Ultra high density planting for higher productivity in guava

Article Id: BKAP78 | Page : 22-25
Citation :- Ultra high density planting forhigher productivity in guava .Bhartiya Krishi Anusandhan Patrika.2018.(33):22-25

P. Barman and D. Mishra

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Division of Crop Production, ICAR– Central Institute for Subtropical Horticulture, Lucknow (U.P.) 


A research experiment was conducted at ICAR–Central Institute for Subtropical Horticulture, Lucknow (U.P.) farm under AICRP on Fruits. Trees of guava (Psidium guajava L.) cv. Lalit were planted in 2012 at 1.0 m x 1.0 m, 1.5 m x 1.5 m, 2.0 m x 1.0 m and 2.0 m x 1.5 m spacing. On the basis of results obtained at two years after planting, tree spacing of 2.0 m x 1.5 m exhibited highest trunk cross-sectional area (2.18 cm2), fruit yield in rainy and winter seasons (10.32 and 27.04 tonnes ha-1, respectively) and yield efficiency (3.44 kg cm-2), besides exhibiting highest quality parameters (highest fruit length, thickness and total soluble solids and lowest titrable acidity) in both the seasons.


Guava High density planting Yield efficiency


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