Category: Horticulture

  • Cultivation of Sweet Orange

    Sweet orange cultivation practice About citrus group Botanical name: Citrus spp.Family: RutaceaeSub-family: Aurantaoideae.Fruit type: Modified berry, called – HesperidiumEdible portion: Juicy placental hairs.Citrus groupsSweet orange: Citrus sinensisGrape fruit: Citrus paradisePummelo: Citrus grandisAcid lime: Citrus aurantifolia.Sweet lemon: Citrus limmettoidesLemon: Citrus limonMandarin: Citrus raticulata. Also read: Propagation methods in fruit plants Sweet orange cultivation Botanical name: Citrus […]

  • Food Flavours, Additives, Colours and Spoilage

    Food Flavours, Additives, Colours and Spoilage/Toxin List of contents 01: Source of food flavours 02: Food additives 03: Food colours 04: Food spoilage or food toxin Main topic: Post Harvest Technology Also read: Post Harvest Technology (PHT) MCQ (Multiple Choice Questions) 01: Source of food flavours List of food flavours: 1-10 S.No. Name of food […]

  • Easily Available Soil Media for Litchi Air Layering

    Easily Available Soil Media for Air Layering in Litchi Post Easily available soil media for litchi air layering Category Gardening Subject Pomology or Fruit Science About litchi Litchi is also spelled as lychee. It is a tropical fruit crop. The litchi is a delicious fruit and generally consumed as a table fruit. It is one […]

  • Crop Regulation in Guava

    Crop regulation in guava Guava: Common introduction Crop regulation in guava English name Guava Hindi name अमरुद Other name Apple of Tropics Scientific name Psidium guajava Linn Family Myrtaceae Chromosome number 2n=44 Origin Tropical America Also read: Basics of Guava Cultivation Guava (Psidium guajava Linn) is a tropical fruit crop. It can also be grown […]

  • 5 Regular Bearing Varieties of Mango

    Regular bearing varieties of mango About mango Common name Mango English name Mango Hindi name आम (Aam) Other names King of fruits Scientific name Mangifera indica L. Family Anacardiaceae Wild relatives Mangifera sylvetica Mango (Mangifera indica L.) is considered the king of fruits. It is one of the choicest to mankind in India. The mango […]

  • Peach Cultivation in Hilly and Plains

    Peach cultivation in healy and plain areas Peach: Basic information English name Peach Hindi name आडू (adoo or aadu) Botanical name Prunus persica batsch Family Rosaceae Origin place China Chromosome number X = 8, 2n =16 Type of fruit Drupe Edible portion Mesocarp and epicarp It is a temperature fruit which is rich in protein, […]

  • Important things in epicotyl grafting in mango

    5 Important things in epicotyl or stone grafting in mango Epicotyl grafting or stone grafting is a method of grafting or plant propagation in mango. In this method of plant propagation, rootstock is a seedling of mango which is still attached to stone or seedcoat. Questions related to the method of plant propagation S.No. Important […]

  • Method of Propagation

    Propagation methods of different horticultural plants Healthy and good quality fruit plants are the foundation of successful and remunerative production of the different horticultural crops. There are scores of nurserymen in different horticultural belts who multiply horticultural plants for supplying to the growers. Majority of them are still producing these plants on traditional lines. Therefore […]

  • Basics of Papaya Cultivation

    Introduction to papaya Common name Papaya Scientific name Carica papaya Another name Apple of paradise Family Caricaceae Origin Tropical America Chromosome number X = 9, 2n =18, 36 Fruit Type Berry Edible portion Mesocarp Papya cultivation practice Also read: Grape Cultivation: Varieties, propagation, and diseases Importance It is highly nutritive and has medicinal value. Tropical […]

  • Grape Cultivation: Varieties, propagation, and diseases

    Grape cultivation: Varieties, propagation, diseases and more 01: Grape cultivation Botanical name Vistis vinifera michx. Family Vitaceae Origin Mediterian region (Between Black sea to Caspian Sea) Chromosome number 2n = 38 Fruit type Berry Edible portion pericarp and placentae 02: Distribution Natural habitat is temperate climate. It is mostly cultivated in peninsular India accounting 90 […]