Origin and Distribution

Origin and distribution

    • A native of tropical America, guava was spread rapidly throughout the world’s tropics by the Spanish and Portuguese.
    • The major guava producing countries are South Asian countries, the Hawaii Islands Cuba and India.
    • In India it is grown in 1.30 lakh hectares in Uttar Pradesh (largest area and production), Bihar, M.P, Maharastra and Andhra Pradesh.

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