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Researcher Shwetha, H. M.
Advisor Prasanna, Kumar M. K.
Source KrishiKosh-Indian National Agricultural Research System
Content type Text
Educational Degree Master of Science (M.Sc.)
File Format PDF
Language English
Subject Domain (in DDC) Natural sciences & mathematics ♦ Life sciences; biology ♦ Physiology & related subjects
Subject Keyword Plant Physiology ♦ Utilization of Bio-fumigants In The Management
Abstract Tomato (Solanum lycopersicum) is the world's largest vegetable crop after potato and sweet potato, but tops the list of canned vegetables. The total global area under tomato is 46.16 lakh hectares and the global production is 1279.93 lakh tons. Among the major tomato producing countries India occupies second position after China (Anon., 2014). In India, tomato is considered one of the most important vegetable crops and is cultivated in an area of 88 lakh hectares with production of 18735.9 metric tons with a productivity of 21.2 t/ha. India accounts 11.5 per cent of total production in the world. (Anon., 2014). Karnataka state enjoys a prominent position in Horticultural map of India with an area of 14.30 lakh acres and total production of 114.30 metric tons of different horticultural produce. Area under tomato cultivation is 61.04 lakh hectares with an annual production of 2086.38 metric tons in the state. Thus, Karnataka account 11.04 per cent of total tomato production in India.
Educational Use Research
Education Level UG and PG
Learning Resource Type Thesis
Publisher Place Bangalore
Size (in Bytes) 6.87 MB
Page Count 113