About the Book :
"The Science of Horticulture' exposes all the stake holders-students, scientists, extension officers, farmers, policy planners to recent scientific research findings in horticulture. Marketing of horticulture produces has assumed prime importance in a global market with establishment of World Trade Organisation (WTO). Many trade related agreements were signed among over 110 countries. The Agreement on Trade Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS Agreement) specifically represents the resolve of al member countries to use intellectual property as one of the means of achieving economic balance and diminishing the trade barrieThe legislative history elaborates the genesis of TRIPS agreement, General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT), Madrid Agreement, Chairman's draft, Dunkel draft, general protection under article 22 and certain aspects of TRIPS definition. Malabar Pepper, Alleppy Green Cardamom, Assam Tea, Darjeeling Tea, Nilgiri Tea and Coorge Orange are a few horticultural crops which got registered under Gi appellation. The chapter I is contributed by Latha S. Nair, Intellectual Property Firm, Gurgaon.