Crop Detail

Strawberry is the name given to several plant species in the genus Fragaria, collectively known as the strawberries which are grown for their edible fruit. Strawberry is an herbaceous perennial in the family Rosaceae. The plant has a short stem and trifoliate leaves which form a crown. close to the ground. The leaves display a variety of characteristic depending on the species, some are evergreen whereas some have leaves that will die and fall off in winter. The plant produces flower stalks from the crown and the the flowers are white in color. The fruit of the plant is red and fleshy with small seeds on the outside. Strawberry can grow 20-25 cm (8-10 in) in height and has an economic life of 2-4 years before the plants are replaced. Strawberry may also be referred to as garden strawberry and the plant is grown in most northern temperate regions of the world. The first domestic hybrids were created in Europe.

Major/Minor Minor
Temporary/Permanent Temporary
Category Agriculture Extension
Type Fruits
Crop Climate Title Sub Tropical
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
Thrips Spider Mite Slugs Japanese Beetle Loopers Weevils Wild Boar White grub Aphid White Fly Leafhopper
Fungal Diseases
Powdery Mildew Anthracnose Gray mold Phomopsis Leaf Blight leaf yellow spots Root Rot Short hole Fusarium Wilt
Bacterial Diseases
Angular Leaf Spot
Fursarium wilting Bas Foliar ( According to the instructions on label) heave and thaw Stress on heavy hill storm

Strawberry Crop Seed Varieties

Name Seed Rate
Chandler 2245 plants/ acre
Douglas 2245 plants/ acre
Toro 2245 plants/ acre
Camarosa 2245 plants/ acre

Strawberry Districts Wise Calendar

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