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Harvesting and Packaging for Apple (Hindi)   
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Proper Harvesting of apple  is often neglected at the orcdhard level which is very important to set right the preservation, marketing ands supply of Apple in different market locations. Post harvest packaging of apple involves a mix of practices and precaitions so that apple remain presevred for the target market as well as travel. This chapter focusses on proper harvetsing, grading, sorting and packaging of the apple.

Training and Pruning for Apple (Hindi)   
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The chapter discusses the importance of training and pruning in apple and the methods to do it right. Training and Pruning in apple is required so as to limit excessive vegetatative growth in the trees which otherwise restricts good fuit bearing in the tree.

Disease management for Apple farming (Hindi)   
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Apple is a value crop and there are manyt diseases that infest the various parts and stages of apple. It is very importnat to diaganoze the symptoms of the disease and control it at an early stage. Besides, precautions are required to be taken to prevent the spread of relapse of the disease. This and much more in this chapter of apple disease management.

Pest management for Apple farming (Hindi)   
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Pests like wooly aphid, san jose scale and others infest the apple fruit and its parts. These pests are the most common in apple and they have to be treated in right manner with cultural, physical and if required,  chemical control. This chapter throws a light on them.

Micronutrient deficiency in Apple (Hindi)   
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Micronutrients like Boron, Calcium, Mangneze etc are required for healthy growth and fruieting of apple, If absent in soil, they may have a negative effect on the growth of apple. It is essential that these micronutrients are replenished in the soil ecosysytem of the Apple crop. Soil testing and methods of taking a soil sample for testing should be known. This chapter mentions the micronutrients defeciency and its ill effects in the Apple.

Nutrient management for Apple farming (Hindi)   
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Uttarakhand Apple growers often work in harsh environments and face daily challenges from cultivation limitations to nature’s vagaries.  Limited communication facilities hinder effective assistance. It is important for the apple farmers to know nutrients required and their role in healthy apple crop. anagement is essential to get good yield year on year.

Cultivation method for Apple farming (Hindi)   
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It is important to note that Apple being a temperate fruit demands care in the early stages of cultivation for a healthy tree in future. This episode tells us of the intricacies of cultivating Apple crop right from the time of sowing, method of sowing, required irrigation and tending to the plant.

 

Varieties of Apple (Hindi)   
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Apple is grown at different heights in the state therefore varieties and cultivars for these different locations are different. Depending on the climatic requirements, size, color and yield there are different varieties available. This episode primarily focuses on information on these varieties based on all above stated factors.

Soil for Apple farming (Hindi)   
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Depending on the region, height and chilling requirement, Apple is grown in different areas. However, there are certain common climatic as well as soil requirements for apple to grow well and yield better. This episode describes of these minimum conditions required for Apple across the state.

Introduction to Apple (Hindi)   
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Uttarakhand is known for many delicious fruits such as Apple, Pear, Walnut, Peach and so on. Apple is one of the popular fruits amongst the farmers in the state which is due to the high market value it garners, Apple requires lesser inputs and has high yield potential. Its processing value is high and has huge demand. This episode focusses on the importance of Apple and its farming in the state and opportunities for the farmers.

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