Disease and Environmental Factor of Cracking Pomegranate Fruit (Punica granatum L.)

Author : Rabar Fatah Salih1
1Department of Field Crops, College of Agriculture, Salahaddin University, Erbil, Iraq

Abstract:  Pomegranate is one of the important fruits not only as healthy fruit but also as economical production. It can be used for many purposes, such as a fresh fruit, juice, jam, medicine. However, pomegranate tree can be grown in wide range of conditions. This article reviewed the factors that cause cracking pomegranate fruit and how to control that issue. The cracking of pomegranate fruits may have occurred due to variety, diseases and environmental factor. As known, if diseases on plant are increased the agriculture production is decreased. On the other hand, this article aims to reach high quality of production and avoid or reduce any factors that destroy it.

Keywords:  Pomegranate, Cracking, Factors, Resistance

doi: 10.23918/eajse.v3i2p37

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