Vegetables, low in calories, high in protective nutrients match the dietary requirements of 21st century life styles. In an era of increasing life expectancy, an array of nutraccuticals available in exotic vegetables, check aging, prevent chronic diseases and keep one juvenile. Scope of the present book, ?exotic Vegetables?, overarches from home to commercial gardens as it provides knowledge of seeds and planting material, cultivation technology, post harvest handling and matrix of production and availability for the benefit of all stake holders including new entrepreneurs. Farmers and suppliers of exotic vegetables in India will get a complete view of value chain from starting of crops to the stage of storage and distribution. It will enhance their competitiveness in quality assurance and remunerative marketing of exotic vegetables both in domestic and export retail chains. A long standing demand of students, looking for consolidated information on exotic vegetables at one place is fully met. The book serves as a well designed module for experiential learning required for end to end production of exotic vegetables. Lastly, information on uses and nutrition is of special interest to housewives, who will come to know new ways of using exotic vegetables under Indian perspective. It will be easy to grow organic salads such as lettuce, parsley, celery, Chinese chive and European radishes at home with the help of knowledge provided in the book. The basic information available in this book serves one and all interest in exotic vegetables for one reason or the other.
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