Review on Improvement of Banana Quality and Yield

Esaramani Janardhan

Department of Horticulture, SHUATS, Prayagraj, Uttar Pradesh, India.

Neel Jatarma

Department of Horticulture, SHUATS, Prayagraj, Uttar Pradesh, India.

Simran Yadav

Department of Horticulture, SHUATS, Prayagraj, Uttar Pradesh, India.

Saket Mishra

Department of Horticulture, SHUATS, Prayagraj, Uttar Pradesh, India.

Shashi Kant Ekka

Department of Horticulture, SHUATS, Prayagraj, Uttar Pradesh, India.

Akhilesh Kushwaha *

Department of Horticulture, SHUATS, Prayagraj, Uttar Pradesh, India.

*Author to whom correspondence should be addressed.


Abstract

The review paper, "Improvement of Banana Quality and Yield," delves into strategies and practices essential for enhancing banana crop productivity and quality. Beyond securing food sources, the focus extends to sustaining farmer livelihoods and meeting global market demands. The paper covers recommended cultivation practices, disease and pest management, and underscores the importance of continuous learning and adaptation for enduring success in banana farming. By implementing these measures, banana growers can significantly elevate the quality and yield of their crops. The paper emphasizes the broader impact of these improvements, contributing not only to the prosperity of farmers but also ensuring the availability of high-quality bananas for consumers globally. Ultimately, the comprehensive approach outlined in the paper seeks to foster a sustainable and thriving banana industry, addressing the needs of both producers and consumers.

Keywords: Banana, crop nutrition, fertilizer, quality, yield


How to Cite

Janardhan , Esaramani, Neel Jatarma, Simran Yadav, Saket Mishra, Shashi Kant Ekka, and Akhilesh Kushwaha. 2024. “Review on Improvement of Banana Quality and Yield”. Asian Journal of Biology 20 (2):1-6. https://doi.org/10.9734/ajob/2024/v20i2385.

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