ISBN 9788181891129,Grape: Production & Processing

Grape: Production & Processing


M K Sheikh


Ibdc Publishers



Ibdc Publishers

Publication Year 2009

ISBN 9788181891129

ISBN-10 8181891120

Hard Back

Language (English)

Medicine: general issues

Grape cultivation is one of the most lucrative farming in India. It is grown in Maharashtra, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh and Tamil Nadu. India produces approximately 9 lakh tonnes of fresh grape annually from an area of 34,000 ha. In the world scenario of grape exports India?s share about 12,000 tonnes per year, accounting for 1.33 per cent of the total production. Grapes are grown in tropical regions of India and research goes on at National Research Centre, Pune and Indian Institute of Horticulture Research, Bangalore.

India has the distinction of grape harvesting at such a time when no grapes are harvested anywhere in the world by virtue of double pruning.

All aspects regarding soil , water, climate, propagation and root stock, varieties, the establishment of vineyard training, pruning systems, physiological disorders, pest and diseases, procesing and wine-making have been covered in this book.