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Pran Nath Wanchoo

A B.Sc. in Agriculture/ Horticulture Sciences of the University of Agra (India) with Post Graduate Diploma and courses from Indian Agricultural Research Institute (IARI) New Delhi, India (FAO), NIN Hyderabad, NIRD Hyderabad (India). Expertise in Plant Propagation with Project Formulation and Implementation as a speciality, has remained associated and affiliated as a fellow with the Royal Horticulural Society London (FRHS), member of EMRA England, member of IDFT Association, Michigan USA, and University of California. Retired after 35 years from Agriculture and Horticulture service of Jammu and Kashmir (India) in research and development. Held key-level provincial/state level positions for over 20 years. Contributed largely to Area Development Programs in Jammu and Kashmir as provincial and State Chief. Worked as Project Consultant until 1988 and as consultant Horticulture thereafter in J & K, Punjab, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Delhi, U.P., Maharashtra etc. Has scores of publications to his credit in regional, national journals/papers/periodicals etc.

Pran Nath Wanchoo
Pran Nath Wanchoo

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Pran Nath WanchooKashmir - Old Home of Temperate Fruits
It is the soil, climate, and environment those  must suit to the culture and preservation of temperate fruits producing tree stocks. Kashmir probably is most ideal unparalleled such area in the world. Temperature is the most important climatic factor affecting the geographic distribution of various kinds and varieties of temperate fruits over which man has little control.  >>>

Chinar Tree, "Bouin" of Kashmir - Symbol of Goddess Bhawani

Plane tree, any of the genus Platanus, is a deciduous tree, native to temperate regions (Greece-Fargana & Kashmir)-Palmate Leaves, pendulous burr-like fruit. Species include Oriental plane (P. orientalis) London plane (P. acerifolic) American sycamore (P. hispanica) or Buttonwood, Water Beach (P. occidentalis). These are the various species known to the world. >>>


Horticulture in Himalayas: Principles & Practices
Put together by the author with his background experience of over 50 years and in-depth studies in the horticulture of the Himalayan region and association with the regional universities for the benefit of the populace of the Himalayan region particularly and for the rest generally. 
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