Vrikshayurvedic Farming: The Traditional Indian Agriculture
C. Swaminathan and M.R. Nandhakumar
  • ISBN 13 : 9789351247357
  • year : 2017
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The book contains 16 chapters beginning with Introduction, meaning, history of Vrikshayurveda, heritage of Indian system of agriculture and Indigenous Technical Knowledge. Subsequently a review article on Vrikshyurveda farming is presented in length. The crop quality aspects like physiological parameters, food grain quality, healthy foods for happy living are nicely discussed. The crop production and management aspects viz., weed management, seed fortification and seed germination, soil fertility & nutrient management, Soil microbial studies, plant extracts for pest and disease management, yield and yield parameters are discussed based on the practical nowledhe gained. A chapter on vrikshyurvedic farming protocols for in crops is interesting for follow up action. Other two chapters on secondary metabolites of plant origin based on the literatures and reference materials and on trees and plants used in vrikshayurvedic farming are neatly presented.