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India is the second largest producer of fruits next only to China contributing 10.9% of the total world production. Total production of fruits has been estimated at 55.355 million tonnes from 5.323 million ha. India is the largest producer of mango, banana and papaya. In grapes, India has recorded the highest productivity per unit area (25.4 tonnes/ha) in the world. Fruits are amongst the most cherished bounties of nature. They are the major sources of Vitamins ''A'' and ''C'' and minerals like Calcium and Iron. Fresh fruits have low calorific values and are low in fats. The present area under fruit crops is estimated to be about 4.964 million hectares with an estimated production of 49.295 million tonnes. Of the several factors responsible for lower productivity of fruits, nematode parasites constitute an important limiting factor. The present volume deals with pests (insects, mites, vertebrates and nematodes) and diseases (fungal, bacterial and viral/phytoplasma) of fruit crops (tropical, sub-tropical, temperate and semi-arid) and their management using regulatory, physical, cultural, chemical, biological, host resistance and integrated methods.
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Title Advances in Integrated Pest and Disease Management in Horticultural Crops , Vol. 1: Fruit Crops Table of Content Fruit Crops: Fruit Crops Scenario: Pest and Disease Scenario on Fruit Crops, Tropical Fruit Crops: Banana: Pests, Diseases, Nematodes, Citrus: Pests, Diseases, Nematodes, Sapota: Pests, Diseases, Papaya: Pests, seases, Nematodes, Pineapple: Pests, Diseases, Nematodes, Jackfruit: Pests, Diseases, Strawberry: Diseases, Nematodes, Mulberry: Pests, Diseases, Nematodes, Karonda: Diseases, Avocado: Diseases, Sub-Tropical Fruit Crops: Mango: Pests, Diseases, Grapevine: Pests, Diseases, Nematodes, Gauva: Pests, Diseases, Passion fruit: Nematodes, Litchi: Pests, Loquat: Pests, Diseases, Temperate Fruit Crops: Apple: Pests, Diseases, Nematodes, Peach and Plum: Pests, Diseases, Nematodes, Walnut: Pests, Cherry: Nematodes, Pear: Diseases, Arid Zone Fruits: Pomegranate: Pests, Diseases, Nematodes, Ber: Pests, Diseases, Custard Apple: Pests, Diseases, Phalsa: Pests, Diseases, Amla: Pests, Diseases, Fig: Pests, Diseases, Jamun: Pests, Diseases, Date Palm: Pests, Tamarind: Pests, Diseases, Pesticide Residues in Fruit Crops: Contamination of Fruits with Pesticide Residues: Persistence of Terminal Pesticide Residues and Waiting: Periods for Fruits: Implications of Pesticide Residues and Safety Measures: Management of Excess Pesticide Residues, Some General and Useful Tips in Plant Protection: Use of Power Sprayers: Use of Stickers/Spreaders: Preparation of 1% Bordeaux Mixture: Preparation of 4% Neem Seed Kernel Extract: Seed treatment for storage: Control of Rodents: Control of Termites: Control of Root Grubs: Ready Reckoner for Making Pestcide Spray Solutions: Compatibility Chart, Sources of Critical Inputs for the Management of Pests and Diseases: Insecticides: Fungicides: Rodenticides: Nematicides: Pesticides/Pesticide Formulations Banned in India: Predators: Parasitoids: Pathogens: Pheromones: Neem-Based and Other Botanicals. Page No. 359 Author's Name P. Parvatha Reddy Publisher Studium Press (India) Pvt Ltd Year Of Publication 2009 ISBN 10 No ISBN 13 978-8190757-77-5 About The Book No Binding type No Book Size(len) No Series No book size(hei) 9.7 Book size width 7.3 Edition 1st
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