RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT IN KARONDA (CARISSA CARANDAS), A SEMI WILD FRUIT IN INDIA
Karonda (Carissa carandas), a fruit of dryland which is a widely grown indigenous shrub in India and is able to flourish in marginal and wasteland where other crops of commercial importance are unsuitable. Collection, conservation and evaluation, a process of crop improvement for characterization and selection of elite plants, are being successfully performed in different parts of India and standardized its vegetative technique of propagation. Its fruits have been utilized in processed products such as in the preparation of jam, jelly, squash, syrup and chutney and is in great demand in the international market.
Banik, B.C., Ghosh , S.N. and Singh, S.R. (2012). RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT IN KARONDA (CARISSA CARANDAS), A SEMI WILD FRUIT IN INDIA. Acta Hortic. 948, 61-66
karonda, hedge plant, rainfed crop, fruit products, white yellow-pink type fruits