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Production Technology of Fruits

Citrus Fruit Cultivation

Introduction and Importance Citrus fruit is grown in all four provinces of Pakistan but Punjab produces over 95% of the crop because of favorable growing conditions. Citrus is divided into different groups namely Sweet oranges, Mandarins, Grape fruits, Lemons and Limes which are commercially grown on an area of 5 lack acres throughout the country with an average yield of ...

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Grapes Production Technology

Grapes Overview The grape belongs to genus Vitis which comprises about sixty species. However, the principal species from which the cultivated grape has been derived is Vitis vinifera. There are three broad divisions of grapes: Dessert grapes, wine grapes and Raisin grapes. Grapes are rapidly becoming a popular home grown fruit. They are consumed fresh, as juices and wine, as ...

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Lychee

The lychee (Litchi chinensis Sonn) an important sub-tropical evergreen fruit crop belonging to family Sapindaceae, is believed to have originated in China, where it has been grown in Southern Guangdong state for thousands of years. It is highly specific to climatic requirements and probably due to this reason its cultivation is restricted to few countries in the world. The lychee ...

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Pear

Pear is next only to apple in importance, acreage, production and varietals diversity among temperate fruits in India. It is grown under temperate and subtropical conditions because of its wider climatic and soil adaptability. It is primarily grown in hills at 1,700-2,400 m above mean sea-level in the states of Himachal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir and Uttar Pradesh. Low-chilling pears ...

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Water Melon

Water Melon Production Technology: Fruits are bigger in size with dark green skin and pink is red flesh. It yields 36-38 t/ha in 122-135 days. Soil Sandy loam rich in organic matter with good drainage and pH range for 6.5-7.5 is ideal for cultivation of watermelon. This crop requires a moderate warm temperature. Season Sow the seeds during November – ...

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Musk Melon

Production Technology of Musk Melon in Pakistan Cultivation The major pockets of musk melon growing are Thatta, Badin and some parts of Mirpurkhas as well as Bahawalpur and Sahiwal. It is also cultivated in ‘katcha’ areas and is known as a money-maker crop. There are a number of varieties in the world but in Pakistan, farmers grow only two varieties ...

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Bananas

Banana Production technology Pakistan is a land of promise and tremendous development possibilities by virtue of its unique geographical location, fast inquisitional talents of its people, and richness of natural and cultural resources. Agricultural sector of Pakistan is usually divided into four main sub-sectors: crops, livestock and forestry and fisheries, Banana is an important sector of Pakistan Banana is extensively ...

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Apples

Apples Production Technology Climate: Most of the commercially grown apple cultivars in Pakistan require a cooler climate than all other fruits. Apple thrives and fruits best under a relatively cool slow growing season, usually met with at higher altitudes. Therefore, proper selection of varieties is of major importance. Varieties grown under such conditions are Amri, Kashmiri Amri, Golden Delicious, Red ...

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