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It is a small deciduous tree attaining 2 to 6 m in height having oblong or ovate leaves with a shining surface.  The production of this fruit has attracted several growers for its low cultivation cost, drought tolerance and export potential.


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Farmers can utilize the services by posting queries through e-mails, telephones on scientific practices and make pomegranate cultivation profitable.

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Pomegranate Crop Management & Diagnosis!


The pomegranate, botanical name Punica granatum, is a fruit-bearing deciduous shrub or small tree in the family Lythraceae that grows between 5 and 8 m tall. Pomegranate is one of the oldest known fruit and so called “fruit of paradise”. The production and consumption of pomegranate has greatly increased in recent years, at least partly due to recognition of the health-promoting potential of various components of this fruit. The fruit has wide consumer preference for its attractive, juicy, sweet-acidic and refreshing arils and there is a growing demand for good quality fruits both for fresh use and processing into juice, syrup and wine.

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Cultural Practices

Pomegranate grows well under semi-arid conditions and can be grown upto an altitude of 500 m.

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Disease Management

Pomegranate is threatened by diseases during culivation. The crop yield is affected by fungal infections.

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Pest Management

The crops should be carefully diagnosed and handled in order to protect from huge loss.

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