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Sugarcane Cultivation

Sugarcane Cultivation

Scientifi name: Saccharum officinarum Family: Poaceae Sugarcane belongs to bamboo family of plants and is indigenous to India. It is the main source of sugar, gur and khandsari. About two-thirds of the total sugarcane produced in India is consumed for making gur and khandsari and only one third of it …

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Pomegranate Cultivation

Pomegranate Cultivation

Pomegranate is indigenous to the Middle East and was first introduced in India from Persia or Afghanistan in the first century. Pomegranate fruit is very nutritious and refreshing. The total area under Pomegranate in Andhra Pradesh is about 4.9 thousand hectares with estimated annual production of 44 thousand tons. Scientific …

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Mango cultivation

Mango Cultivation

India is the major mango producing country in the world with an annual production of 8.50 million tonnes from an area of one million hectares. Mango is basically a tropical plant but endures wide range of temperature. It grows well under tropical and sub-tropical conditions. It gives profitable yield in …

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Banana Cultivation

Banana Cultivation

               BANANA FRUIT Botanical Name of Banana : Musa spp. Family: Musaceae Origin: South East Asia Banana is one of the oldest fruit known to mankind and also important food for man. ‘Apple of paradise’ Rich source of energy (137 K. Ca/100g) Vitamins – …

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Preparation of cordial

cordial

It is a sparkling, clear, sweetened fruit juice from which pulp and other insoluble substances have been completely removed. It contains atleast 25% juice, 30% TSS, 1.5% acid and 350 ppm of So2.This is very suitable for blending with wines. Lime and lemon are suitable for making cordial. Process Fruits → …

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Preparation of fruit juice

fruit juice

i. Selection of fruit: All fruits are not suitable because of difficulties in extracting the juice or because the juice is of poor quality. The variety and maturity of the fruit and locality of cultivation influence the flavour and keeping quality of its juice. Only fully ripe fruits are selected. Over …

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