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Classification of Horticultural crops

Classification of Horticultural crops

Classification of Horticultural crops Horticultural crops having many species which are grown all over India. India endowed with rich vegetational wealth. Encompassing 356 domesticated species of the economic importance and 326 species of their wild forms or relatives. Indian subcontinent enjoys rich diversity of plant wealth besides; about 9,500 other species of ethanobotanical …

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Important Primary minerals

Primary silicate minerals

=>Quartz – SiO2. =>Potash feldspar (Orthoclase) – KAlSi3O8, Soda feldspars (Albite) – NaAlSi3O8 =>Lime feldspar (Anorthite) – CaAl2Si2O8; Albite and anorthite combine to form plagioclase or soda lime feldspars. =>Feldspars are easily attacked by “water containing H2CO3”. The weathering process is called as carbonation. =>Plagioclase weathers more rapidly than orthoclase. =>Orthoclas …

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Introduction of Minerals

Introduction of Minerals

Introduction of Minerals Minerals: A mineral is a naturally occuring, homogenous element or inorganic compound that has a definite chemical composition and a characteristic geometric form. The minerals can be identified by many of their physical properties like colour, lustre, streak, hardness etc. (Introduction of Minerals) · Lustre – general …

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