Rejuvenation Effect on Yield and Fruit Quality Contributing Traits of Orange (Citrus reticulata)

  • Posted by Dr. V.K. Umrao
  • August 2, 2014 10:55 PM PDT

Authors: M.K. Singh, Vivek Pandey and Shamsher Singh

ABSTRACT: Fruits were collected from the trees indexed for healthiness and freedom from disease from the entire three former field as well as former field. The experiments were conducted during 2011-12 at Research Farm of the Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Pampoli, East Kameng, Arunachal Pradesh. Five representative orchards were selected from each formers field for collection of 1500 number of small and large fruits, respectively. Fruit were chosen from 5 randomly selected plants on the basis of fruit size. Small and large sized fruits were collected from all the four formers of East Kameng district of Arunachal Pradesh. The highest fruit weight (161.3 g/fruit), TSS acid ratio (8.0) along with lowest juice (40.9%) was observed in big size fruits. Maximum  juice (53.2%), minimum waste index (0.68). Fresh fruit marketing purpose whereas small sized fruits with higher percentage of juice can be recommended for juice preparation

Published in : HortFlora Research Spectrum, 3 (2) : 193-194 (June 2014)