Horticulture-Pomology

What Is It

Pomology and post-harvest technology covers improvement and regeneration of fruit crops by breeding, research on rootstock and establishment of high-density orchard planting of fruit crops; processing,packaging and storage of fruits and vegetable slices, pulps and juices;and studies on antioxidant properties found in fruits and vegetables.

Qualification

After BSc Agriculture one has to pursue Masters in horticulture or pomology

Scope

They are mostly hired by concerned government departments, universities and research centers to further the research and to assist the farmers. Some are absorbed in the food industry or those having massive orchards.