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 AS  Vol.10 No.5 , May 2019
The Situation and Challenges of Pineapple Industry in China
Abstract: Pineapple is the third largest tropical fruit in China. Pineapple industry played important roles in developing economies in tropical- and subtropical-areas in China. However, the structure of varieties is simple. The harvesting period is centralized. The price of pineapple fruits is often low. These challenges hindered the further development of pineapple industry. The people engaged in pineapple industry should select and cultivate new varieties with higher qualities and that can be harvested in a longer period. More work should be done in the technology on inducing inflorescence of new varieties. Precision fertilization for new varieties should be researched and developed. The technology for cultivating tissue-culture seedlings fast and at low cost should also be studied. The diseases in fruits should be prevented and controlled before harvesting.
Cite this paper: Shu, H. , Sun, W. , Xu, G. , Zhan, R. and Chang, S. (2019) The Situation and Challenges of Pineapple Industry in China. Agricultural Sciences, 10, 683-688. doi: 10.4236/as.2019.105053.
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