CII J&K Apple Conclave 2018
Enhancing Productivity & Improving Quality & Increasing Apple Growers Income by 2022
Friday, 26 October 2018: IHC, New Delhi
The state of Jammu and Kashmir Comprising of temperature, cold arid and hilly areas are located in the North-Western region of the country and are capable of producing best quality apples than rest of the states in the country. Horticulture is the backbone of the economy of Jammu And Kashmir State.
J&K has remained the leading apple producer and major horticulture produce accounting for 64 per cent of the total production in the country. The state of Jammu and Kashmir’s Productivity of Apple -10 MT/ ha and average of all fruits is 5-6 MT/ha. There is a potential to enhance the productivity of Apple from 10 MT to at-least 45 MT per hectare with high-density farming system.
In post-harvest operations, grading of apples is one of the most critical operations that define the quality market price, trading and commercial purpose utilisation. The used grading systems are complex, costly and need adequate Technical skills to perform operations.
CII J&K is organizing Apple Conclave 2018 with the theme “Enhancing Productivity & Improving Quality & Increasing Apple Growers Income by 2022”