Crop Detail

Almond is also the name of the edible and widely cultivated seed of this tree. Within the genus Prunus, it is classified with the peach in the subgenus Amygdalus, distinguished from the other subgenera by corrugations on the shell (endocarp) surrounding the seed. Almond, a popular dry fruit, eaten for its energy boosting feature is mostly grown in the part of Asia, more South and middle east part. Basically, it is a medium-sized tree plant of the rose family and it resembles the fruit tree plant peach, apricot, plums, etc. This energy booster fruit contains edible seeds inside having tough shouter shell such as a coconut have. When it becomes mature, its shell splits open so that the almond nut or fruit can be easily separated from the tough and harder shell, when it dried.

Major/Minor Major
Temporary/Permanent Permanent
Category Agriculture Extension
Type Fruits
Crop Climate Title Temperate
Crop Water Method Title Irrigated
Crop Duration Perennial
Crop Economic Title Food Crop
Crop Growing Season Kharif / Rainy / Monsoon Crops

Pests, Weeds, Diseases and Disorders

Sucking Pests
Pavement Ant Wild Boar Thrips Aphids Spider Mites Codling Moth Scale Insects Caterpillars Whiteflies weevils
Fungal Diseases
Anthracnose Alternaria leaf blight Brown Rot Blossom Blight Hull Rot Verticillium Wilt Powdery Mildew
Bacterial Diseases
Crown Gall Almond leaf scorch

Almond Crop Seed Varieties

Name Seed Rate
Non Parral -
Mission -
Jordonala -
Vesta -
carmel .
sonora .
Tuono .
ferragnes .
independence .
peerless .
ne-plus-ultra .
jordonala .
vesta .

Almond Districts Wise Calendar

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