Mainstreaming of Potential Fruit Crops in Northeast India


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  • Sanjay Kumar Singh ICAR-Indian Institute of Horticultural Research, Hesaraghata, Bengaluru 560 089
  • C P Suresh ICAR-Indian Institute of Horticultural Research, Hesaraghata, Bengaluru 560 089
  • T K Hazarika ICAR-Indian Institute of Horticultural Research, Hesaraghata, Bengaluru 560 089

Abstract

The Northeast Region represents eight states, namely, Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Meghalaya, Manipur, Mizoram, Tripura, Nagaland, Tripura and Sikkim cover an area about 25.608 m ha consisting 7.79% of the national geographical area. The region has its unique combination of living species, habitats, and eco-systems, which together make up its diversity rich resources. The diverse climatic conditions of the region are conducive to the growth of a wide variety of tropical and temperate horticultural crops that are high in nutritional value. The region is one of the richest reservoirs of genetic variability and diversity of different horticultural crops, i.e. various kinds of fruits, vegetables, spices, ornamental plants, medicinal and aromatic plants.

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2024-02-14

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2024-02-15

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Singh, S. K., Suresh, C. P., & Hazarika, T. K. (2024). Mainstreaming of Potential Fruit Crops in Northeast India. Indian Horticulture, 68(6), 25-29. https://epubs.icar.org.in/index.php/IndHort/article/view/148498