Okra Handbook:
Global Production, Processing, and Crop Improvement

Edited by B. S. Dhankhar and Ram Singh


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September 2009
475 pp.

ISBN: 978-0-97280618-3

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ISBN: 978-0-97280618-3



About the Editors

B. S. Dhankhar, PhD, was Professor and Associate Dean at the CCS Haryana Agricultural University College of Agriculture in Hisar, India. He also served as Assistant Director General of Vegetable Crops at the Indian Council of Agricultural Research, New Delhi, where he guided several research projects on the improvement of several crops. As a research team leader, he has 3 virus-resistant okra varieties to his credit. Outside of India, he has been a visiting fellow at the National Vegetable Research Station in Wellesbourne (United Kingdom) and has coordinated international research projects on vegetable crops executed by AVRDC in south Asian countries. Dr. Dhankhar is a fellow of the Indian Society of Vegetable Science and is a life member of numerous professional societies.

Ram Singh, PhD, is Professor of Entomology, CCS Haryana Agricultural University (HAU) in Hisar, India. He has worked on various aspects of insect-plant interactions and integrated pest management at the Horticultural Research International in Wellesbourne, United Kingdom, where he served a European Commission Post-doctoral fellowship. The author or coauthor of more than 120 research papers, 13 book chapters, and 3 books, Dr. Singh is the recipient of the University Gold medal and Aspee Gold Medal from HAU and the ICAR Award from New Delhi.

Preface | Contents

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