How to prevent litchi fruits from cracking?

Author : Lohit Baisla

The bursting of litchi fruits is a big problem. Due to lack of moisture in the environment, the peels of litchi fruits start cracking. In such a situation, the quality of the fruits deteriorates and the fruits are not usable. As a result, farmers suffer huge losses. If you are also troubled by the bursting of litchi fruits, then read this post carefully. From here you can know the causes of bursting of litchi fruits and methods of prevention.

Causes of bursting of litchi fruits

  • Due to the lack of boron, the fruits start cracking.

  • The problem of bursting of fruits arises even when there is a shortage of water.

  • Excessive heat in the environment is also included in the causes of fruit cracking.

How to prevent fruit from cracking?

  • To replenish boron, spray 20 to 22 grams of borosol per liter of water.

  • Apart from this, you can sprinkle 8 to 10 grams of borax per liter of water.

  • When the fruits become pea sized, give regular irrigation at an interval of 1 week.

  • Apart from this, spraying by mixing 4 ml Naphthalene acetic acid in 20 liters of water with a hormone medicine can also save fruits from bursting.

  • If required, 2 to 3 spraying can be done at an interval of 10 days.

Read also:

  • Click here to learn how to protect litchi fruits from stone borer pests.

We hope this information will prove to be important for you. By adopting the medicines and other methods mentioned in this post, you can save the fruits below from bursting. If you liked this information, then like this post and also share it with other farmers. So that more and more farmer friends can save litchi fruits from bursting. Ask us your questions related to this through comments.

21 September 2021


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