduction Ch 2). Vegetables Ch 3). Spices and Condiments Ch 4).
Fruits Ch 5). Agro-forestry and Social Forestry Ch 6). Ornamental Plants Ch
7). Medicinal and Aromatic Plants Ch 8). Oil Seed Crops Ch 9). Minor Millets
and Cereal Crops Ch 10). Pulses Ch 11). Forest Plants 12. Glossary 13. Bibliography
About the Book
The significance of food and horti – forestry resources is on top of
the agenda of all those who are concerned with food, nutrition and environmental
issues. The book is an attempt to compile a wealth of information on food plant
resources and temperate Horticulture and Forest plants of western Himalaya viz.,
manmade eco-system, agro-bio-diversity and natural eco-system as store house
of medicinal and aromatic plants, less known edible plants, flowers and wild
relatives of crop plants.
About the Author
Dr. Anand Singh Bisht is presently working as a Research Scientist in the Uttarakhand
University of Horticulture and Forestry. His area of specialization is Ecology,
Taxonomy and Medicinal and Aromatic plants. He has published about 20 research
papers in national and International journals. He is actively engaged in germplasm
collection, characterization and exploration of plant genetic resources of hill
crops of Uttarakhand.
Prof. Krishan Datt Sharma is a Food Scientist, presently working as a Dean
in VCSG College of Horticulture, Uttarakhand University of Horticulture and
Prof. Matthew Prasad is a Food Engineer, presently working as a Vice-Chancellor
of Uttarakhand University of Horticulture and Forestry, Bharsar.