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Papaya Important One Liner

Papaya questions and answers



1Botanical name ?Carica papaya
2Family ?Caricaceae
3Origin ?Tropical America  
4Chromosome number?2n=18
5Soil pH?6-7
6Suitable climate?Tropical
7Optimum range of temp.?
8Fruit type?Fleshy Berry
9It is mostly——- , but hemaphrodite forms Occur?Dioecious
10Inflorescence known as ?Cymose
11Edible part ?Mesocarp
12Yellow colour due to ?Caricaxanthin
13Plant susceptible to ?1)Water logging
14Plant are?Day neutral plant, Dioecious,
Cross pollinated
15Commercially propagated by ?Seed
16Seed rate?Gynodioecious-250-300 gram

Dioecious 400-500 gram
17Seed in 1 gram ?20 seed
18In India, papaya was introduced——– by the during 1611?Portuguese
19Planting time ?
20Flowering time?July- Sept
21Fruiting time?Feb- June
22Papaya is commonly known as?Melon tree

1Which is the most limiting factor in papaya cultivation in north India?Frost
2Papaya is a which type plant?polygamous plant
3Which is obtained from papaya, is utilized as a diuretic and heart stimulant?Carpine
4Papaya is a crop? thermo sensitive
5Carica candamarcens is?Mountain papaya
6Highest productivity of papaya after?Banana
7Sunrise solo type of papaya produce?No male plants.
8Seed are enclosed in?Gelatinous sarcotesta
9India has which rank in papaya production in the world?4th
Papaya fruits rank ——in the content of vitamin A (in the form of carotene)?
11Papaya is the best suited as an inter crop in?Mango crop
13pusa Nanha is a mutant variety developed by?Gamma irradiation.
14The viability of seed is lost in about days?45 days
15Uses of Papain?
  • Tenderization in meat preparation.
  • Manufacture of chewing gum
  • Cosmetics, dental pastes.
  • Preparation for drugs.
16Propagation of papaya cv. “Pusa Delicious”, a gynodioecious has been done successfully
at IARI, New Delhi,by?
Tissue culture
17Papain Yield (crude papain)600-800 Kg/ha

1Planting distance?2.5M×2.5M
2Which variety suitable for high density planting?Pusa Nanha
3Recommended spacing for Pusa Nanha ?1.25M × 1.25M
(6000 plant/ha)
4Gynodioecious varieties?Pusa delicious,
Pusa Majesty,
CO-3, Surya,
Taiwan,Sunrise solo,
Coorg Honey Dew
5Delicious varieties?Pusa giant
Pusa dwarf
Pusa Nanha
6Hybrid varieties?CO-3 CO-4
7Best varieties for papain?AgriExam.comPusa Majesty
8Nematode resistant varieties of papaya?Pusa majesty
9Male plant planted in delicious varieties ?10%
10Which alkalide found ?Papain
11Enzyme present in dried latex of papaya (Papain) ?Papasin
12Protein present in papain ?72.2%
13How much Papain obtain from one papaya plant approx?25 gram
14Suitable irrigation method ?Ring method
15TSS?13-14° Brix
16Which is most serious disease of papaya seedlings?Damping off
17Major insect is?
red spider mite
18Serious diseases? AgriExam.comDamping off
Leaf curl
Root rot
19Insect pest?Red Spider
20Damping off/stem rot is due to?
Pythium aphanidermatum
21Ring spot
22Ring spot is transmitted by?aphids (Aphis gossypi)
23Papaya leaf curl is a Viral disease Transited by?White flies
24When does flowering and fruit start in papaya? 1-1½ year After planting
25Maximum production and area of papaya ?India
26Maximum production and area in India?Andhra pradesh
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Updated: 2020-04-27 — 12:48 pm


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  1. Dioecious not delicious sir ji

    Nice post very helpful for agri students

  2. Yes very helpful questions about papaya. one shocking thing i want to share that is Papaya seeds for abortion was a traditional remedy for women looking for the measure.Papaya seeds for abortion are far better than anything else like pills and chemicals which also has no side effect.

  3. Beautiful, please help with other tropical crops also.
    Thanks sir

  4. It’s really best question form for IBPS AFO …. THANKS SIR….

  5. how to take this

  6. Nice content sir

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