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Evaluation of Local Variety of Cape gooseberry from Hathras under the Environmental Conditions of Amritsar

Journal: HortFlora Research Spectrum (Vol.6, No. 1)

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Page : 26-31

Keywords : Cape gooseberry; Lacal Variety; Evaluation; Punjab;

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Cape gooseberry is a minor under exploited remunerative fruit crop. It has high significant for diversification with fresh production. Being short duration fruit crop, it can be used as cash crop and intercrop. Keeping these factors in view, the experiment was carried out at farmer's field at village Bhorshi Rajputan, district Amritsar during the year 2014-15 to evaluate plant development of local variety of Cape gooseberry from Hathras district under the environmental conditions of Amritsar district. The experiment was laid out in Randomized Block Design with twelve treatments replicated thrice. The observations regarding average epicalyx weight, fruit weight, fruit volume, fruit length, fruit diameter, TSS and acidity were noted at variable intervals starting from November 20 to February 10 to study fruit development and maturation. The crop took 104 days from fruit set to maturity.

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