Preface. 1. Introduction. 2. Nursery technology. 3. Rehabilitation of saline environment. 4. Non wood forest products. 5. Organic farming. 6. Producing and exporting organic fruit and vegetables. 7. Feeding systems : straws and agro-industrial byproducts. 8. Legislation and policy of medicinal plants. 9. Adulteration and substitution of crude herbal drugs. Index.
This book contains most of the aspects related to medicinal and aromatic plants providing a comprehensive literature on agro techniques which will be really useful for growers and industry people involved in the use of medicinal and aromatic plants. The chapters offer a comprehensive and balanced text in a highly readable and user friendly manner. The book is likely to become popular as an independent self contained text for the students and can also serve as a handy reference book for entrepreneurs and practitioners. (jacket)