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introduction to guava

Guava (Psidium guajava L.) is one of the most important fruit crop of India. It was originated in tropical America. It covers around 3.3% of the total area under fruit crops and contributes 3.3 % of the total fruit production in India. In India, Uttar Pradesh leads in production, while Allahabad region of U. P. produces best quality of guava in India as well as in the world. Guava is rich source of ascorbic acid. It is good source of dietary fibre and pectin. It can be processed into a number of products like jam, jelly, nectar, juice, guava cake, puree etc. Its roots, bark, leaves and fruits has great medicinal value.

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