Role of pollination in improving productivity of cashew – A review

DOI: 10.18805/ar.v37i1.9266    | Article Id: R-1515 | Page : 61-65
Citation :- Role of pollination in improving productivity of cashew – A review .Agricultural Reviews.2016.(37):61-65

E. Eradasappa* and G.S. Mohana

era.dasappa@gmail.com
Address :

Department of Genetics and Plant Breeding, UAS, GKVK, Bengaluru-650 001, Karnataka, India

Submitted Date : 9-03-2015
Accepted Date : 13-10-2015

Abstract

Cashew has become an important nut crop in India owing to its nutritional value and export earnings. The productivity of cashew in India is low because of several reasons and hence India imports raw nuts from other countries to meet the demand of its processing industries. Several studies have shown that inadequate pollination plays an important role in low productivity of cashew in addition to other factors. Hence, it is imperative to understand and address the issue of pollination in cashew to increase the productivity. In this regard, an attempt has been made here to review the research related to pollination in cashew. 

Keywords

Cashew Inadequate pollination Productivity Raw nuts Role of pollination.

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