Varietal performance in physico-chemical properties of peach (Prunus persica) grown in Uttarakhand, India
Submitted Date : 18-11-2014
Accepted Date : 18-03-2016
In this study, the varietal performance in respect of the quality and good yield in Kumaun region at the time of growing areas were evaluated. The varieties are F-16-23, Florda king, Nectarine, Red June. The results were pertaining to their highest fruit length (68.50 mm), fruit breadth (71.38 mm), fruit weight (186.11 g) found in T4 Red June and fruit firmness (8.74 lb/in2) found in T3-Nectarine. The acidity (1.66 %), ascorbic acid (440 mg/100 g), reducing sugar (19.77 %) and total sugar (51.73 %) found in T4- Red June, T-2 Florda King, T-3 Nectarine. The study revealed that the size and yield good in Red June and the nutritional value was higher in Florda King and Nectarine peach.