Promising High Value Fruit Crops for Northeastern Region


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  • G Karunakaran ICAR-Indian Institute of Horticultural Research, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
  • M Arivalagan ICAR-Indian Institute of Horticultural Research, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
  • Sakthivel ICAR-Indian Institute of Horticultural Research, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
  • P C Tripathi ICAR-Indian Institute of Horticultural Research, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
  • Pushpa Chethan Kumar ICAR-Indian Institute of Horticultural Research, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
  • A Shameena ICAR-Indian Institute of Horticultural Research, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
  • T Ruchitha ICAR-Indian Institute of Horticultural Research, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
  • B M Muralidhara ICAR, Central Horticultural Experimental station, Chettalli, Karnataka, India

Abstract

Among the high value fruit crops, jackfruit, passion fruit, dragon fruit and avocado holds prime position for diversification as a commercial crop. The present market appeal and demand, growers’ interests and consumers preference indicate that high value fruits have good potential for commercial exploitation in the near future; hence needs due attention. At present, the major market demand for these crops is from metropolitan cities in India, and market prices for these fruits varies between ` 150-300 per kg depending upon the grade and quality. Northeastern region has high potential of international quality grade fruits crops to produce with the bio diversity and suitable climate.

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2024-02-14

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2024-02-15

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Karunakaran, G., Arivalagan, M., Sakthivel, Tripathi, P. C., Kumar, P. C., Shameena, A., Ruchitha, T., & Muralidhara, B. M. (2024). Promising High Value Fruit Crops for Northeastern Region. Indian Horticulture, 68(6), 35-39. https://epubs.icar.org.in/index.php/IndHort/article/view/148501