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- Pandey, S. D., et al. Show all 4 Authors
- Acta horticulturae 2018 no.1211 pp. 153-160
- Litchi; agroclimatology; altitude; edaphic factors; fruits; hills; industry; infrastructure; markets; prices; shelf life; China; Himalayan region; India
- ... Litchi occupies a prominent place in the fruit platter of Indian homes. India has diverse agro-climatic regions and litchi is grown throughout the foothills of the Himalayas, right from Tripura in the Northeast to Jammu in the North. However, the fruit remains available in the market only from April until August due to the very short harvest span of the crop. Very recently it has gained popularity ...
- Pandey, S. D., et al. Show all 5 Authors
- Acta horticulturae 2018 no.1211 pp. 161-164
- Litchi; abiotic stress; biotic stress; climate change; farm income; fruits; genetic improvement; harvest date; humans; industry; livelihood; orchards; pests; postharvest technology; raw fruit; stakeholders; India
- ... Millions in India rely on litchi-based orcharding as their means of livelihood. Despite the promises and potential that litchi provides, assured farm income from litchi orchards has become increasingly challenging. The pressure on land due to increasing human and animal population makes area expansion under litchi difficult. Sustained litchi production year in and year out is constantly threatened ...