Journal of Horticulture

Journal of Horticulture
Open Access

ISSN: 2376-0354


Bhupinder Singh Thakur

Bhupinder Singh Thakur

Bajaura Kullu Himachal Pradesh

  • Research Article
    Year Round Production Studies of Cauliflower under Mid Hills of Himachal Pradesh

    Author(s): Bhupinder Singh ThakurBhupinder Singh Thakur

    The Cole crops in general and cauliflower (Brassica oleracea var botrytis L.), in particular, have been found to be highly sensitive to weather conditions especially temperature fluctuations. Indian cauliflower has undergone fast diversification and its cultivation has further spread to non-traditional areas with the development of tropical cauliflower varieties at IARI, New Delhi. Therefore in the mid-hills of states like Himachal Pradesh the major groups of cauliflower, grown are Indian and annual temperate type (the Erfurt’s and Alpha strains) more commonly known as Snowballs. The difference between the two is in their adaptability to different temperature conditions, tropical types form curds at temperatures around 20°C or above, while the temperate annual require temperature range between 10°C and 16°C for curd formation. Further, the tropical’s a.. View More»
    DOI: 10.4172/2376-0354.1000155


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