Tea Cultivation: Comprehensive Treatise

by Dr. N. G. Hajra Tea Cultivation

The unique feature of the book is the incorporation and synthesis of available knowledge on more operative aspects of tea cultivation, ranging from the history of 5000 years old crop, nursery, planting materials, fertilizer management, pesticide residues, biological control, integrated pest and disease management, organic tea and many more. The present comprehensive book provides adequate information emanated from current and classical research on tea world over backed by discussions on different facets of tea cultivation and opens up new vistas of discoveries for researchers as well as serve as a vade-mecum for the vigilant tea growers, and offers alternate solutions of persistent problems for policy planners. Relevant interesting information/research findings have been provided in boxes in most of the chapters. Colour photographs, useful diagrams have also been reproduced.

Contents: Preface

  • History of tea cultivation
  • Botanical characteristics
  • Plant improvement
  • Climatic requirements
  • Tea soils
  • Physiology and tea productivity
  • Techniques of propagation
  • Field management
  • Pruning and plucking
  • Mineral nutrition and fertilizer management
  • Weed management
  • Insect pests and management
  • Diseases and management
  • Organic tea farming. Glossary. Subject index. Author index

Product Details

Hardcover: 500 pages
Publisher: International Book Distributing Co; 1st ed edition (April 1, 2002)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 8185860572
ISBN-13: 978-8185860572
Product Dimensions: 9.8 x 7.6 x 1.2 inches
Shipping Weight: 3.3 pounds


Rs. 2000.00 / $100 plus forwarding and packing charges.