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Progress of coconut cultivation, 1962-2002

A. M. U. Dissanayake

Progress of coconut cultivation, 1962-2002

by A. M. U. Dissanayake

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Published by Dept. of Census and Statistics in Colombo .
Written in English


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With reference to Sri Lanka.

Edition Notes

StatementA.M.U. Dissanayake.
ContributionsSri Lanka. Janalēkhana hā Saṅkhyālēkhana Depārtamēntuva.
The Physical Object
Pagination16 p. :
Number of Pages16
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16277935M
ISBN 10955577501X
LC Control Number2006454906
OCLC/WorldCa123135542

The coconut cultivation industry in India directly or indirectly employs approximately 12 million people and contributes US $ billion to the GDP of the country (Thomas, ). Coconut. Coconut Development Board (CDB) is a statutory body established under the Ministry of Agriculture, Government of India for the integrated development of coconut cultivation and industry in the country with focus on productivity increase and product diversification.

Water suppl y schemes are in progress out of the selected 9 schemes, 57,62 5 beneficiaries will be benefited. The expenditure made so far was Rs. million. Technical Requirements of Coconut Cultivation Agro - climatic requirements Coconut is essentially a tropical plant but has been found to grow under varying agro climatic conditions. The mean annual temperature for optimum growth and maximum yield is stated to be 27 0C with a diurnal variation of 6 C to 7 C and relative humidity more than

This book deals with the coconut palm regarding its phylogeny, origins, and spread. This is the first volume published on the coconut in the last 40 years dealing with these aspects after the publication of Child (). The present volume is an up-to-date account of the coconut on the three previously mentioned aspects. Coconut by Kopano Matlwa is a novel about two black girls growing up in the white suburbs of contemporary Johannesburg, South Africa, who struggle to find themselves in a confusing and oppressive system of class, race, and gender. The protagonists, rich and pampered Ofilwe and sassy and spunky Fikile, struggle to make it in a world that doesn't.


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Progress of coconut cultivation, 1962-2002 by A. M. U. Dissanayake Download PDF EPUB FB2

The main soil types that support coconut cultivation in India are laterite, alluvial, red sandy loam, and coastal sandy and reclaimed soils with a pH ranging from to Selection of site for coconut cultivation: Soil with a minimum depth of m and fairly good water holding capacity is chosen for coconut cultivation.

Coconut Cultivation. in Production Technology of Fruits February 2, Disease symptoms. The first symptom is the appearance of water-soaked brown lesions in the spear leaves of root-wilt affected palms. Gradually these spots enlarge and coalesce resulting in extensive the leaf unfurls the rotten portions of the lamina dry and get.

For coconut cultivation in low-lying areas, form mounds at a height of one meter above from the water level whereas for the slopes and terrains, counter terracing cultivation should be practiced. However, the pit size 1962-2002 book planting seedling varies according to the soil type and soil water table.

For planting coconut on loamy soils having a low Single Row planting system: meters for row spacing & 9 meters between plants. Source: Adhisaya maram Thennai - BOOK. Cost of cultivating for Coconut in Kerala () For the cost of cultivation study on coconut during the yearnumber of holdings were selected.

The details of these holdings are given below. Table: Number of Holdings and Area under coconut. Coconut, fruit of the coconut palm, a tree of the palm family. It is one of the most important crops in the tropics.

The coconut has a thick fibrous husk surrounding a single-seeded nut. A hard shell encloses the insignificant embryo with its abundant endosperm, composed of both ‘meat’ and liquid.

All parts of coconut tree is useful in one way or other Progress of coconut cultivation the crop profoundly influences the socio economic security of millions of farm families.

The present book contains the methods of cultivation and processing of coconut. This book is very beneficial for agriculturist, researchers, professionals, entrepreneurs, agriculture universities etc.

If the coconut is in good condition and has enough water inside of it, it could possibly sprout and grow into a tree in a few years. However, to successfully grow a coconut tree, it's much better to soak it in water for a few days, then store it in a plastic bag filled with water in a warm, dark location to help it : 91K.

Coconut cultivation Project Report The cost of cultivating Coconut trees on 1 acre of land is detailed here. The values presented here are indicative in nature and the original investment cost and returns may vary from these values depending on the basis of the size of the project and the availability of materials.

Coconut oil is the leading commercial product which contributes nearly 7 percent of the total supplies of vegetable oils in the world.

The world's production of coconut oil reached million tons in Traditionally, the coconut is dried to produce copra and the oil is then obtained from the. The Complete Book On Coconut & Coconut Products (Cultivation And Processing) Paperback – January 1, out of 5 stars 1 rating See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editionsReviews: 1.

About the Book Book 1: Production and Management of Spices Book 2: Production and Management of Tea Book 3: Production and Management of Rubber Book 4: Production and Management of Coffee Book 5: Production and Management of Other Plantation Crops-Coconut and Cashew Book 1: Production and Management of Spices Spices impart colour, flavour and fragrance to food.

Coconut palms are attacked by several major pests that attack the leaves, crown, or nuts of the plant. Of them, the coconut leaf beetle (Brontispa longissima) and coconut caterpillar (Opisina arenosella) are the main pests attacking coconut beetles, the black beetle (Oryctes rhinoceros) and red weevil (Rhynchophorus ferrugineus) damage the growing point of the coconut.

India has made unmatched progress in coconut cultivation in the last four years and now it has become one of the leading countries in coconut production and productivity. Productivity increased to fruits per hectare in as compared to in Between and13, hectares were brought under new plantation as.

Mulching with coconut fronds: Fallen coconut fronds should be cut in to pieces and used to cover manure circle. layers are sufficient.

Mulching with coconut husks: Use fresh husks: Apply husks in 2 m radius circle round the palm: Leave mulching 15 cm from the bole. Reviewing the progress of coconut production in India over the past five decades, P. Rethinam points out that, India is the third largest coconut producing country in terms of area and production.

Coconut area in the country increased from million hectares in to million hectares in and production increased. Soil with a minimum depth of m and fairly good water holding capacity is preferred for coconut cultivation.

However, in lands, reclaimed by heaping alternate layers of sand and clay, coconut thrives well. Proper supply of moisture either through well distributed rainfall or irrigation and sufficient drainage are essential for coconut.

Selection of Site for Coconut Farming: Site selection plays a major role in producing coconuts. Soil with a minimum depth of to meter and good water holding capacity should be selected for coconut cultivation. Soils with underlying hard rock or soils with water logging and poor drainage should be avoided.

Due to its continuous production, the coconut is readily available all year round. Today, the main producers1 in the world are Indonesia, the Philippines and India. Each bunch of coconuts can contain between five to 12 nuts. The coconut is a source of food, oil, coconut water, coconut.

Introduction. The impact of the coconut palm (Cocos nucifera L.) on the history of human dispersal in the humid tropics is unparalleled in the plant a portable source of both food and water, the coconut played a critical role in the ability of humans to voyage, establish trade routes, and colonize lands in the Pacific Rim and regions throughout the Old World tropics.

“Paired and pentagonal planting of coconut accommodates more number of coconut palms. In normal system 56 seedlings are required for an. Coconut palms, which contain the seed or nut surrounded by a husk, can grow up to 18 inches in length and 12 inches in diameter.

The nut itself can reach 6 to 8 inches in diameter with three sunken soft tissue spots called “eyes” at one end. The copra and coconut water are edible and used throughout the world in foods and drinks.Native range of Cocos nucifera prior to its cultivation.: The coconut tree (Cocos nucifera) is a member of the palm tree family and the only living species of the genus Cocos.

The term "coconut" (or the archaic "cocoanut") can refer to the whole coconut palm, the seed, or the fruit, which botanically is a drupe, not a name comes from the old Portuguese and Spanish word coco, meaning.Coconuts The coconut palm is the most useful palm in the world. Every part of the tree is useful to human life for some purpose or the other.

Hence, the coconut palm is endearingly called ‘kalpavriksha’ meaning the tree of heaven. The copra obtained by drying the kernel of coconut is the richest source of vegetable oil containing 65 to 70 per cent oil.