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Papaya

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

Related resources

  1. Monthly tips for fruit crops management
  2. Recommended spacing for fruit trees in Punjab (17.3KB)
  3. Useful tips to farmers (68.3KB)
  4. National Research Centre for Grapes, Pune
  5. National Research Centre for Litchi, Muzaffarpur
  6. Central Institute of Arid Horticulture, Bikaner
  7. Central Institute of Sub Tropical Horticulture, Lucknow
  8. Indian Institute of Horticultural Research, Bangalore
  9. ICAR Research Complex for NEH Region, Barapani
  10. ICAR Central Coastal Agricultural Research Institute, Goa
  11. National Centre for Integrated Pest Management, New Delhi


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