Horticulture Crops Name List Season Climate
One of the most important factors for the horticulture crops is climatic conditions. It comprises of different basic environmental conditions like the rainfall, temperature, lights and humidity. The fruit growing zones are actually based on the climatic factors. These climatic zones are classified into tropics, subtropical, arid zone and temperate zone. But there are also certain exceptions, for instance, grapes can be grown within Temperate and subtropical regions while papaya can also be grown in sub tropical and tropical conditions.
Temperate zone: This region comprises of the horticulture crops like apple, walnut, pear, plum, peaches and strawberry. This class of fruits and crops need a certain cold temperature where it is below the freezing point.
Tropical Zone Fruits and crops: These classes of horticultural crops grow well in warm temperature and crops grow well in hot and humid climate. These include evergreen trees like Sapota, mango, papaya, pineapple, banana and cashew.
Sub tropical: This includes the fruits that are intermediate within tropical and temperate zones. These fruits comprises of phalsa, fig, pomegranate, citrus and guava.
Arid Zones: The Arid zone comprises of extreme climatic conditions. Within this region the rain is really low and there are certain category horticulture crops that can be grown in those regions. They are classified as follows:
- Deep rooted and short flowering: Trees like custard apple, bar tamarind, marking nut and anola are grown very well if there is monsoon available on the arid regions.
- Flowering fruits: Beal, mango, Jamun, Phalsa, Charoli, cashew, jackfruit, mulberry are harvested after rainy season.
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