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major fruits. Classification of tropical, sub-tropical, temperate and arid
zone horticultural crops pre-harvest technology of major fruit crops (Mango,
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Importance, area, production and distribution of major vegetable crops in
India and Tamil Nadu classification and pre-harvest technology of major
vegetable crops (Tomato, Brinjal, Potato, Chillies, Bhendi, Gouds).
Importance and scope of gardening commercial flower crops and their
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extraction methods in horticultural crops identification of horticultural
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