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Mushroom Cultivation in India
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B C Suman, V P Sharma
viii+179p., tabls., 8 col. plts., bib., ind., 23 cm
Reprinted, 2014
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Weight :  380 gms
Binding :  E-Book
Height :  23 cm
Width :  15 cm
Imprint :  Daya Publishing House
Year :  2014
 

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ISBN: 9789351300212
Status: In Stock 
Price : Rs 5760.00 (Library)   Buy From Amazon

It is generally realized that there is an acute shortage of literature on mushroom cultivation based on the requirements of the growers in our country. Therefore the present book has been written keeping those factors in view and the book shows a great variety of cheap and useless materials, eg agricultural, industrial and forest waste, that can be successfully used as media for growing the various edible mushrooms. The book emphasizes mainly on the applied (cultivation) aspect of edible mushroom and is intended for anyone who is interested in edible mushroom the experience mushroom specialists; seasonal commercial grower or simply layman. The aim or writing this book, is that it will encourage and stimulate further research on all aspect of edible mushroom with special attention directed towards discovering new edible species and improving both the quality the yield of existing ones. This would eventually lead to their mass production accompanied by reduction in cost, ultimately bringing this commodity with in the reach of common man.

Contents Chapter 1: Introduction
Chapter 2: Global Status of Mushroom Production
Chapter 3: Importance of Mushroom
Chapter 4: History of Mushroom Cultivation in India
Chapter 5: Food Value of Mushrooms
Chapter 6: Steps in Mushroom Growing
Selection of site and types of mushroom to be grown, Mushroom farm structure, design and layout, Principles and techniques of compost and composting, Principles and techniques of spawn production, Casing and crop production, Environmental crop management, Harvesting and marketing
Chapter 7: Cultivation Technology of Specialty Mushrooms
Agaricus bitorquis, Pleurotus species, Paddy straw mushroom, Calocybe indica, Lentinula edodes, Flammulina velutipes, Agrocybe aegerita, Auricularia species
Chapter 8: Pests and Pathogens of Mushrooms
Chapter 9: Post Harvest Handling and Preservation of Mushrooms
Chapter 10: Mushroom Poisoning.

Dr. B.C. Suman, Professor, (Mushroom), Dr. Y.S. Parmar, University of Horticulture and Forestry, Nauni, Solan.
Dr. V.P. Sharma, Senior Scientist, National Research Centre for Mushroom (ICAR), Chambaghat, Solan.

   

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