PINEAPPLE – Post-harvest & Processing

Back to > Major Fruits | Minor Fruits | Underutilized Fruits   Introduction  Name, Taxonomy, Botany  Nutritional Value Common Varieties Agronomy Pest & Disease Management Post-harvest & Processing   Harvesting: It is difficult to tell when the pineapple is ready to be harvested. A good, ripe fruit has a dull, solid sound. For fresh consumption, fruits […]

PINEAPPLE – Pest & Disease Management

Back to > Major Fruits | Minor Fruits | Underutilized Fruits   Introduction  Name, Taxonomy, Botany  Nutritional Value Common Varieties Agronomy Pest & Disease Management Post-harvest & Processing   Pest and Disease Management: Common pests infesting vegetative propagules are mealybugs, scale and pineapple red mites. In addition to these pests, the diseases termed heart rot, root […]

PINEAPPLE – Nutritional Value

Back to > Major Fruits | Minor Fruits | Underutilized Fruits   Introduction  Name, Taxonomy, Botany  Nutritional Value Common Varieties Agronomy Pest & Disease Management Post-harvest & Processing   Nutritive components Pineapple is a good source of manganese (91 %DV in a 1 cup serving), as well as containing significant amounts of Vitamin C (94 %DV in a […]

PINEAPPLE – Agronomy

Back to > Major Fruits | Minor Fruits | Underutilized Fruits   Introduction  Name, Taxonomy, Botany  Nutritional Value Common Varieties Agronomy Pest & Disease Management Post-harvest & Processing   Agronomy: Agro-climatic suitabilit: The pineapple is a tropical or near-tropical plant. The optimum temperature for growth is 20ºC at night and 30ºC during the day. The rate […]

PINEAPPLE – Common Varieties

Back to > Major Fruits | Minor Fruits | Underutilized Fruits   Introduction  Name, Taxonomy, Botany  Nutritional Value Common Varieties Agronomy Pest & Disease Management Post-harvest & Processing   Distribution and cultivars: Pineapple is widely grown in Asia (Thailand,Philippines,Malaysia,China, andIndia), South Central America (Brazil,Costa Rica).Brazilis the world’s largest producer of pineapple, followed byThailand, Phillipines, andCosta Rica. […]

PINEAPPLE – Name, Taxonomy, Botany

Back to > Major Fruits | Minor Fruits | Underutilized Fruits   Introduction  Name, Taxonomy, Botany  Nutritional Value Common Varieties Agronomy Pest & Disease Management Post-harvest & Processing   Name and Botany: Pineapple belongs to the order Bromeliales, family Bromeliaceae, sub-family Bromelioideae. The Bromeliaceae have adapted to a very wide range of habitats. The Bromeliaceae are […]

PINEAPPLE – Introduction

Back to > Major Fruits | Minor Fruits | Underutilized Fruits   Introduction  Name, Taxonomy, Botany  Nutritional Value Common Varieties Agronomy Pest & Disease Management Post-harvest & Processing   Introduction: Pineapple is native to Uruguay, Brazil, and Paraguay of South America, a tropical perennial herb with multiple fruit. It is the only common food plant in […]

MANGO – Research and Development

Back to > Major Fruits | Minor Fruits | Underutilized Fruits   Introduction  Name, Taxonomy, Botany  Nutritional Value Common Varieties Agronomy Pest & Disease Management Post-harvest & Processing Market and International Trade Research and Development   Abstracts:   i) K . Fatema (2003). Serum glucose and insulin response to mango and papaya in type 2 diabetic […]

MANGO – Market and International Trade

Back to > Major Fruits | Minor Fruits | Underutilized Fruits   Introduction  Name, Taxonomy, Botany  Nutritional Value Common Varieties Agronomy Pest & Disease Management Post-harvest & Processing Market and International Trade Research and Development   Market and International Trade (1) Domestic and Export market requirements CODEX STANDARD FOR MANGOES CODEX STAN 184-1993   1. DEFINITION […]

MANGO – Nutritional Value

Back to > Major Fruits | Minor Fruits | Underutilized Fruits   Introduction  Name, Taxonomy, Botany  Nutritional Value Common Varieties Agronomy Pest & Disease Management Post-harvest & Processing Market and International Trade Research and Development   Nutritional values Nutritional components: Because of its attractive appearance and the very pleasant taste of selected cultivars, the mango is […]

MANGO – Post-harvest & Processing

Back to > Major Fruits | Minor Fruits | Underutilized Fruits   Introduction  Name, Taxonomy, Botany  Nutritional Value Common Varieties Agronomy Pest & Disease Management Post-harvest & Processing Market and International Trade Research and Development   Harvesting: The mango is the apple of the tropics, and one of the most commonly eaten fruits in tropical countries […]

MANGO – Pest & Disease Management

Back to > Major Fruits | Minor Fruits | Underutilized Fruits   Introduction  Name, Taxonomy, Botany  Nutritional Value Common Varieties Agronomy Pest & Disease Management Post-harvest & Processing Market and International Trade Research and Development   Diseases: Mango suffers from several diseases at all stages of its life. All the parts of the plant, namely, trunk, […]