Nutritional Survey of Aonla Orchards in Sikar district of Rajasthan

Nutritional Survey of Aonla Orchards in Sikar district of Rajasthan

Soil & leaf nutrient status and root distribution study of aonla in arid irrigated areas of Rajasthan in India

LAP Lambert Academic Publishing ( 2012-09-06 )

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Aonla is an important fruit crop which has high nutritive and medicinal value. It is one of the richest sources of vitamin 'C' ranging from 500 to 1500 mg/100 g pulp (Chandra and Chandra, 1997). Fruits are also rich in pectin and minerals like iron, calcium, phosphorus. The aonla has been recommended by Ayurveda for balanced diet and sound health and is important ingredient of triphala and chavanprash. There is ample scope for improving both fruit yield and quality of it by technological interventions. This book includes various aspects ranging from soil profile studies to leaf nutrients contents and quality aspects covering benchmark survey at grower’s fields, fertility status of soil, root distribution pattern studies and quality assessment of aonla fruits. All these aspects have been given in simple and lucid language under stable to all. It is beneficial to Researcher, Students, Field Extension workers and farmers. The authors gratefully acknowledge the help, support and guidance received during course of his PhD. Research work done from SKRAU,Bikaner Lastly, it is humble request to valuable readers to render their valuable suggestions for improvement of the book.

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Balbir Singh
Atul Chandra

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Agriculture, horticulture, forestry, fishery, nutrition