It is known to all that the apple crop is in the hilly areas, large orchards of apples are found in Kashmir or in Himachal Pradesh and after that apples are sent across the country for sale. The Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) has given new species of plants to Chandrashekhar Azad University of Agriculture and Technology. CSA scientists will grow them in the plains. If everything is on the right track, then apple production will be possible in the plains. Plants have been planted in the Horticulture Department of the University, their testing has started.
Grown with Israeli technology
Israel is the only country in the world that has developed the Anna species of Green Apple. It is being prepared in Indian weather and land areas. ICAR is checking its quality and productivity by sowing it in different parts of the country. Dr. VK Tripathi, Head of the Department of Horticulture, CSA informed that 40 saplings have been planted in the Horticulture Department. It stays very sweet. Testing is going on in the plain areas. The species can be flagged for the farmers if better results come. It is expected to bear fruit in three years. The weight of an apple will be 150 to 200 grams.
In this, 28 saplings of apple plum were planted.
According to Dr. Tripathi, 28 saplings of apple plum have been planted. Its shape is like an apple. It has been imported from Lucknow. Training of apple berry cultivation will be given to the farmers. There is also less chance of insect infestation. Currently on testing mode.
Planted eight species of grapes in the fruit
Eight species of grapes have been sown in the Horticulture Department. Their investigation is also going on. These are Pusha, Urvashi, Flame Seedless, Pusha Aditi, Pusha Trisar, Beauty Seedless, Pusa Swarnika, Pusha Navrang.