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Syllabus-Fruit Production

Department of Horticulture

Patuakhali Science and Technology University

Course Title: Fruit Production

Course Code: HRT 426, Credit: 3 (2+1)

Level- 4, Semester- 2

Course Content

Theory

Introduction to Fruit Production in Bangladesh: Background, importance in human nutrition and economy, present status, classification and ecology of fruit plants in Bangladesh and fruit growing regions of the world

Propagation of Fruit Plants: Methods of vegetative propagation, stionic relationship and incompatibility, micropropagation and its principles, stages and techniques. Apomicxis, types and its significance, polyembryony

Orchard Development and Management: Planting plans and orchard management practices. Training and pruning, bearing habit, unfruitfulness- causes and remedies; use of growth regulators in fruit industry

Development and physiology of fruits: Flowering, pollination, fertilization, fruit set, growth, development, parthenocarpy and seedlessness

Production Technology of the Following Fruits: Banana, pineapple, papaya, mango, jackfruit, coconut, guava, litchi, jujube, citrus fruits and minor fruits

Post-harvest Management of Fruits: Factors affecting shelf life of fruits, factors for extension of shelf life, causes of spoilage of fruits and remedies, maturity and ripening, changes of fruits during ripening, post-harvest factors affecting quality of fruits: grading, packaging, transport and marketing

Practical

01. Identification of common fruit plants in Bangladesh

02. Propagating materials of banana and pineapple

03. Bearing habit of fruit plants

04. Morphological study of fruit plants

05. Practicing contact grafting in mango plant

06. Practicing veneer grafting in mango plant

07. Practicing patch budding in jujube plant

08. Visit to fruit research or processing centre

09. Study on different planting systems

10. Establishment of a fruit nursery

11. Determination of cost benefit ratio of banana and pineapple

12. Packaging of perishable and non-perishable fruits

Books Recommended

01. T. K. Bose and S. K. Mitra. 1990. Fruits: Tropical and Sub-Tropical, Naya Prokash, Calcutta, India.

02. A. Singh. 1999. Fruit Physiology and Production. Kalyani Publishers. NewDelhi, India.

03. S. P. Singh. 1995. Commercial Fruits. Kalyani Publishers, NewDelhi, India.

04. S. Bhatti and U. Verma. 1995. Fruits and Vegetables Processing. CBS Publishers and Distributors, NewDelhi, India.

05. R. P. Sribastava and S. Rajan. 1982. Preservation of Fruit and Vegetable Products. Bishan Singh Mahendra Pal Singh, Dahra Dan, India.

06.H. T. Hartmann, D. E. Kester and F. T. Davies Jr. 1990. Plant Propagation: Principles and Practices, Prentic-Hall, Inter Editions.

07. K. Ryogo. 1980. Fruit Culture. Its Science and Art. John Wiley and Sons. New York.

08. M. F. Mondal. 2000. Production and Storage of Fruits (in Bangla). Published by Mrs. Afia Mondal, BAU Campus, Mymensingh.

09. R. Brian How. 1990. Marketing of Fresh Fruits and Vegetables. Van Nostrand, Reinhold, New York.

10. K. C. Talukdar and B. C. Bhowmic. 1990. Marketing of Perishable Products. D. K. Publishers Distributors (P) Ltd., Delhi, India.