Author: Lallanji GopalPublisher: Sundeep PrakashanYear: 2000Language: EnglishPages: 252ISBN/UPC (if available): 817574085X
The real nature of this book was not realised earlier G.P. Majumdar Popularised the name Upavanavinoda. Its real name, a genuine Indian contribution, is Vrksayurveda the book deals with a variety of subject concerning plants, soil, seeds, treatment of soil and seeds, fertilizing, diseases of plants and their cure, creating botanical marvels layout of gardens including provision for water reservoirs etc.
PART IHISTORICAL ACCOUNT1. Meaning and scope of Vrksayurveda2. Emergence of Vrksayurveda as a Science : Kautilya and Varahamihira3. In Kasyapasamhita Vrksayurveda4. Ancient Authorities or Vrksayurveda5. Vrksayurveda of Parasara : A Modern eponymous text6. Vrksayurveda in the Puranas : Visnudharmottara-purana and Agnipurana7. Classic Formulation of Vrksayurveda by surapala8. Extension and transformation of the Vrksayurveda traditionA) Diversification in Manasollasa-BhudharakridaB) Sarngadhara and UpavanavinodaC) Medieval Tradition of UpavanavinodaPART IITEXTS WITH TRANSLATIONA) Kautilya on VrksayurvedaB) Kasyapasamhita on VrksayurvedaC) Varahamihira on VrksayurvedaD) Visnudharmottara Purana on VrksayurvedaE) Agnipurana on VrksayurvedaF) Vrksayurveda of SurapalaAPPENDIX - LIST OF PLANT NAMES