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Mushrooms: Edible and Medicinal Cultivation Conservation Strain Improvement With their Marketing
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Verma, B N, Prem Kumar Prasad and K K Sahu
x+431p., 36 col., plts., figs., tabls., ind., 25 cm
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Weight :  934 gms
Binding :  Hard Bound
Height :  25 cm
Width :  15 cm
Imprint :  Daya Publishing House
Year :  2013
 

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ISBN: 9788170358022
Status: In Stock 
Price: Rs 2200.00  

This book present comprehensive account of works done so far on basic and applied aspects of edible Mushrooms in simple and lively style for better perception of the readers even without any background knowledge of biology.
It includes morphological characteristics of 568 edible mushroom taxa along with their synonym, common name, ecological notes and distribution besides the live photographs of 120 taxa in their natural colour.
Identification of the poisonous mushrooms, Cultivation methods, Culture of mycelia, Harvesting Post harvest management and marketing have been discussed with full coverage.
Diseases and their control measures have been adopted for extending shelf-life of mushroom described along with stepwise method for preparing value added mushroom products.

Foreword v
From Author’s desk ix
1. Introduction 1
2. Biology of Mushrooms and its Fruit Types 9
3. Collection, Preservation and Identification of Mushrooms 20
4. Systematic Position of the Mushroom Taxa Described 26
5. Taxonomical Enumeration of Mushroom Taxa 32
6. Cultivation of Mushroom 260
7. Mycelial Culture of Mushroom 270
8. Harvesting of Mushroom Fruits (Sporophores) 271
9. Pests of Mushroom and their Control 275
10. Postharvest Management of Edible Mushrooms 289
11. Conservation of Mushroom Biodiversity 301
12. Genetics of Mushroom and Perspectives of its
Strain Improvement 309
13. Economic Importance of Mushroom 321
14. Economics of Mushroom Cultivation 351
Bibliography 361
Index 405

Dr. Bhola Nath Verma was born on 8th June, 1943 and was superannuated from the active service as University Professor and Head, University Dept. of Botany, B.R.A. Bihar University, Muzaffarpur, Bihar (India).

Dr. Prem Kumar Prasad is Principal, J.M.P.D.L. Mahila College, Madhubani under L.N. Mithila University, Darghanga, Bihar (India).
Dr. K.K. Sahu is Reader and Head in Botany, B.R.B.C College, Samastipur under L.N. Mithila University, Darbhanga, Bihar (India).

   

  Agricultural Economics
Botany
Food Science
Horticulture
Mushroom
 
   

   
   

  B.N. Verma
K.K. Sahu
Prem Kumar Prasad
 
   

   
   
 
 
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