The establishment of a comprehensive horticulture database is crucial for ensuring effective planning to facilitate a systematic development of the horticulture sector in the country. The data also helps in exploiting the huge export potential for the sector.

Uttarakhand was awarded the Horticulture Leadership Award 2014 at the seventh Agriculture Leadership meet 2014 organised by the Agriculture Today group in New Delhi.

In an attempt to boost capital infusion in agricultural sector the National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) has decided to provide refinance facility with a repayment period of

Farmers, horticulturalists, agricultural officials and scientists are optimistic about the proposed Rs 1,000 crore funding by the World Bank for the horticultural post-harvest modernisation project

The Mediterranean fruit fly (medfly, Ceratitis capitata Wiedemann) is a pest of over 300 fruits, vegetables and nuts. The sterile insect technique (SIT) is a control measure used to reduce the reproductive potential of populations through the mass release of sterilized male insects that mate with wild females. However, SIT flies can display poor field performance, due to the effects of mass-rearing and of the irradiation process used for sterilization.

Low fruit and vegetable (FV) intake is a leading risk factor for chronic disease globally, but much of the world’s population does not consume the recommended servings of FV daily. It remains unknown whether global supply of FV is sufficient to meet current and growing population needs. We sought to determine whether supply of FV is sufficient to meet current and growing population needs, globally and in individual countries.

Horticulture: In the absence of laws and guidelines, Thimphu has been rapidly losing apple orchards to development activities, especially infrastructure.

The project aims to double fruit production in five years and check the erratic production pattern

The government will rope in private players to provide

An attempt was made to understand the influence of climate change on future potential distribution of Oriental fruit fly (OFF), Bactrocera dorsalis (Hendel), a polyphagous pest on a wide variety of fruit crops in India.

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