This PSEB 8th Class Agriculture Notes Chapter 11 Processing of Fruits and Vegetables will help you in revision during exams.
PSEB 8th Class Agriculture Notes Chapter 11 Processing of Fruits and Vegetables
→ India is second in the production of fruits and vegetables in the world.
→ During 2012-13 India produced 81.285 million metric tonnes of fruits and 162.19 million metric tonnes of vegetables.
→ Kernow production is highest among other fruits in Punjab.
→ Potato production is highest among other vegetables in Punjab.
→ Only 2% of the fruits and vegetables produced are processed.
→ Fruits and vegetables are processed to obtain various products.
→ Various products are lemon syrup, mango squash, malta squash, lime and barley syrup, tomato juice, lime pickle, mango pickle, amla pickle, carrot pickle, lemon, chilli and ginger pickle, tomato ketchup, amla preserve.
→ Cut pieces of cauliflower, trunip, carrot, potato, bitter guard, fenugreek, spinach, etc. can be dried and preserved.
→ The solar dryer can be used for drying purposes.
→ More income can be taken by processing fruits and vegetables.