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Ultra-high density planting system in guava

  • A ‘Meadow Orcharding’ system; very high productivity with superior fruit quality
  • Plants spaced at 1 x 2m accommodate 5000 plants per hectare; canopy management through topping and hedging
  • Plants are topped 2 months of planting in October for emergence of new shoots below cut end
  • 50 per cent length of each new shoots , pruned again in December-January for induction of more shoots ; flower buds differentiate; well spread is attained by May
  • Heading back of all shoots is repeated annually in September, May and January; ensures dwarf, compact canopy, better fruiting and easy horticultural operations
  • Production starts from very first year of planting, 12.5 tonnes reaching up to 55 tonnes per hectare
  • Lalit performs very well





The Director
Central Institute for Subtropical Horticulture
(Indian Council of Agricultural Research)
Rehmankhera, P.O.Kakori, Lucknow UP, INDIA, 227107
Fax: 91-0522-2841025, Phone: 91-0522-2841022, 23
email: director@cish.ernet.in


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