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This book was first published under the title Fruits of India: tropical and subtropical. It was updated in 1990 and the title changed to reflect the change in content, a number of fruit crops widely grown in tropical and subtropical regions, but not popular in India, being included. Thirty-one...

Publisher
Naya Prokash, Calcutta, India
Citation
Fruits: tropical and subtropical., 1990, pp 838 pp.
Abstract

This multiauthor book contains an introductory chapter on postharvest handling of tropical and subtropical fruits for export, followed by individual chapters on the following fruits: citrus; bananas and plantains; mangoes; pineapples; guavas; pawpaws; litchis; kiwifruits; olives; figs; cherimoyas;...

Publisher
CAB INTERNATIONAL, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Postharvest physiology and storage of tropical and subtropical fruits., 1997, pp xviii + 423 pp.
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This paper provides a review of the research works on fungal, bacterial, viral and phytoplasmal diseases of aonla (Phyllanthus emblica), bael (Aegle marmelos), ber (Ziziphus mauritiana), pomegranate, fig, jackfruit, karonda (Carissa carandas), phalsa (Grewia asiatica), date palm (Phoenix...

Author(s)
Panja, B. N.; Saha, J.
Publisher
Bidhan Chandra Krishi Viswavidyalaya, Mohanpur, India
Citation
Proceedings of the national symposium on production, utilization and export of underutilized fruits with commercial potentialities, Kalyani, Nadia, West Bengal, India, 22-24 November, 2006, 2006, pp 198-204
Abstract

The state of West Bengal is located between 21.03 and 27.01°N latitude and 85.05 and 89.0°E longitude. It covers an area of 8.85 million ha, representing only 2.7% of the total area of the country. Agriculture in West Bengal contributes 25% of the state GDP and employs 57% of the total work force....

Author(s)
Mitra, S. K.; Pathak, P. K.
Publisher
International Society for Horticultural Science (ISHS), Leuven, Belgium
Citation
Acta Horticulturae, 2013, No.975, pp 309-313
Abstract

Irradiation can be used to control quarantine insect pests of fresh fruits and vegetables. The economic viability of irradiation improves if a diversity of crops can be treated, but the quality of irradiated produce determines market acceptance. Many tropical fruit tolerate irradiation doses less...

Author(s)
Wall, M. M.; Follett, P. A.
Publisher
International Society for Horticultural Science (ISHS), Leuven, Belgium
Citation
Acta Horticulturae, 2017, No.1178, pp 99-104
Abstract

Many plants of horticultural interest are now propagated commercially by cuttings, since it is the easiest and most convenient method of vegetative propagation. Secondly, as the plants develop and grown on its own root system, the complex stock-scion relationship that exist in a graft can be...

Author(s)
Mitra, S. K.; Pathak, P. K.
Publisher
International Society for Horticultural Science (ISHS), Leuven, Belgium
Citation
Acta Horticulturae, 2018, No.1205, pp 721-725
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High density planting (HDP) is a highly efficient and advanced production system of fruit cultivation. In most of the temperate tree and nut crops it is now commercially followed all over the world because of availability of suitable dwarfing rootstock to control tree vigor. Major tropical fruit...

Author(s)
Mitra, S. K.
Publisher
International Society for Horticultural Science (ISHS), Leuven, Belgium
Citation
Acta Horticulturae, 2019, 1255, pp 127-137
Abstract

Propagation of some tropical fruit crops, guava, litchi, jackfruit (Artocarpus heterophyllus), custard-apple (Annona squamosa), water-apple (Syzygium javanicum [Eugenia javanica]), rose-apple (S. jambos), karunda (Carissa carandas) and cashewnut (Anacardium occidentale), by cuttings was...

Author(s)
Mitra, S. K.; Bose, T. K.
Citation
Scientific Horticulture, 1996, 5, pp 1-7
AbstractFull Text

A wide range of diversity of underutilized fruit crops exist in diverse agroecological zones of West Bengal, India. However, there is no organized orcharding and no recognized cultivars for almost all of these minor or underutilized fruit crops. The western part of West Bengal, which is considered...

Author(s)
Kundu, S.; Chawdhury, R. R.; Ghosh, S. N.; Das, A.
Publisher
Bidhan Chandra Krishi Viswavidyalaya, Mohanpur, India
Citation
Proceedings of the national symposium on production, utilization and export of underutilized fruits with commercial potentialities, Kalyani, Nadia, West Bengal, India, 22-24 November, 2006, 2006, pp 83-95
Abstract

The domesticated jackfruit tree, Artocarpus heterophyllus Lam., is an important fruit of South and South-East Asia. Jackfruit is a tetraploid, and the somatic chromosome number (2n) is 56 (2n=4x=56); hence, the basic chromosome number is 14. Although A. heterophyllus is an outcrossing species; it...

Author(s)
Mitra, S. K.
Publisher
International Society for Horticultural Science (ISHS), Leuven, Belgium
Citation
Acta Horticulturae, 2017, No.1186, pp 15-21

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