Bougainvillea: A Color Handbook

Author:

Dr. R. K. Roy

Publisher:

ASTRAL INTERNATIONAL (P) LTD.

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Publisher

ASTRAL INTERNATIONAL (P) LTD.

Publication Year 2019
ISBN-13

9789351249764

ISBN-10 935124976X
Binding

Hardcover

Edition First
Number of Pages 161 Pages
Language (English)
Dimensions (Cms) 24.5 X 16 X 1
Weight (grms) 464

Bougainvillea is a very popular flowering plant and extensively grown in parks and gardens specially in tropical countries. The book is first of its kind which is based on scientific studies and personal work experience of the Author. It contains altogether 12 chapters on different aspects on Bougainvillea covering nativity, history, migration, taxonomical description, morphological characterization, growing tips, propagation, cytology, genetics, breeding and molecular characterization. Besides, it contains descriptor of 171 varieties and a checklist of 594 varieties with morphological description for identification purpose. Moreover, the book provides information on classification of varieties on the basis of various parameters and possible mode of use in landscaping. This book provides comprehensive information on all aspects of Bougainvillea in a very simple form and easily understandable. It will serve as a reference text book for undergraduate, post-graduate and Ph. D students. Moreover, Bougainvillea growers, amateur gardeners, breeders and professionals will also be benefitted by this book.

Dr. R. K. Roy

Dr. R K Roy is a renowned horticulturist in India. He has worked in reputed research institute like CSIR National Botanical Research Institute, Lucknow and Agricultural & Horticultural Society of India, Kolkata in various capacities. Dr. Roy has been deeply involved in the R&D work on horticulture since last 35 years. He has developed 16 new varieties of ornamentals of core collection of germplasm viz. bougainvillea, Canna, cycads, cacti & Succulents, Gladiolus, House plants and many other ornamentals.
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