Production technology - Papaya
Papaya is a popular fruit famous for its high nutritive and medicinal values. It comes early in bearing than any other fruit crop, produces fruits in less than a year and the production of fruits is quite high per unit area. The area under papaya cultivation in India increased by 63% from 45.2 thousand ha in 1991-92 to 93 thousand ha in 2011-12 and the production increased from 8 lakh tones to 26 lakh tonnes. Papaya is mostly cultivated in the states of Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Gujarat, Orissa, West Bengal, Assam, Kerala, Madhya Pradesh and Maharashtra.
Source: National Horticulture Board & National Centre for Integrated Pest Management
- Monthly tips for fruit crops management
- Recommended spacing for fruit trees in Punjab (17.3KB)
- Useful tips to farmers (68.3KB)
- National Research Centre for Grapes, Pune
- National Research Centre for Litchi, Muzaffarpur
- Central Institute of Arid Horticulture, Bikaner
- Central Institute of Sub Tropical Horticulture, Lucknow
- Indian Institute of Horticultural Research, Bangalore
- ICAR Research Complex for NEH Region, Barapani
- ICAR Central Coastal Agricultural Research Institute, Goa
- National Centre for Integrated Pest Management, New Delhi
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