Botany, Plant Science and Agriculture - Agronomy and Crops
The practice of growing crops for obtaining food and raw materials is called farming. The discipline of vegetable and fruit farming focuses on producing different fruits and vegetables for human consumption. There are various climatic factors which influence vegetable and food production such as temperature, moisture, and daylight. Various modern day techniques used for growing fruits and vegetables include organic farming, vertical farming, hydroponic farming and raised bed farming. Some of the important aspects of fruit cultivation are soil management, irrigation, pollination, thinning, pruning and spacing systems. This book is compiled in such a manner, that it will provide in-depth knowledge about the theory and practice of vegetable and fruit farming. Different approaches, evaluations and methodologies on vegetable and fruit farming have been included herein. This book will serve as a valuable source of knowledge for those interested in this field.