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The Gardener: Horticulture in Pakistan
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The Gardener: Horticulture in Pakistan (Hardback)

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This fully illustrated book was written in response to the need for a manual on gardening that offered relevant information on all aspects of horticulture with particular reference to Pakistan. The book provides general and specific guidance for the amateur and the professional gardener. The volume covers various aspects of gardening, including the plant kingdom, soil, manure, watering, propagation etc., with details about flowering plants, hedges, climbers, indoor plants, palms, trees, lawns etc. It also offers solutions for dealing with garden pests and other troubles by way of a diagnostic key, and a 12-month gardening calendar for planting and sowing seasons. There is also a general guide to plant troubles, pest groups and diseases and their treatment. A chapter on bonsai is informative and original.

Home & GardenGardeningNatural World & The EnvironmentAgriculture & farmingHorticulture Publisher: OUP Pakistan Publication Date: 30/11/2006 ISBN-13: 9780195471465  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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Mr. A. K. Khan is an eminent horticulturist of Pakistan. He was born in 1920, and migrated to Pakistan from Jaipur. He graduated in Horticulture from Allahabad University in 1944. He initially worked in the agriculture department in Kabul, Afghanistan, and then in Delhi, India. In Pakistan he served in various capacities including Director, Parks and Recreation, Government of Pakistan. He was elected Member International Committee for Horticulture Nomenclature in 1952 at the 13th International Horticultural Congress and in 1984 he was elected Member, Landscape Institute, UK. His passion for horticulture induced him to establish the Horticultural Society of Pakistan in 1948. He has received the President's Award for Pride of Performance in 1990 in the field of science. He has six books to his credit.

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