Crop Detail

The pomegranate (Punica granatum) is a fruit bearing deciduous shrub or small tree in the family Lythraceae that grows between 5 and 8 m tall, and originated in the region extending from modern-day Iran through Afghanistan and Pakistan to northern India and has been cultivated since ancient times throughout the Mediterranean region. As intact arils or juice, pomegranates are used in baking, cooking, juice blends, meal garnishes, smoothies and alcoholic beverages, such as cocktails and wine.

Major/Minor Minor
Temporary/Permanent Permanent
Category Agriculture Extension
Type Fruits
Crop Climate Title Sub Tropical
Crop Water Method Title Rain-fed
Crop Duration Perennial
Crop Economic Title Food Crop
Crop Growing Season Kharif / Rainy / Monsoon Crops

Pests, Weeds, Diseases and Disorders

Sucking Pests
Mealybug Mite Aphid Leaf-footed plant bugs Fruit Fly fruit borer Stem Borer
Fungal Diseases
Anthracnose Alternaria Heart Rot Fruit Rot Pomegranate wilt
Bacterial Diseases
Bacterial Blight
Fruit Bursting Fruit drop

Pomegranate Crop Seed Varieties

Name Seed Rate
Tarnab Gulabi -
Qandhari -
Metha 108 plants / acre
Jalari 108 plants / acre
Be dana 108 plants / acre

Pomegranate Districts Wise Calendar

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