Hence if the weeds are not removed, productivity of coconut will be adversely affected. The copra content is 187g/nut. The quantity of tender nut water is 290ml. Every year September 2 has been designated World Coconut Day by the Asian and Pacific Coconut Community (APCC) headquartered at Jakarta, Indonesia. x 1 mt, x 1 mt. Regular manuring right from the first year of planting is essential for good vegetative growth, early flowering and bearing and for obtaining high yields of coconut palms. //--> During 1st 8 years of planting, there is good light transmission in the plantation. It is best suited for tender nut water. Scribd will begin operating the SlideShare business on December 1, 2020 Single dry bean weight: 1.07 g. Shelling: 13%, Fat content: 52. In well drained soil where water stagnation is not a problem, the coconut seedling should be planted 30- 45 cm. var addy71673 = 'cpcri' + '@'; It the soil is hard the size of pit can be increased. Cultivation of subsidiary crops gives the adthtional Income to the farmer. per litre of water. //--> Kera Sankara (WCT X COD) - The palm comes to bearing by the fourth year of planting. The coconut palm is referred to as ‘Kalpavriksha’ – the ‘tree of heaven’ as each and every part of the palm is useful in one way or the other. Karnataka, India. This variety is a selection from introductions of Malayan Green Dwarf made from Malaysia and was developed through evaluation and selection. Coconut comes up well in a variety of soil ranging \n It has a semi tall stature with precocious bearing. Stomatal resistance (s/cm): 2.42. It comes to flowering by 54 months from planting. Global Coconut Water Market Manufactures and Key Statistics Analysis 2016, B4FA 2012 Tanzania: MARI Coconut breeding programme - Grace Chipungahelo, No public clipboards found for this slide, Regional Sales Manager - Tamilnadu & Kerala. For realizing better yield from coconut, an optimum plant density must be maintained in the field. The average annual yield is 63 nuts/palm. The copra yield is 2.5 t/ha and oil is 1.69 t/ha. Growing of intercrops like lime, guava, pineapple, tuber vegetables, potato, cocoa, curry leaf, flower crops, cereals and pulses.