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Current Category » Production Technology of Horticultural Fruit Crops

Problems Areas to Improve Fruit Production

Due to specific climate requirements of plantation crops, there is less scope there is a less scope to increase the area.

1. Large area under old/ senile plantation.

2. Poor quality of seeds / planting material and low rate of replacement   of seeds / cultivars.

3. Lack of irrigation.

4. Economy of scales.

5. Inadequate research, extension and credit support.

6. High wastage of the produce (8 – 37%).

7. Only 0.8 % of production is processed.

8. Inadequate processing and marketing infrastructure.

9. Inadequate institutional support particularly in NE and other hilly region.

10. Inadequate storage and cold chain.
 

Current Category » Production Technology of Horticultural Fruit Crops