Production Technology of Fruits and Plantation Crops


Mr. Chinmaya Jena


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Course Name : Production Technology of Fruits and Plantation Crops


Code(Credit) : ASHO 2102 (1-1-0)

Course Objectives

  • To provide technical and scientific cultivation practices of different fruit and plantation crops.
  • To provide field knowledge and acquaint the students with practical field

Learning Outcomes

  • Students will get knowledge on technical cultivation techniques of different fruits and plantation crops.
  • Students will able to identify different practical issues related to fruits and planation crops

Course Syllabus

Importance and scope of fruit and plantation crop industry in India; High density planting; Use of rootstocks; Production technologies for the cultivation of major fruits-mango, banana, citrus, grape, guava, litchi, papaya, apple, pear, peach and; minor fruits- pineapple, pomegranate, jackfruit, strawberry, nut crops; plantation crops-coconut, arecanut, cashew, tea, coffee & rubber.

Seed propagation.Scarification and stratification of seeds.Propagation methods for fruit and plantation crops including Micro-propagation.Description and identification of fruit.Preparation of plant bio regulators and their uses, Pests, diseases and physiological disorders of above fruit and plantation crops, Visit to commercial orchard.

1. Bose,T.K. and Mitra, S.K.1990. fruits-Tropical and Sub-tropical.Naya Prakashan, Calcutta.
2. Chattopadhya,P.K. Year. Text Book on Pomology(Fundamentals of Fruit Growing). Kalyani Publishers, Ludhiana.
3. Bijendra Singh. 2012. Horticulture at a Glance. Kalyani Publishers, Ludhiana.
4. Parthasarathy,V.A., P.K. Chattopadhyay and Bose, T.K. 2006. Plantation Crops.Vol I and II. Parthasankar basu Naya Udyog, Kolkata.
5. Kumar,N., Abdul Khader,J.B.M.,Rangaswamy, P. and Irulappan,I. 2004. Introduction to Spices, Plantation crops, Medicinal and Aromatic Crops. Oxford and IBH Publishing Co.,New Delhi

Session Plan

Session 1

Production Technology of mango

Session 1 Mango
Cultivation of mango

Practice Session 1

Propagation of mango
Propagation of mango

Session 2

Production Technology of Banana
Session 2 Banana
Cultivation of Banana

Practice Session 2

Propagation of banana and micro-propagation of fruit crops
Propagation of banana
Micro-propagation of fruit crops 

Session 3

Production Technology of Citrus
Session 3 Citrus
Cultivation of citrus 

Practice Session 3

Propagation of citrus
Citrus propagation

Session 4

Production Technology of Grapes
Session 4 Grapes
Grape cultivation

Practice Session 4

Propagation of guava and pineapple
Propagation of pineapple
Propagation of guava

Session 7

Session 8

Production Technology of Cashew nut and Coconut
Session 8 Cashewnut and Coconut
Cultivation of cashew nut
Cultivation of Coconut

Practice Session 5

Propagation of Cashew nut and Coconut
Propagation of cashew
Propagation of coconut

Session 9

Production Technology of Arecanut and Tea
Session 9 Arecanut and Tea
Cultivation of Areacnut
Cultivation of Tea

Session 10

Production Technology of Coffee and Rubber
Session 10 Coffee and Rubber
Cultivation of Coffee
Cultivation of Rubber

Practice Session 6

Study and identification of different fruits and plantation crops

Practice Session 7

Techniques of seed propagation.
Techniques for breaking seed dormancy
Techniques of breaking seed dormancy
Seed dormancy

Practice Session 8

Identification of different physiological disorders, diseases and pests of fruit crops and use of bio-regulators

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Mr. Chinmaya Jena

Assistant Professor

Mr. Chinmaya Jena, is working as Assistant Professor in Horticulture in M S Swaminathan School 0f Agtriculture, CUTM, Paralakhemundi with specialization  in Fruit Science and Horticultural Technology with more than 2 years of teaching and practical field experience.  He has engaged with different training program both in Odisha and AP. He has published number of […]