Differences between plantation crops vs. fruit crops:

Differences Between Diffusion and Osmosis

Fruit crops
1. Climate under which cultivated
Tropical mainly between 20 º N and 20 º S Latitude
Tropics, Subtropics and temperate
2. Necessity of training and pruning
3. Suitability for Consumption
Processed and consumed
Major portion is consumed directly in fresh form
4.Perishabilityof produce
Less/ not perishable
5. Export potential /Foreign Exchange
Comparatively high
Some portion of fruits and preserved products are exported.
6. Uses
Diversified: i.e., in medicines, beverages and oilseeds etc
Used mostly as protective foods (Rich in vitamins and minerals)

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