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Mulberry Cultivation

R K Patnaik, Biotech Books, 2008, viii, 256 p, tables, ISBN : 8176221863, $44.00 (Includes free airmail shipping)

Mulberry Cultivation/R.K. Patnaik

Contents: Preface. 1. Mulberry. 2. Black mulberry (morus nigra). 3. White mulberry (morus alba). 4. Red mulberry (morus rubra). 5. Soil fertility management. 6. Morphology of mulberry plant. 7. Mulberry cultivation in India. 8. Molberry cultivation in Japan. 9. Mulberry cultivation in Brazil. 10. Utilisation of mulberry. 11. Mulberry in animal production. 12. Mulberry cultivation and silkworm rearing. 13. Regional sericulture. 14. Mulberry Dykefish pond model. 15. Mulberry: the worldwide forage. Bibliography. Index.

"This book has been designed keeping in mind the requirements of the amateur mulberry cultivator an gives and in-depth look into the nitty-gritties of the industry. The various mulberry species have been enlisted with accounts of their descriptions, climatic requirements, soil conditions as well as their establishment, which includes land preparation, spacing, stakes and planting inter-cultivation, fertility, etc. Also information on pre and post-harvest requirements have been included.

Bearing a compendious amount of knowledge regarding the cultivation of mulberry. This book proves to be of immense worth to the reader interested in knowing more about this process." (jacket)

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