Learning from old practices and local farmers to improve and assure rootstock quality of Nagpur mandarin saplings

Performance of Nagpur mandarin buds on Rangpur lime (C. limonia) and Rough lemon (C. jambhiri) rootstock

This flyer gives good insight into the value of mother tree maintenance for a specific rootstock, how it is maintained and used successfully in the field, how it contributes to the livelihoods and well-being of many rural households. The ‘Conservation and Sustainable Use of Cultivated and Wild Tropical Fruit Diversity: Promoting Sustainable Livelihoods, Food Security and Ecosystem Services’ project identified the efforts and role of these innovative nurserymen as a good practice of diversity management that is selected for further strengthening and scaling up within the community and elsewhere.

Category: Factsheets

Author: Sthapit, B.; Hom, S.; IP Singh, Ramanatha Rao, V.; Lamers, H.

Pages: 2 p.

Publication Year: 2012

Publication Format: PDF

Language: EN

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