Plant Resources Management Utilization -I (Term I)
  • Plant Resources Management Utilization -I (Term I)

Plant Resources Management Utilization -I (Term I)

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According to New Revised Syllabus w.e.f. 2008 PUNE, Maharashtra (INDIA)

Plant Resources Management Utilization - I

Author : Dr. Bhausaheb Auti, Dr. D.N. Khairnar, Deepak Mahajan

Price : 125

ISBN : 978-93-5016-047-3

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About the Book

The plant resources are the rich treasure house to fulfill most of the human needs. It should be properly managed and conserved. Plants as natural resources, Nursery Management, Horticultural Practices, Greenhouse Technology, Harvest Technology and Weed Management are the major topics covered in this book. The book will give an insight into various technological aspects in the conservation of Plant resources.

This Text Book on Plant Resources - Management Utilisation - I  is according to the new revised syllabus of Pune University, for FY.BSc. Botany Paper II Term I.

The authors are experts and well acclaimed academicians. They have compiled all topics as per syllabus and language used is simple and easy keeping in mind that the students are in the first year of graduation. Inclusion of charts, tables, diagrams as required will enable students to grasp the topics well. Summary in the end of each chapter is provided to give students a gist of the whole chapter. Exercise questions and Past University questions are included for each chapter to give students an idea of likely questions that may be asked during exams.


1. Natural Resources

1.1 Introduction

1.2 Types of natural resources

1.3 Plants as natural resources

1.4 Management practices of resources, need and methods

1.5 Water resource managements

1.6 Land resource management

1.7 Utilization of natural resources

1.8 Plants as a sources of hydrocarbons

1.9 Fibre

1.10 Plants in medicine

1.11Essences or essential oils

1.12 Plant resources

2. Nursery Management

2.1 Introduction

2.2 Types of nurseries and cultural practices

2.3 Seed (Propagule) collection, selection of propagule materials, storage and treatments

2.4 Manures, fertilizers and pesticides

2.5 Methods of irrigation-drip, sprinkler and flood

3. Horticultural Practices

3.1 Introduction

3.2 Definition

3.3 Branches of horticulture

3.4 Scope and importance

3.5 Methods of propagation

3.6 Landscaping and conservation

4. Greenhouse Technology

4.1 Introduction

4.2 Type of green houses

4.3 Structure of greenhouse

4.4 Site selection

5. Harvest Technology

5.1 Introduction

5.2 Harvest technology

5.3 Post-harvest technology and management for fruits, flowers and medicinal plants

6. Weed Management

6.1 Introduction

6.2 Definition and need

6.3 Invasive weeds concept and causes of thier dominance

6.4 Weed control-physical, chemical, and biological

6.5 Sustainable uses of weeds