The book a consortium and provides adequate information derived from current research on tea and opens up new avenues for researchers as well as service for the tea growers, and offers solutions of persistent problems for policy makers. Colour photographs, useful diagrams have also been reproduced. This book has 10 chapters on VII different aspects. The first part deals with basic aspects on history and introduction with special reference to Darjeeling tea. Part II is devoted to the role of Small Tea Growers in Indian tea. The third part deals with Cultivation Practices. The forth part describes one of the important aspects of tea cultivation i.e., “Insect Pest Management and Pesticide Residue” in length. The part five describes research on Darjeeling tea and it’s contribution and impact. The part sixth describes health benefit of tea. Finally part seven deals with biotechnology on tea.