Vegetative propagation of tropical and sub-tropical fruits
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Published by Imperial Bureau of Fruit Production in East Malling, Eng .
Written in English


  • Plant propagation.,
  • Tropical fruit.

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Edition Notes

Statementcompiled by G. St. Clair Feilden.
SeriesTechnical communication / Imperial Bureau of Fruit Production -- no. 7., Technical communication (Imperial Bureau of Fruit Production) -- no. 7.
The Physical Object
Pagination67 p. :
Number of Pages67
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16109565M

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This Technical Communication is a sequel to T.C.7 which dealt with the vegetative propagation of tropical and sub-tropical fruit crops. The plantation crops considered in the present publication include cacao, coffee, tea, rubber, cinchona and some 50 others. A feature of the earlier publication was the simple line drawings of the different grafting and budding operations referred to in the Author: G. St. C. Feilden, R. J. Garner. Fruits: Tropical and Subtropical. T. K. Bose, S. K. Mitra. mango maturity medium method months nutrient nuts observed obtained occur orange orchard period pest plants pollination Proc production Propagation pruning pulp recommended reduced regions removed reported ripening root rootstock sapota season seedlings About Google Books. The Propagation of Tropical Fruit Trees by Garner, Chaudhri, , is an excellent book on propagation techniques for most popular tropical fruits. Each chapter consists of a thorough and well-organized compilation of related scientific literature up to Cited by: Although, propagation of tropical and subtropical fruits through cutting is the least expensive method of vegetative propagation, its success is still limited. However, the root initiating hormones can induce early and uniform rooting.

This book aims to provide the reader with clear, well illustrated and expert advice on the many suitable methods of vegetative propagation, and also to draw his attention to such studies as have been made and success achieved on a wide range of common tropical fruit tree species. Mr. Asexual or Vegetative Propagation. Regenerating or propagating a new plant from a piece or part of a mother plant is called clonal or vegetative. propagation. Vegetative propagation began being used on woody fruit tree species after it was recognized that seeds from trees did . The book is a comprehensive and need oriented volume encompassing the latest and balanced information about various aspects of fruit culture (tropical & subtropical). Following is a sampling of topics covered. Introductory on Fruit Industry deals briefly with production statistics, social, nutritive and industrial relevance and importance of fruit production.4/5(5). The ARC-Tropical and Subtropical Crops (TSC) is involved with community-based subtropical fruit projects aimed at increasing the production of high-quality fruit and developing technological and business skills. One of its core objectives is to facilitate black farmers’ entry and participation in the fruit .

Book Company. Inc, New York. • Bose TK, Mitra SK, Sadhu MK and Das P () Propagation of Tropical and Sub tropical Horticultural Crops. IInd Edition, Naya Prakash, Calcutta. • Gorakh Singh. Protocols and Standards for Vegetative Propagation of Fruit Crops. Although efficient vegetative propagation methods, i.e. grafting, air layering and removal of suckers, already exist for many of the most important tropical and subtropical fruit crops, the rapid expansion of plantings has nonetheless been impeded by serious shortages of clonal material, particularly of newly released, superior cultivars, e.g. This section is from the book "Manual Of Tropical And Subtropical Fruits", by Wilson Popenoe. Also available from Amazon: Manual Of Tropical And Subtropical Fruits. The papaya is usually propagated by seeds, which in Florida should be sown as early in the year as possible, preferably in January, in order to have the plants in bearing by the. Fruitfly and fruit-borer are serious pests of some vegetable crops. They damage young fruits and make them unfit for consumption. The attacked fruits should be plucked and destroyed. The plants should be sprayed once or twice with Malathion solution @ ml/litre of water. After spraying, fruits should not be harvested for 7 days for consumption.