Management of fruit cracking


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Authors

  • Komalpreet Kaur Punjab Agricultural University, Ludhiana, Punjab 141 004
  • Monika Gupta Punjab Agricultural University, Ludhiana, Punjab 141 004
  • H S Rattanpal Punjab Agricultural University, Ludhiana, Punjab 141 004

Abstract

Cracking is a major physiological disorder of horticultural crops. It is mostly observed at the middle and final stage of fruit growth. There are many reasons that lead to fruit cracking such as abiotic factors, nutrient deficiencies, growth regulators imbalance, poor cultural practices, rootstock type and tree age and fruit peel thickness. The main reasons that are responsible for fruit cracking and
its management strategies are highlighted in this article.

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2022-07-01

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2023-08-14

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Kaur, K., Gupta, M., & Rattanpal, H. S. (2023). Management of fruit cracking. Indian Horticulture, 68(4), 54-55. https://epubs.icar.org.in/index.php/IndHort/article/view/125354