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Grape cultivation in India is a popular agribusiness in some states. Grape cultivation can be very profitable if maintained well. Here is the complete guidance on starting a grape plantation in India with complete details on climate, soil, varieties, plant protection, management, harvesting, and post-harvest practices.
Common name: Grape (in English), Angoor (in Hindi)
Grape Cultivation in India
The grape plant is a perennial bush featuring helices – tendrils and trails. Grape is a vine – a climbing plant. The tendrils, which are degenerated inflorescences, grow on stems.
The Demanding Commercial Varieties Are Under
Must be well-drained, loamy, and rich in essential minerals and nutrients; Ensure that pH factor is maintained within 6.5 – 7.
Well-drained sandy loam to loamy soil having good organic matter. Soil pH should be below pH 8.7. It should have a lime concentration of up to 20% and calcium carbonate of up to 10%.
The yield of Grape Crop:
Yield differs with climate and variety. An average yield of anything between 20 tonnes/ha and 25 tonnes/ha is regarded as good.
Grape Producing Cities:
Maharashtra is the number one grape-producing state in India. Grape cultivation is prevalent in Nasik, Pune, Ahmednagar, Sangli, Osmanabad, Solapur, and Satara districts of the state.
Nasik is called the Wine Capital of India. It also has a grape packhouse facility.
|Table Grapes||Bangalore Blue, Anab-e-Shahi, Beauty Seedless, Cheema Sahebi, Bhokri, Delight, Himrod, Kali Sahebi, Gubabi, Paneer Drakshi), Perlette, Selection94, Pandari Sahebi, Pusa Seedless, Thompson Seedless, and Muscat Hamburg.|
|Wine Grapes||Bangalore Blue, Arka Kanchan, Thompson Seedless|
|Raisin Grapes||Thompson Seedless, Arkavati|
|Perlette, Thompson Seedless, Manik Chaman (Hybrid of Thompson Seedless)|