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Fruiting

Page history last edited by Nawsheen Hosenally 8 years, 7 months ago

Please find below the Literature Review on Fruiting and also the outputs from the Workshop Group Activities. What we need to do now is to try to get answers to the questions that we have and any additional information that we have on this theme may also be added under the respective heading. 

 

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What do we know? 

  •  Seasonal
  •  Large trees can be regenerated
  •  Maturity indices easy
  •  Fruit production capacity

 

Where are we now? 

  •  Production season known
  •  Fruit drop high
  •  Tall trees difficult to harvest
  •  Production capacity of local accessions(yield) known

 

Where should we be? 

  •  Less fruit drop

 

What is missing to get there?

  •  Local agronomic studies

 

Stakeholders involved in issues related to Agronomy, Cultural practices & Fruiting

Who?

Why?

How?

  1. AREU
  •  Research and Development
  •  Information dissemination
  •  Training   
  • Agronomic evaluation
  • Production of recommendation sheets
  •   Workshops/ Field days/ visits
  1. SFWF
  • Provide support to farmers (insurance, schemes etc.)  
  • Identify constraints faced by growers in collaboration with AREU
  1. Private firms
  •  Importer of machinery/ tools 
  • Make available appropriate harvest tools for breadfruit
  1. Growers/ MAMCF/ Ministry of cooperatives
  •  Producers of breadfruit    
  • Collaborate with AREU for on-farm trials
  1. MAIFS
  •  Schemes for pest control
  •  Control of pests 
  • Support/ incentives for control of bats

 

What questions are we asking ourselves?

 

Question: In case of attacks by fruit bats, bird-netting needed?

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Question: What are the post harvest losses?

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Question: Have the fruits got good preservation qualities?

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Question: What are the approved pesticides on breadfruit?

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Question: What are the pest and diseases affecting breadfruit?

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Question: When do we know that the fruits are ready for harvest?

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Question: Can it be grown in super humid zones?

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Question: How to produce off season fruits?

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Question: Introduction and evaluation of new clones?

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Question: Support from NPPO for introduction?

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