Crop Detail

Ziziphus mauritiana, also known as Chinese date, Ber is a tropical fruit tree species belonging to the family Rhamnaceae. It is a spiny, evergreen shrub or small tree up to 15 m high, with trunk 40 cm or more in diameter, spreading crown, stipular spines and many drooping branches. The fruit is of variable shape and size. It can be oval, obovate, oblong or round and can be 1-2.5 in (2.5-6.25 cm) long, depending on the variety. The flesh is white and crisp. When slightly underipe, this fruit is a bit juicy and has a pleasant aroma. The fruit's skin is smooth, glossy, thin but tight.

Major/Minor Minor
Temporary/Permanent Permanent
Category Agriculture Extension
Type Fruits
Crop Climate Title Tropical
Crop Water Method Title Rain-fed
Crop Duration Perennial
Crop Economic Title Food Crop
Crop Growing Season Rabi / Winter / Cold Crops

Pests, Weeds, Diseases and Disorders

Sucking Pests
Leaf Eating Caterpillar Fruit Fly Borer termites FRUIT BORER
Fungal Diseases
Powdery Mildew Leaf Mould Black Fruit spot
Bacterial Diseases
Bacterial Leaf Spot
fruit setting or fruit drop

Ber Crop Seed Varieties

Name Seed Rate
Umran -
Wallaiti -
Elaichi -
Sanour-2 -
Kaithli -

Ber Districts Wise Calendar

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